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Saylorville Lake

IA (Dallas, Polk)

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    Lake Details


    What you need to know about fishing Saylorville Lake

    Saylorville is just under 5,000 acres and is located on the north edge of Des Moines. Crappie, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, and White Bass are top angling choices. In addition to amenities on the lake, there are plenty of options for lodging and food near the lake. There are lots of shore fishing opportunities on this lake.

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    Surface Area

    21.96 sq. km

    Avg. Depth

    0 ft.

    Species Present

    Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Northern Pike

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      Relevant Gear For You

      Omnia Recommendations

      Omnia’s custom recommendation engine matches products, styles, seasons, species, and this specific waterbody’s attributes and the selections you’ve made about how you fish this lake.

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