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Water BodyMonticello
OwnershipCity of Monticello
Area Specific Regulations
  • Largemouth bass from 19 inches to 22 inches long must be released immediately.
  • Largemouth bass daily limit is eight, only one of which may exceed 22 inches.
  • No limit on white bass and hybrid striped bass.
  • Because of mercury contamination, pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, women who are breast-feeding, and children under age seven should not eat flathead catfish, blue catfish or largemouth bass longer than 12 inches.
  • Others should not eat flathead catfish or blue catfish longer than 15 inches, or largemouth bass longer than 16 inches, or more than two meals per month of largemouth bass shorter than 16 inches. Other fish may be eaten without restriction.
  • Use of common carp as bait is prohibited.
  • Crappie daily limit is 20.
  • From March 1-Nov. 30, crappie must be 10-inches long to keep.
  • From Dec. 1-Feb. 28, the minimum length on crappie is waived and anglers may take 20 crappie per day. No culling is allowed on crappie, and the first 20 caught must be kept.
Major SportfishLargemouth bass, white crappie, black crappie, channel catfish, bream
Aquatic VegetationCoontail, lily pads