The water temperatures have been creeping up into the low 50's on some afternoons but a majority of the time it's running around 47-48 degrees.
Black Crappie - Fair: A few crappies are getting caught out along the edges of the trees in deeper water. They are really scattered so be prepared to move to find them.
For more information on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Office at (31) 694-2430.
Black Crappie - Fair: Not a lot of angler activity out on the lake. The crappies are definitely out along the edges of the flooded timber and open water areas pretty close to the same areas you find them during ice fishing season.
Water temperature is holding pretty steady now at about 48 degrees.
Source: Iowa DNR