Black Hoof Lake is a 183 acre lake located a mile west of Ironton. There is a public access located on the south shore. The maximum depth is 29 feet with 44% of the lake being less than 15 feet deep. This lake is managed primarily for walleye. There are catchable numbers of walleye in the lake, but not an abundant amount of walleye according to the Minnesota DNR’s most recent gill netting numbers. There are good numbers of northern pike in the lake and some bigger pike are in the lake. Other fish include, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, rock bass and perch.