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1 mile south of Barnes City on the east side of V13
No Size Limit at No Wake
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Hawthorn Lake.
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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
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)
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