Twelve Mile Creek Lake

Union - Iowa


  • 4 catches

  • 219 followers

  • 2 spots

Twelve Mile Lake is one of Iowa's top bluegill, crappie and largemouth bass fisheries. The 600 acre lake is also known for a quality walleye and channel catfish fishery. Rock piles were placed in the lake during construction and many trees left standing ...

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Twelve Mile Creek Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Wife out did me today she caught 4 different species to my lonely bass oh well

    Black Crappie with a worms

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      from#
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      And that will happen fro. time to time.. Lmao
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
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  2. Twelve Mile's access is good. Largemouth Bass - Good: Largemouth bass have been caught using plastics and crankbaits near rock structures and cedar tree piles. ...more Crappie - Fair: Most crappies being caught are 5-7 inches with some up to 10 inches. They are being caught using minnows and small jigs along the roadbed and near the rock mounds.
    Water temperatures in the Mount Ayr District area lakes are around 55 degrees. The district includes Page, Taylor, Adams, Union, Ringgold, Decatur, Clarke, and Madison counties. Reports from small area lakes have reported crappies are moving near shore and bass are on beds. For more information call 641-464-3108.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR.

  3. Lake access is good. Largemouth Bass - Good: Largemouth bass have been caught using plastics and crankbaits near rock structures and cedar tree piles. Crappie - ...more Fair: Most crappies being caught are 5-7 inches with some up to 10 inches. They are being caught using minnows and small jigs along the roadbed and near the flooded timber. Walleye - Slow: Walleyes are being caught on jigs along the dam in the evening.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR.

  4. Twelve Mile's water level is below full pool. Crappie - Fair: Most crappies being caught are 5-7 inches with some up to 10 inches. They are being caught using ...more minnows and small jigs along the roadbed and near the flooded timber.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR

  5. Most of the lake has 18 or more inches of ice with the cold weather improving the ice conditions along the shoreline. Bluegill - Slow: Big bluegills are being caught ...more on wax worms and minnows near the bottom. Crappie - Slow: Crappies up to 10 inches are being caught on minnows and wax worms along the channel and the roadbed. Walleye - Slow: Walleyes up to 18 inches are being caught with minnows along the roadbed in the evenings.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR

  6. Ice conditions have remained fairly consistent with most of the lake having 14 inches or more. Bluegill - Slow: A few big bluegills are being caught on wax worms ...more near the bottom. People that are willing to keep moving have had the best luck. Crappie - Slow: Crappies up to 10 inches are being caught on minnows and wax worms along the channel and the roadbed. Walleye - Slow: Walleyes are being caught on minnows along the roadbed. Fishing success has been variable on many lakes in the district. Ice conditions have remained consistent with most lakes having more than 14 inches of ice. For more information, call 641-464-3108.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR.

  7. Ice conditions have remained fairly consistent with most of the lake having 10-15 inches of ice. Bluegill - Slow: A few big bluegills are being caught on wax worms ...more near the bottom along the roadbed. Crappie - Fair: Crappies up to 10 inches are being caught on minnows and wax worms along the channel and the roadbed. Yellow Perch - No Report: Walleye - No Report:
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR.

  8. Ice conditions have remained fairly consistent with most of the lake having 10-15 inches of ice. Bluegill - Slow: Bluegills over eight inches are being caught on ...more wax worms near the bottom along the roadbed. Crappie - Fair: Crappies up to 10 inches are being caught on minnows and wax worms along the channel and the roadbed. Yellow Perch - No Report: Walleye - No Report:
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR.

  9. Most lake has 5 to 10 inches of ice. Some nearby areas will have less or have frozen recently. Check the thickness in several areas along you route. Bluegill - ...more Fair: Bluegills are being caught on wax worms near the bottom along the road bed. Crappie - Fair: Crappies are being caught on minnows along the flooded timber next to the channel and along the old road bed. Walleye - Slow: Few walleyes are being caught while anglers are fishing for bluegills and crappies.
    Report courtesy of Iowa DNR

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