2019 IHSAA Football Hall Of Fame Class Inductee Parker Wildeman

The IAHSAA is proud to announce the 2019 class for induction into its Football Hall of Fame, with the six selections to be honored on November 22 during the Class 4A championship game at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. These honorees were nominated through their schools, picked by the Football Hall of Fame selection committee, and approved by the Board of Control.

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2019 FOURTH Iowa High School Volleyball Rankings

In the latest IGHSAU Volleyball Rankings, Gehlen remains in the four spot in Class 1A. In Class 2A Western Christian maintains their top spot, and Boyden-Hull is moves up to 11. Class 3A has Spirit Lake up to 7th, Unity Christian is in the rankings at 11, and Sioux Center falls to 14th. MOC-Floyd Valley fell out of the rankings.

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Are the Fishing Biting?


East Okoboji Lake
Bluegill – Good: Some fish remain in deeper water; schools of fish have started to migrate to shallower water. Be mobile to find active fish using traditional bluegill baits. Yellow Bass – Good: Action remains good with 8 – 9 inch fish being caught. Find fish in 10 feet of water; move often to find active fish. Channel Catfish – Good: Action has picked up with the cooler water temperature. Use traditional baits fished after dark.

Five Island Lake
Yellow Bass – Good: Anglers report good numbers of fish being caught; sorting is needed. Channel Catfish – Good: Action has picked up; use traditional baits fished after dark.

Lake Pahoja
Bluegill – No Report: Recent surveys show good numbers of angler-acceptable size and larger bluegill in the lake.

Lost Island Lake
Walleye – Fair: Report of 14 – 18 inch fish being caught. Yellow Bass – Good: Cast mini-jigs tipped with wigglers in shallow water during the morning and evening. Boat anglers – troll crankbaits to find active fish then anchor and cast small plastics and prepare for plenty of pole-bending action. Channel Catfish – Good: Good numbers of large angler-acceptable size fish continue to be caught. Use cut bait to provide plenty of pole-bending action. Bluegill – Good: Action continues for bluegill, black crappie and yellow perch. Use plastics on light jigs fished in shallow water in the evening.

Silver Lake (Dickinson)
Yellow Perch – No Report: Recent surveys show good numbers of fish approaching 11 inches. Channel Catfish – No Report: Recent surveys show good numbers of 16 – 23.9 inch fish in the lake.

Spirit Lake
Walleye – Fair: Walleyes action has improved with the drop in water temperatures. Fish the basin; don’t overlook the weed edges. Use crawlers and bottom bouncers or troll crankbaits. Yellow Perch – Good: Good numbers of 8.5 inch fish are being caught. Persistence and patience will be rewarded with larger fish caught.

West Okoboji Lake
Bluegill – Good: Fish the outside weed edges for larger sized bluegill; do not overlook deeper rock piles in 20 – 25 feet of water with aquatic plants.

For more information throughout the week, contact the Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery at 712-336-1840.