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CURRENTLY 59°
OVERCAST
WINDS SOUTH @ 4MPH
HUMIDITY 54%
VISIBILITY 10MI
DEW POINT 42°

Hawthorn Lake

Mahaska County, IA
Mahaska County, IA
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1 mile south of Barnes City on the east side of V13
182 acres
LAKE SIZE
29 feet
MAX DEPTH
784 feet
ELEVATION
BOATING RESTRICTIONS
No Size Limit at No Wake
AMENITIES
Boat Landing
Trails
FISH TO CATCH
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Channel Catfish
Largemouth Bass
Muskie
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Hawthorn Lake.
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FISHING REPORT
Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at 641-647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa.

Bluegill - Slow: Try small jigs tipped with live bait.

Largemouth Bass - Slow: Try along rocky shorelines and fishing jetties.

Source: Iowa DNR

FISHING FORECAST
Hawthorn largemouth bass density remains high and size structure is good. High abundance of fish 18 inches and less. Larger, trophy-sized fish are present. Bluegill quality is developing slowly. Most fish are less than 8 inches long. This should improve in upcoming years. Crappie are moderately abundant with most fish less than 10 inches long; larger fish are available. Channel catfish are abundant and fish up to 5 pounds are common.(2017)

PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Hawthorn Lake
CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
Mark Flammang, Fisheries Biologist; 641-647-2406; [email protected]
John Steinbach, Conservation Officer; 641-660-0741; [email protected]
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