Weekly Northwest Iowa DNR Fishing Report

Regional – Here is this week’s Northwest Iowa Fishing Report as released by the Iowa Department of Natureal Resources Thurs

East Okoboji Lake
The lake level is 4 inches above crest. The walleye season is closed until May 4Bluegill – Fair. Yellow Perch – Fair: Sorting will most likely be needed.

Ingham Lake
Walleye
 – Fair: Anglers have been successful morning and afternoon.  

Silver Lake (Dickinson)
Walleye – Fair. 

Spirit Lake
The lake is 6 inches below crest. The walleye season is closed until May 4th. Black Crappie – Fair: Anglers are finding quality-size fish. Bluegill – Fair. Yellow Perch – Good: Sorting may be needed.

West Okoboji Lake
The lake level is 4 inches above crest. The walleye season is closed until May 4th. Black Crappie – Fair: Bluegill – Good. Pumpkinseed – Good. Yellow Perch – Fair: Sorting may be needed.

Area water temperatures are slowly rising to the low to mid-50s. Most area lakes are at or above crest and should continue to rise with forecast rains. Most courtesy docks are in place. The walleye season is closed on the Iowa Great Lakes until May 4th. For current conditions, call the Spirit Lake District Office at 712-336-1840.

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