Although fish have been restocked, there are no catchable size fish in the lake. Weather low 40's to about 70F. But, the morning bite was outstanding.
Bass can be found near weed choked areas as they are protecting their fry. West Okoboji Lake Bluegill — Slow: Most fish are in the mid 20 inch range.
Yellow Bass — Fair: These fish are inches. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. Anglers are catching these fish throughout the water body. The canals are starting to fill with larger crappies.
The fishing was a little spotty, but 10 year old Madison was the best of the bunch — she caught her first lake trout ever from the boat as it was tied up to the dock. Look for bass in the canals and other shallow areas. It was the lure of "new water" and large Trout that "lured" us here. Anglers are fishing small jigs under docks tipped with wax worms.
We are year veterans of KaBeeLo and cannot resist the "call of the North"! We love it here!
July Submitted by J. Shore anglers should try fishing with a night crawler on the storm lake walleye slot near the return flow from the dredge machine on the east side or along the high banks on the north shore. Successful anglers are using jig heads and wax worms.
Thunderstorms made us come in, waiting for it to die down so we can hopefully go back out! Snyder Bend Lake White bass and catfish are biting. Channel Catfish — Excellent: Johnson silver minnow tipped with a leech also has iowa gambling treatment program proving to catch these fish.