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Peterson Pits (west)

Story County - Iowa
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4 miles northeast of Ames

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Frequently Asked Questions About Peterson Pits (west), IA

How big is Peterson Pits (west)?
Peterson Pits (west) is approximately 33 sq acres (0.1 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Peterson Pits (west)?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish and Largemouth Bass in Peterson Pits (west).

Other fish species in the lake include Quillback and River Carpsucker.

Are there places to stay in the Peterson Pits (west) area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Peterson Pits (west) and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Peterson Pits (west)?
Today for Peterson Pits (west), fishing looks to be very active with peak fishing times around 11 am - 1 pm and 4-6 pm and 7-8 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Peterson Pits (west) Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there places to eat and drink near Peterson Pits (west)?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What are the fishing regulations for Peterson Pits (west)?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Peterson Pits (west) that you need to know. For complete fishing regulations visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. To report a violation call (800) 532-2020 . Need a Iowa fishing license?

Explore the Peterson Pits (west) area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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Controling Authority
Brandon Bergquist, Conservation Officer; 515-290-0177; [email protected]
Matt Bruner, Conservation Officer; 515-290-0527; [email protected]
Ben Dodd, Fisheries Biologist; 641-891-3795; [email protected]

What is the average air temp for Peterson Pits (west)?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Peterson Pits (west)? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 77°F (25°C) to a low around 56°F (13°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Peterson Pits (west)?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Peterson Pits (west).

For more Iowa State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Peterson Pits (west)...
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Dickcissell Lake 11.9 mi 13 8 ft
Little Wall Lake 12.9 mi 249 13 ft
Hickory Grove 14.0 mi 100 37 ft
Dakins Lake 16.6 mi 20 15 ft
Jay Carlson Pit (West) 17.8 mi 26
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