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Lake Hendricks, Howard County

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9/17/20 @ 8:04 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
New Moon
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Area rivers up about half a foot to a foot. Clarity remains good on most. Thunderstorms possible through Saturday. Weekend temperature highs low 70's to 50's for lows. Share your passion with a beginning angler for priceless rewards this holiday weekend.

Bluegill - Fair: Shore anglers should find fish around the jetty's or along the weed lines. A small piece of worm under a bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish channel cats in the evening around woody structure. A worm or stinkbait works well fished near the bottom.

Water clarity remains fair with as green algae bloom continues. Visibility slowly improving. Water temperatures in the low 70's.

Black Crappie - Fair: Try using a jig tipped with a minnow or twister tail trailing behind a boat or kayak for best luck when fish are deep.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a topwater lure fish along a weed edge for some fun bass action.

Area rivers stabilized after last weeks rain. Clarity remains good on most. Weekend temperature highs 60's to mid 40's for lows. Enjoy this beautiful fall-like weather and explore a new area. For more information, please call the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Black Crappie - Fair: Try using a jig tipped with a minnow or twister tail trailing behind a boat or kayak for best luck when fish are deep.

Bluegill - Fair: Shore anglers should find fish around the jetty's or along the weed lines. A small piece of worm under a bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish channel cats in the evening around woody structure. A worm or stinkbait works well fished near the bottom.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a topwater lure fish along a weed edge for some fun bass action.

Water clarity remains fair with as green algae bloom continues. Visibility slowly improving. Water temperatures in the mid 60's.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/10/20 @ 8:01 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
Last Quarter
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Water levels are low on area rivers. Clarity is good on most. Thunderstorms possible through weekend. Weekend temperature highs low 80's with 50's for lows. Share your passion with a beginning angler for priceless rewards this holiday weekend.

Bluegill - Slow: Shore anglers should find fish around the jetty's or along the weed lines. A small piece of worm under a bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish channel cats in the evening around woody structure. A worm or stinkbait works well fished near the bottom.

Water clarity remains fair with a severe green algae bloom. Visibility about 6 inches. Water temperatures in the low 80's.

Black Crappie - Slow: Try using a jig tipped with a minnow or twister tail trailing behind a boat or kayak for best luck when fish are deep.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Use a topwater lure fish along a weed edge for some fun bass action.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/3/20 @ 7:58 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (98%)
Waning Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Bluegill - Slow: Shore anglers should find fish around the jetty's or along the weed lines. A small piece of worm under a bobber works well.

Water clarity remains fair with a severe green algae bloom. Water temperatures in the low 80's.

Water levels are low on area rivers. Clarity is good on most. Cold front entering area brings thunderstorms Thursday evening into Friday. Weekend temperature highs in the 70's with 50's for lows.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish channel cats in the evening around woody structure. A worm or stinkbait works well fished near the bottom.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Use a topwater lure fish along a weed edge for some fun bass action.

Black Crappie - Slow: Try using a jig tipped with a minnow or twister tail trailing behind a boat or kayak for best luck when fish are deep.

Black Crappie - Slow: Try using a jig tipped with a minnow or twister tail trailing behind a boat or kayak for best luck when fish are deep.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/20/20 @ 7:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (4%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Water levels on area rivers are low. Clarity is good on most. Thunderstorms possible Friday into Saturday morning. Temperatures in 70's.

Water clarity remains fair and very green. Water temperatures in the mid to upper 70's.

Bluegill - Fair: Shore anglers should find fish around the jetty's or along the weed lines. A small piece of worm under a bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Good: Fish channel cats in the evening around woody structure. A worm or stinkbait works well fished near the bottom.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use a topwater lure fish along a weed edge for some fun bass action.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/13/20 @ 7:19 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (31%)
Waning Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Area rivers and streams water levels continue to fall. Water clarity excellent. Expect a hot humid weekend with temperatures in the upper 80's for highs and 60's for lows. Pop-up thunderstorms possible. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

A green algal bloom continues limiting visibility. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Bluegill - Fair: A small piece of worm on a small hook under a bobber works well. Find fish along rocky shoreline in deeper water.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. A fat juicy worm will work also. Late evening is best time to fish for catfish.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use topwater lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along weed edges.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/6/20 @ 7:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (91%)
Waning Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Area rivers and streams water levels continue to fall. Flows remain elevated. Water clarity excellent. Expect a pleasant weekend with low humidity and temperatures in the 80's for highs and 60's for lows. Pop-up thunderstorms possible. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

A severe green algal bloom continues limiting visibility. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Bluegill - Fair: A small piece of worm on a small hook under a bobber works well. Find fish along rocky shoreline in deeper water.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. A fat juicy worm will work also.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Use topwater lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along weed edges.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/30/20 @ 7:10 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (83%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Area rivers and streams water levels continue to fall. Flows remain elevated. Water clarity excellent. Expect a hot, humid weekend with temperatures in the 90's for highs and 70's for lows. Pop-up thunderstorms possible. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Bluegill - Slow: A small piece of worm on a hook under a bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. A fat juicy worm will work also.

Lake is currently experiencing a severe green algal bloom. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Use topwater lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along weed edges.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/23/20 @ 7:07 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (11%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Area rivers and streams water levels stabilizing after scattered showers popped up. Flows remain elevated. Water clarity slowly improving. Expect a hot, humid weekend with temperatures in the 90's for highs and 70's for lows. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Aquatic vegetation is coming on strong. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Bluegill - Good: A small piece of worm on a hook under a bobber works well.

Black Crappie - Good: Find crappie suspended in deeper water around structure. Use a minnow or small lure drifted over structure.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. A fat juicy worm will work also.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Use topwater lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along weed edges.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/16/20 @ 6:01 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (17%)
Waning Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Aquatic vegetation is coming on strong. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Area rivers and streams water levels continue falling but flows remain elevated. Water clarity much improved. Expect a hot, humid weekend with temperatures in the upper 80's for highs and upper 60's for lows. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Black Crappie - Slow: Find crappie suspended in deeper water around structure. Use a minnow or small lure drifting over structure.

Bluegill - Fair: A small piece of worm on a hook under a small bobber works well.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. Nightcrawlers will work.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use top water lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along the weed edges.

Area rivers and streams water levels continue falling but flows remain elevated. Water clarity much improved. Expect a hot, humid weekend with temperatures in the upper 80's for highs and upper 60's for lows. For current fishing information, call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.

Aquatic vegetation is coming on strong. Best times to fish are early morning and evening.

Black Crappie - Slow: Find crappie suspended in deeper water around structure. Use a minnow or small lure drifting over structure.

Bluegill - Fair: A small piece of worm on a hook under a small bobber works well.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Use top water lures or weedless hooks for best luck. Fish along the weed edges.

Channel Catfish - Good: With warmer water temperatures, try using cheese or stink baits. Nightcrawlers will work.

Source: Iowa DNR

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