Welcome to our Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Home Page

The Iowa Great Lakes are a group of natural glacial lakes in Dickinson County in northwestern Iowa in the United States. The three principal lakes of the group are Spirit Lake, West Okoboji Lake, and East Okoboji Lake.  These lakes are extremely popular in this state.  Whether you are looking to do some boating, fishing or just relax on the lake, this is a great destination.

Learn About the Fish

Primary Species of Fish
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskie

The chain of lakes here gives anglers a lot of options.  Anglers target game fish such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike and muskie.  It’s a very good fishery with trophy fish possible for a number of species of fish.

Secondary Species of Fish
Crappie, White Bass, Perch, Bluegill, Catfish

The panfish action here can be very good.  While many anglers prefer to target the game fish, you can target panfish here and get a lot of action from a variety of different fish.  It’s an excellent place to wet a line and put some fish in the cooler.  Catfish are available here too.