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Lake Hendricks, Howard County

Lake Hendricks, Howard County
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11/21/22 @ 3:31 PM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Bluegill - No Report:

Few anglers out as lake begins to freeze. Clarity improving.

Very cold temperatures through weekend from teens for highs to single digits. Snow amounts about 1 inch or less. Gravel roads are slippery. Look for smaller bodies of water to begin freezing.

Black Crappie - No Report:

Largemouth Bass - No Report:

Temperatures becoming more seasonal for the holiday weekend. Look for smaller bodies of water to begin freezing but ice not think enough on larger waterbodies. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Bluegill - No Report:

Few anglers out as lake begins to freeze. Clarity improving.

Black Crappie - No Report:

Largemouth Bass - No Report:

Source: Iowa DNR

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11/14/22 @ 3:25 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Rain for Thursday. Temperatures falling from 70's to 30's overnight with lows in the 20's as a strong system passes. Rivers and streams currently low with excellent water clarity. Depending on rainfall amounts, streams may rise and turn off color. Many remain low limiting boat access.

Clarity about 1 to 2 feet on Lake Hendricks. Best time to fish is evening as water near shore warms.

Bluegill - Fair: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a jig tipped with plastic worm or nightcrawler for best luck.

Black Crappie - Fair: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Source: Iowa DNR

11/7/22 @ 3:22 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Clarity about 1 to 2 feet on Lake Hendricks as temperatures drop. Best time to fish is evening as water near shore warms.

Rain forecast for the weekend beginning Friday. Temperatures falling from 70's to 50's with lows in the upper 30's. Rivers and streams currently low with excellent water clarity. Depending on rainfall amounts, streams may rise and turn off color. Many are low limiting boat access.

Black Crappie - Fair: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a jig tipped with plastic worm or nightcrawler for best luck.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/31/22 @ 2:19 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
More seasonal temperatures for the weekend ranging from low 60's to 30's. Rivers and streams are low with excellent water clarity. Many are low limiting boat access.

Clarity improving on Lake Hendricks as temperatures drop. Best time to fish is evening as water near shore warms.

Black Crappie - Fair: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Bluegill - Fair: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a jig tipped with plastic worm or nightcrawler for best luck.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/24/22 @ 2:16 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
A pleasant warm-up for a fall weekend with temperatures ranging from low 70's to 40's with a breezy south wind. Rivers and streams in good condition with excellent clarity. Many are low limiting boat access.

Clarity improving on Lake Hendricks as temperatures drop. Best time to fish is evening as water near shore warms.

Black Crappie - Fair: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Bluegill - Fair: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a jig tipped with plastic worm or nightcrawler for best luck fished near shore.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/17/22 @ 2:13 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Temperatures range from 50's to 30's with gusty west winds. Rivers and streams in good condition with excellent clarity. Many are low limiting boat access.

Clarity improving on Lake Hendricks as temperatures drop. Water temperatures low 50's.

Black Crappie - Fair: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Bluegill - Fair: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a jig tipped with plastic worm or nightcrawler for best luck fished near shore.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/10/22 @ 2:10 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Temperatures range from upper 50's to upper 30's. Rivers and streams in good condition and clarity. Many are low limiting boat access.

Algae bloom continues on Lake Hendricks. Clarity is less than a foot. Water temperatures low 60's.

Bluegill - Good: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Black Crappie - Good: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use plastics and topwater lures for best luck fished near shore.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/3/22 @ 2:07 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Temperatures range from upper 60's to lower 40's. Rivers and streams in good condition and clarity. Many are low creating difficulties for boat access.

Algae bloom continues on Lake Hendricks. Clarity is less than a foot. Water temperatures low 60's.

Bluegill - Good: Find gills along rocky shorelines. Use a small piece of worm fished under a bobber near shore.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use plastics and topwater lures for best luck fished near shore.

Black Crappie - Good: Use a small minnow or lure in deeper water.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/19/22 @ 2:01 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Temperatures range from mid 80's to 60's with storms likely over the weekend. Flows remain elevated. Rivers and streams in good condition and clarity.

Green algae bloom prevalent on Lake Hendricks. Water temperatures are 60's. Bite improving as temperatures fall.

Black Crappie - Fair: Slowly troll for crappie. Best times to fish are in the evening.

Bluegill - Fair: Try using a small piece of worm to catch one of these beauties.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Anglers finding fish on edges of vegetation. Use weedless lures to minimize the frustration of casting into weeds.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Best time to catch a nice size cat is at night using a nightcrawler fished on the bottom.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/12/22 @ 1:58 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Green algae bloom less intense on Lake Hendricks. Water temperatures are low 70's. Bite improving as temperatures fall.

Temperatures range from 70's to 50's. Rain likely over the weekend. Flows remain elevated. Use care when paddling with elevated current.

Black Crappie - Fair: Slowly troll for crappie. Best times to fish are in the evening.

Bluegill - Fair: Try using a small piece of worm to catch one of these beauties.

Channel Catfish - Excellent: Best time to catch a nice size cat is at night using stinkbait.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Anglers finding fish on edges of vegetation. Use weedless lures to minimize the frustration of casting into weeds.

Source: Iowa DNR

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