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Fishing at Rathbun Lake

Rathbun Lake is Iowa’s second-largest lake, with 11,000 acres (44.52 km2) of beautiful water and 150 miles of shoreline. This is Iowa fishing at its finest! Fish for crappie, catfish, largemouth bass, and walleye. 


  • Fish year-round or weather permitting.



  • Fishing is included with any Honey Creek Resort reservation. 

  • Non-resort guests can purchase a day pass for $20 per person.


  • Visit the arena for fishing details.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear.
  • Fishing poles, tackle, and bait are available at the Arena on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 
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