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Lake Macbride, Johnson County

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6/13/22 @ 2:04 PM
FISHING REPORT
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USER SINCE 2/7/20

Beginning Friday, May 27, the 10 horsepower maximum went into effect.

Black Crappie - Slow: Look for fish suspended over brush/stumps or in open water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish the weedlines or on rocky banks.

Walleye - Slow: Try trolling crankbaits or crawler harnesses on rock reefs or large flats in 7-14'.

Source: Iowa DNR

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5/30/22 @ 1:55 PM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20

Black Crappie - Slow: Some fish are shallow and some fish are deep.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish around rock. Most fish are smaller.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish the weedlines or on rocky banks.

Walleye - Slow: Lots of small fish are being caught shallow. Try deeper rock or flats for bigger fish.

For more information, contact the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615.

Beginning Friday, May 27, the 10 horsepower maximum goes into effect.

Black Crappie - Slow: Some fish are shallow and some fish are deep.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish around rock. Most fish are smaller.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish the weedlines or on rocky banks.

Walleye - Slow: Lots of small fish are being caught shallow. Try deeper rock or flats for bigger fish.

Source: Iowa DNR

5/23/22 @ 1:52 PM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20

Water temps are in the low 70's.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Fish the weedlines or on rocky banks.

Black Crappie - Slow: Some fish are shallow and some fish are deep.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish around rock. Most fish are smaller.

Walleye - Slow: Lots of small fish are being caught shallow. Try deeper rock or flats for bigger fish.

Source: Iowa DNR

5/7/22 @ 9:43 AM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Black Crappie - Fair: Look for fish around brush/stumps in 10-15'. Fish are starting to move shallower east of the causeway as well.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish over rock piles or stumps in 10-20'.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Fish shallow rock/wood on warm days and deeper water and structure on cooler days.

Spotted bass - Fair: Try deeper stumps or mid depth structure on warmer days.

Walleye - Slow: Some fish are on shallow rocky areas spawning while some are pre/post spawn on nearby structure and drop-offs.

Water temps are in the low 50's. The fish cleaning station is now up and running.

Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Slow: Fish are deep some days and shallower others. Follow the wind and shad.

Source: Iowa DNR

4/30/22 @ 9:37 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Black Crappie - Fair: Look for fish around brush/stumps in 10-15'.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish over rock piles or stumps in 10-20'.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Fish shallow rock/wood on warm days and deeper water and structure on cooler days.

The docks are in and water temps are around 50 degrees.

Walleye - Slow: Some fish are on shallow rocky areas spawning while some are pre/post spawn on nearby structure and drop-offs.

Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Slow: Fish are deep some days and shallower others. Follow the wind and shad.

Spotted bass - Fair: Try deeper stumps or mid depth structure on warmer days.

Source: Iowa DNR

4/23/22 @ 9:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20

Bluegill - Fair: Fish over rock piles or stumps in 10-20'.

The docks are in and water temps are in the upper 40's.

Black Crappie - Fair: Look for fish around brush/stumps in 10-15'.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Fish shallow rock/wood on warm days and deeper water and structure on cooler days.

Walleye - Fair: Some fish are on shallow rocky areas spawning while some are pre/post spawn on nearby structure and drop-offs.

Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Slow: Fish are deep some days and shallower others. Follow the wind and shad.

Source: Iowa DNR

4/16/22 @ 9:28 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20

The docks are in and water temps are in the upper 40's.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish over rock piles or stumps in 10-20'.

Black Crappie - Fair: Look for fish around brush/stumps in 10-15'.

Walleye - Fair: Some fish are on shallow rocky areas spawning while some are pre/post spawn on nearby structure and drop-offs.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish shallow rock/wood on warm days and deeper water and structure on cooler days.

Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Fair: Fish are deep some days and shallower others. Follow the wind and shad.

Source: Iowa DNR

4/2/22 @ 9:22 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20

Black Crappie - Fair: A few fish are being caught over brush piles.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Try cutbait in the upper reaches.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Try slow presentations around wood and rock.

Water temps are in the low 40's. Boat docks are not in yet but the boat slips at Main and Opie ramp are available.

Source: Iowa DNR

3/26/22 @ 9:19 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20

The lake is ice free and water temps are in the low 40's. Boat docks are not in yet but the boat slips at Main and Opie ramp are available.

Black Crappie - Fair: A few fish are being caught over brush piles.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Try slow presentations around wood and rock.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Try cutbait in the upper reaches.

Source: Iowa DNR

3/3/22 @ 4:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20

Black Crappie - Slow: A few fish are being caught on minnows, primarily at sunset.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish structure with jigs/waxies. Size is marginal at best.

Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Slow: Some fish were caught last weekend during the warm up.

Source: Iowa DNR

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