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South Prairie Lake, Black Hawk County

South Prairie Lake, Black Hawk County
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7/27/21 @ 4:58 AM
FISHING REPORT
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Rivers and streams are in excellent condition. Weather and angling conditions look ideal for the upcoming weekend and into next week. Area Black Hawk County lakes are producing catches of panfish. Call or stop into your local bait shops for local fishing information. For further information call the Manchester NE District Office at 563-927-3276.

Anglers are catching crappie in Harold Getty Lake.

Black Crappie - Fair: Fish 6-8 feet over structure using a crappie minnow under a slip bobber or jigging colored tube jigs.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Try casting and retrieving top water baits, spinner baits or crankbaits early morning or late evening for largemouth bass.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/13/21 @ 4:46 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Angling conditions are ideal as both interior rivers and trout streams remain in excellent condition. Area Black Hawk County lakes are producing catches of panfish. Call or stop into your local bait shops for local fishing information. For further information call the Manchester NE District Office at 563-927-3276.

Anglers are catching crappie in Harold Getty Lake.

Black Crappie - Fair: Fish 6-8 feet over structure using a crappie minnow under a slip bobber or jigging colored tube jigs.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Try casting and retrieving top water baits, spinner baits or crankbaits early morning or late evening for largemouth bass.

Source: Iowa DNR

6/29/21 @ 4:40 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Angling conditions are ideal as both interior rivers and trout streams remain in excellent condition. Area Black Hawk County lakes are producing catches of panfish. Call or stop into your local bait shops for local fishing information. For further information call the NE District Office at 563-927-3276.

Anglers are catching crappie in Harold Getty Lake.

Black Crappie - Fair: Fish 6-8 feet over structure using a crappie minnow under a slip bobber or jigging colored tube jigs.

Largemouth Bass - Good: Try casting and retrieving top water baits, spinner baits or crankbaits early morning or late evening for largemouth bass.

Source: Iowa DNR

6/15/21 @ 4:31 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Angling conditions are ideal as both interior rivers and trout streams remain in excellent condition. Area Black Hawk County lakes are producing catches of crappie. Call or stop into your local bait shops for local fishing information. For further information call the NE District Office at 563-927-3276.

Anglers are catching crappie in Harold Getty Lake.

Black Crappie - Fair: Fish 6-8 feet over structure using a crappie minnow under a slip bobber or jigging colored tube jigs.

Source: Iowa DNR

6/1/21 @ 4:16 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Interior rivers bumped up with isolated rainfall events but are still providing some fair to good angling opportunities for smallmouth bass, walleye and channel catfish. Rivers should be in good condition for the upcoming weekend. Lakes are beginning to produce some crappie. Trout streams are in excellent condition and providing some insect hatches with the warmer weather. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops.

Anglers have been catching primarily bluegill and a few crappie out of South Prairie Lake.

Black Crappie - Fair: Cast or vertical jig using colored tube jigs or crappie minnow under a slip bobber. Target the four to eight foot depth of water along the edge of weed beds.

Bluegill - Good: Fish a piece of crawler under a bobber or casting a light jig or using a flyrod as bluegill are beginning to move on spawning beds.

Source: Iowa DNR

5/25/21 @ 4:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Interior rivers are low and providing some fair to good angling opportunities for smallmouth bass, walleye and channel catfish. Rivers should be in good condition for the upcoming weekend. Lakes are beginning to produce some crappie. Trout streams are in excellent condition and providing some insect hatches with the warmer weather. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops.

Anglers have been catching crappie out of South Prairie Lake.

Black Crappie - Good: Cast or vertical jig using colored tube jigs or crappie minnow under a slip bobber. Target the four to eight foot depth of water along the edge of weed beds.

Source: Iowa DNR

5/1/21 @ 12:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Anglers are catching crappie along the edges of weed beds.

Black Crappie - Fair: Try fishing small jigs tipped with a waxworm along the edges of the weed beds.

Interior rivers are low and providing some fair to good angling opportunities for smallmouth bass, walleye and crappie. Rivers should be in good condition for the upcoming weekend. Lakes are beginning to produce some crappie. Trout streams are in excellent condition and providing some insect hatches with the warmer weather. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops. All field stations and fish hatcheries remain closed at this time, for further information contact the N.E. D

Source: Iowa DNR

4/24/21 @ 12:40 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Interior rivers are low and providing some fair to good angling opportunities for smallmouth bass. Rivers should be in good condition for the upcoming weekend. Lakes are beginning to produce some crappie. Trout streams are in excellent condition and providing some insect hatches with the warmer weather. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops. All field stations and fish hatcheries remain closed at this time, for further information contact the N.E. District Office.

Anglers are catching crappie along the edges of weed beds.

Black Crappie - Fair: Try fishing small jigs tipped with a waxworm along the edges of the weed beds.

Source: Iowa DNR

2/23/21 @ 10:04 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Ice thickness on most area lakes is most likely safe with recent arctic weather pattern but with the accumulating snow on the ice use extreme caution. Lakes in and around the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area are producing catches of both bluegill and crappie. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops. All field stations and fish hatcheries remain closed at this time, for further information contact the N.E. District Office at 563-927-3276.

Bluegill - Fair: Fish just off of the bottom with an ice jig tipped with a waxworm.

There have been reports of anglers catching bluegill on South Prairie Lake.

Source: Iowa DNR

2/16/21 @ 10:01 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair: Fish just off of the bottom with an ice jig tipped with a waxworm.

Ice thickness on most area lakes is most likely safe with recent arctic weather pattern but with the accumulating snow on the ice use extreme caution. Lakes in and around the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area are producing catches of both bluegill and crappie but has only mediocre. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops. All field stations and fish hatcheries remain closed at this time, for further information contact the N.E. District Office at 563-927-3276.

There have been reports of anglers catching bluegill on South Prairie Lake.

Source: Iowa DNR

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