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. Crappies and bluegills below some of the docks yesterday afternoon. Just N of Miller’s Bay along steep bank houses. Saw 3 other boats working the docks. Saw one ...more decent bass alone under one dock. Should be about spawning time - 65 or so degree water

    1 lb. 4 oz. 11 in. Black Crappie with a perch colored paddle tail on small jig

  5. 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
  6. 3-6-2020
    E Okoboji off Hattie ramp.
    8-12 fow. A few yellow bass - a couple bluegills - perch / couple hours leading up to sunset. This crappie showed up 8 feet ...more off the bottom in around 12 fow - 45 minutes or so after sunset

    1 lb. 5 oz. 13 in. Black Crappie with a tungsten and wax worm

  7. Not many people out. Sight fishing 9-11 feet of water on Spirit Lake. Big school of crappie sticking around but not biting great. Some bites around sunset. Bluegills ...more biting - largemouth bass and walleyes (season closed). 6 inches of good ice. Fun watching them take the bait 10 feet down

    1 lb. 2 oz. 12 in. Black Crappie with a Tungsten jig with wax worms

  8. 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.👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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  9. 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

  10. Landed on a nice school of crappies just after dark a few days ago. Caught 5 in 15 minutes (released) out of the same hole then they moved off. All 10-12 inches. ...more Without the flasher wouldn’t have seen them - 5 feet off the bottom in 9 feet of water. County pit. Haven’t had much luck on Lost Island Lake this season. Handful of small perch. Fishing Okoboji and Spirit later this week. Guy at the Baitshop up there today said first hour and last hour


Fishing for panfish and bass. Hunting ducks and pheasants.

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  • Species Crappie bluegills perch yellow bass largemouth bass
  • Waterway W Okoboji - Spirit - Lost Island