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Fishing report

Published: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 1:45 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 7:49 a.m. CST


Lake Ahquabi

Crappie - Fair: Crappies are being caught fishing the sunken habitat around the fish house and out from the northwest shoreline using minnows under a bobber or jigging a small panfish tube jig.  A map of structure locations can be located within the Iowa DNR website under Fishing -> Where to Fish

Greenfield Lake

Crappies are concentrated around the deeper cedar tree piles.  Bluegill - Slow: Fish deep with ice fishing tackle to catch fall bluegills. Fish are 7 to 8 inches. Crappie - No Report: Vertical jigging or fish a minnow under a bobber around cedar tree piles to catch 8 to 10-inch crappie.

Lake Anita

A few bluegills and crappies are being caught. Bluegill - Fair: Fish deeper water with small jigs and tip with wax worms or Powerbait to catch 8 to 9-inch fish. Largemouth Bass - Fair: Largemouth bass are being caught around the road beds and in tree piles. Fish are all sizes.   Crappie - Slow: A few crappies are being caught drifting jigs or vertical jigging in 8 to 10 feet of water. Blue seems to be the preferred color.

Viking Lake

The crappies are suspended off the dam and around the many brush piles. Largemouth Bass - Fair: Bass are being caught around deep cedar tree piles using plastics. Fish are all sizes.   Crappie - Slow: A few crappies are being caught using minnows under a bobber in the tree piles. Fish are 7 to 10 inches.

Lake Manawa

Crappies are being caught in the canals. Crappie - Fair: Float a minnow under a bobber or use small jigs to catch 9 to 10-inch crappie in the canals. Walleye - Slow: A few walleye have been caught trolling crankbaits on the west and south side.

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