West Okoboji Lake near Arnolds Park, Iowa
The fishing in West Okoboji Lake is some of the best in all of Iowa. Even people in other states have heard of this lake and some will even drive hours and hours to fish here. That’s how good the fishing is. If that peaks your interest I have a few tips that might help you. A lot of people tend to overcomplicate fishing when you think about it. There are a few spots and lures that will produce almost all the time for all species. Try fishing shallow bays, fallen trees, boat docks, and inlets with spinners, live bait, soft plastics, and jigs in the spring. The rest of the year you can boat fish by throwing crankbaits, jigs, spoons, spinners, topwaters, swimbaits, and live bait at weedlines, points, rock piles, baitfish schools, and main lake structure such as flats or humps.
West Okoboji Lake Fishing near Arnolds Park, Iowa
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Lake
Lat/Long: 43.384407 -95.159439
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Description for West Okoboji Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa
West Okoboji Lake is a lake located just 2 miles from Arnolds Park, in Dickinson County, in the state of Iowa, United States, near Okoboji, IA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including largemouth bass, bream/bluegill, white bass, catfish, northern pike, crappie, walleye, perch, smallmouth bass, muskie, panfish and bullhead here.
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