LAST FISHING REPORT-8/6/2020
Water temperatures are in the lower 80's in the Black Hawk District.
Black Crappie - Slow: Look for panfish around patches of vegetation.
Bluegill - Slow: Look for panfish around patches of vegetation.
Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish near shore and anywhere with rocky structure or rock piles using a variety of dip baits, cut baits, and crankbaits.
Walleye - Fair: Pick up fish in the main lake drifting with leeches or crawlers along the dredge cuts and trolling crankbaits.
Water clarity is anywhere from 2 to 6 feet depending on location in the lake. Storm Lake has a daily limit of 3 walleye and all 17- to 22-inch walleye must be released; and no more than one walleye longer than 22 inches may be taken per day.
White Bass - Fair: Pick up white bass from shore and in the main like while trolling. Fish the marina, near the inlet, and north and east shore in the main lake. Use twisters, crawlers, or crankbaits.
Yellow Perch - Slow: Look for panfish around patches of vegetation.
Source: Iowa DNR