Fishing At East Okoboji Lake
AKA: East Lake
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow bass, yellow perch, muskie and northern pike at East Okoboji Lake in Iowa.
Popular for vacations and weekend outings, East Okoboji Lake, is also a very popular fishing destination. This 1,800-acre lake is located in northwest Iowa, at Okoboji. This fertile fishery is outlined by nearly 17 miles of shoreline. East Okoboji Beach at Elinor Bedell State Park offers access for fishing from the bank. Walleye, bass, crappie and musky garner a lot of attention from fishing enthusiasts. Other anglers enjoy fishing for catfish, bluegill, yellow bass, white bass, perch and northern pike. Ice fishing for perch, crappie and walleye is often very productive in winter. A marina, rental boats, three boat ramps, camping, bait, restaurants and stores are all at, or nearby, the lake.
Primary fish species residing in East Okoboji Lake
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East Okoboji Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Elinor Bedell State Park Campground - 712 337-3211
Pelzer Acres Camping by the Narrows - 712 330-8361
Ranch RV Park - 319 332-2159
Cedar Ridge Campground - 712 470-2848
Oar’s Campground - 712 470-5609
Minnewashta Campground - 712 332-2341
Fieldstone RV Park - 712 332-7631
East Okoboji Lake IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
East Okoboji Lake
24457 Stake Out Rd
Okoboji, IA 51355
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East Okoboji Lake in IA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, bass, perch, crappie and musky in northwest IA.