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Fishing in Big Woods Lake

4.0 (14)
539 Logged catches

About Big Woods Lake

Can you fish in Big Woods Lake? Big Woods Lake is near Cedar Falls. The most popular species caught here are Largemouth bass, Bluegill, and Black crappie. 539 catches are logged on Fishbrain. Please use your best judgement when determining where you can fish, and make sure you follow local regulations.


Big Woods Lake has the following amenities based off of 14 reviews left by our users.

Boat ramps
Picnic area
Family friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Piers & docks
Put & take
Bank fishing
Peace & quiet

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Fishing regulations at Big Woods Lake, IA

Fishing regulations in Iowa can change throughout the year. Make sure to check this page before fishing for the most up to date rules and regulations for the current season. Local regulations govern when you can fish, the max size of the fish you can keep, how many fish you can keep, and more.

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Regulations for

42°32′55″N 92°26′0.6″W

Baits and catches from Big Woods Lake

Top gear anglers are using

According to our data, anglers at Big Woods Lake are mostly reeling in Largemouth bass using the following fishing gear.

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Reviews of Big Woods Lake

4.0 (14)