Lost Island Lake

Palo Alto - Iowa

  • 16 catches


  • 5 spots

Angling is a very significant part of this multi-use lake. Bullhead fishing in the spring, early summer and fall can be tremendous. The panfish fisheries consisting of black crappie and to a lesser extent bluegill and yellow perch can provide the angler w...

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Lost Island Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Sunset to hour after sunset usually decent bite

    1 lb. 3 oz. 12 in. Black Crappie with a buckshot rattle spoon

  2. Stayed two hours after sunset. Full moon. 12 plus inches of ice with 6 inches of snow on top. 9.5 feet of water off Stoney Point. Jigged about a foot off bottom. ...more Most crappies came from bottom and would follow it up. One yellow bass hour and half after sunset. Added wax worms to lures. Perch before sunset. Very little wind helped to hole hop

    1 lb. 3 oz. 11 in. Black Crappie with a glow forage minnow

  3. Fishing with my 80 plus year old friends at Lost Island Lake this afternoon. Caught small crappies in the canal. Then moved East to Marsh outlet where we caught ...more good numbers of small yellow bass on perch colored paddle tail plastics on jigs. Fun afternoon

    9 oz. 8 in. Black Crappie with a Small jig plastic tail under bobbers

  4. 1 lb. 11 in. Yellow Perch with a small jig soft plastic under bobber and roadrunner

    1. gene biegler 0
      nice perch good fishing, hope i could fish some very limited right now hope to c u sometime on lake
  5. Details: Yellow Perch with a night crawler

  6. Ice fishing about done on Lost Island Lake for this ice season. 5 perch - 6 yellow bass - 1 crappie 4-715 pm. Nobody else out. Ice not black/clear or real solid. ...more Picked up a few cigarette butts - a paper plate - grocery bag and an actual metal blind from a house window off the ice. Sad. May try E Okoboji tomorrow. Hopefully a week or two left but 60s Saturday/Sunday not going to help. Bring on Spring panfish

    1 lb. 10 in. Yellow Bass with a tungsten jig

    1. Mike Wilson 0
      Txs Robert - going to miss ice fishing soon. Looks like you had a great season.
    2. Mike Wilson 0
      Txs Robert - going to miss ice fishing soon. Looks like you had a great season.
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice Yellow Mike. Good luck on Okoboji.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  7. Lost Island Lake Mostly yellows - some perch bluegills crappies. Tough to find a decent bite. Usually hour before dark to half hour after sunset. I tipped with waxies ...more - partner red wrigglers

    1 lb. 9 in. Yellow Perch with a buckshot rattle spoon

  8. More bluegills than crappies but fun

    1 lb. 11 in. Black Crappie with a glow spoon

  9. Catching a few bass - crappies - bluegills. Local sandpit

    2 lb. 15 in. Largemouth Bass with a tungsten jig

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