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Black Hawk Lake, Sac County

Black Hawk Lake, Sac County
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9/24/20 @ 8:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (57%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Fishing action has picked up in some areas as water temperatures cool down. Most lake levels remain at or below crest.

Water level is roughly 5 inches below crest. Water temperatures have cooled and the shore fishing action has picked up.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Black Crappie - Fair: Anglers have had luck fishing in and around the fish house in Town Bay and along Ice House Point. Some anglers have caught limits. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Use a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish can be picked up along shore with small jigs.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try targeting catfish along rocky shorelines like Ice House Point, near the outlet, and near the inlet bridge.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleye along the north shore, Ice House Point, and near the outlet on the east shoreline.

Panfishing action from shore has picked up in some areas. Most lake levels remain at or below crest. For more information, contact the Black Hawk District office at 712-657-2638.

Water level is roughly 5 inches below crest. Shore fishing action has picked up. Anglers are having success along Ice House point and the fish House in Town Bay.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleye along the north shore, Ice House Point, and near the outlet on the east shoreline.

Black Crappie - Fair: Anglers have had luck fishing in and around the fish house in Town Bay and along Ice House Point. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Use a small jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish can be picked up along shore with small jigs.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try targeting catfish along rocky shorelines like Ice House Point, near the outlet, and near the inlet bridge.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/17/20 @ 8:31 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
New Moon
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Bluegill - Slow: Fish the deeper rock piles near Gunshot Hill and in the east basin.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Slow:

Water level is roughly 5 inches below crest. Water temperatures have cooled considerable over the last few days to around 60 degrees.

Water temperatures have dropped to around 60 degrees in most parts of the Black Hawk District. Most lake levels remain at or below crest.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Black Crappie - Slow: Fish around and inside the fish house. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/10/20 @ 8:28 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
Last Quarter
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Water temperatures are in the mid 70's in most parts of the Black Hawk District. River levels are low and most lake levels are below crest.

Water level is roughly 5 inches below crest.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Black Crappie - Slow: Fish around and inside the fish house. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Bluegill - Slow: Fish the deeper rock piles near Gunshot Hill and in the east basin.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Slow:

Source: Iowa DNR

9/3/20 @ 8:25 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (98%)
Waning Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Slow:

Water level is a few inches below crest.

Water temperatures have warmed slightly to the upper 70s in most parts of the Black Hawk District. River levels are low and most lake levels are below crest.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Black Crappie - Slow: Fish around and inside the fish house. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Bluegill - Slow: Fish the deeper rock piles near Gunshot Hill and in the east basin.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/27/20 @ 8:16 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (71%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair: Fish the deeper rock piles near Gunshot Hill and in the east basin.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Surface water temps are in the mid 70's. Water level is a few inches below crest.

Walleye - Slow:

Water temperatures are in the mid 70s in the Black Hawk District. River levels are low and most lake levels are below crest.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Black Crappie - Fair: Fish around and inside the fish house. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/20/20 @ 8:10 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (4%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Surface water temps are in the mid 70's. Water level is a few inches below crest.

Water temperatures are in the mid 70s in the Black Hawk District. River levels are low and most lake levels are below crest.

Black Crappie - Fair: Anglers have been picking up crappie around and inside the fish house recently. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Bluegill - Fair:

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Walleye - Slow:

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Source: Iowa DNR

8/13/20 @ 7:46 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (31%)
Waning Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Surface water temps are around 78 degrees. Water level is a few inches below crest.

Walleye - Slow:

Water temperatures are in the upper 70s in the Black Hawk District.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Bluegill - Fair:

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water. Try targeting catfish around the inlet bridge, especially if there is some flow following a rain event.

Black Crappie - Fair: Anglers have been picking up crappie around and inside the fish house recently. Many of the crappie are running 8 to 9 inches, but there are a few bigger ones mixed in. Try a small white jig or a small live minnow under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/6/20 @ 7:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (91%)
Waning Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Water temperatures are in the lower 80's in the Black Hawk District.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Surface water temps are around 80 degrees. Water level is slightly below crest.

Walleye - Slow:

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Bluegill - Fair:

Source: Iowa DNR

7/30/20 @ 7:37 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (83%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore and near docks . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Surface water temps are around 80 degrees. Water level is near crest. Water clarity is 12 to 16 inches.

Water temperatures are in the lower 80's in the Black Hawk District.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Bluegill - Fair:

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water.

Walleye - Slow:

Source: Iowa DNR

7/23/20 @ 7:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (11%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair:

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around deeper rock piles. Use natural baits like night crawlers, crawdads, or shrimp. Try drifting at night to cover a lot of water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Cast traditional bass lures and plastics along shore . Fish can be caught anywhere around the lake but some of the best areas include Ice House point shoreline, inlet bay and bridge area, near the outlet, and along Gunshot Hill.

Surface water temps are around 80 degrees. Water level is near crest. Water clarity is 12 to 16 inches.

Walleye - Slow:

Water temperatures are in the lower 80's in the Black Hawk District.

Yellow Perch - Slow:

Source: Iowa DNR

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