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AKA: Big Spirit Lake, IA

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, white bass, yellow bass, yellow perch, muskie and northern pike at Big Spirit Lake in Iowa.
Big Spirit Lake, IA

Walleye and muskie are regularly stocked in Big Spirit Lake, a 5,700-acre lake in northwest Iowa on the Minnesota border, at the town of Spirit Lake. Walleye, crappie, bass, perch and musky are the most sought after species here. There are nice populations of catfish, northern pike, white bass and sunfish as well. Anglers can enjoy over 15 miles of shoreline while in search of their favorite species. To enhance your stay, visitors will find fish cleaning stations, an accessible pier, several boat launch ramps, many great places for fishing from the bank and nearby camping.

Primary fish species residing in Big Spirit Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish White Bass Yellow Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern Pike

Big Spirit Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Browns Park South Campground - 507 847-2525

Loon Lake Campground - 507 847-2525

Pelzer Acres Camping by the Narrows - 712 330-8361

Big Spirit Lake IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Big Spirit Lake
Mini-Wakan State Park
24490 100th St
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
319 337-3211

 

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