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AKA: Lake Wapello State Park

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish and hybrid striped bass at Lake Wapello in Iowa.
Lake Wapello, IA

Boating, camping and fishing are all popular at Lake Wapello, a 1,150-acrelake in southeast Iowa, 8 miles east of Unionville. Fish species here include bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, sunfish and wiper. Bass are the favored species, crappie are a close second and wiper fishing can vary from good to poor. Trails or roadways outline over 7 miles of shoreline, providing access to many areas for fishing from the bank. Rental boats, a fishing jetty, several boat launch ramps, a bait shop, fish cleaning station, a pier and Lake Wapello State Park Campground are open to the public.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Wapello

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Hybrid Stripers

Lake Wapello Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NO

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Wapello State Park Campground - 641 722-3371

Lake Wapello IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Wapello
Lake Wapello State Park
15248 Campground Rd
Drakesville, IA 52552
641 722-3371

 

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