Lake Odessa is located in Louisa County. It has 3,000 surface acres of water.
Although Lake Odessa is more of a wetland complex managed primarily for waterfowl it does provide some high quality angling opportunities for the fishing public.
Lake Odessa is known for it's Crappie fishing and it's not uncommon to catch good numbers of 11+ inch black crappies.
There is a hard surface boat ramp, picnic areas, trails, restrooms and camping.
Location: 5 miles east of Wapello