Guide To Fishing At Storm Lake
AKA: Big Storm Lake
The town of Storm Lake wraps around the northern shores of Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre lake in northwest Iowa. Visitors will find over eight miles of shoreline to explore from a boat or from shore.
There is a fishing jetty and pier, boat launching, rental boats, camping and plenty of places with easy access for fishing from the bank. Anglers favorite species here are walleye, perch and crappie. There is good fishing for catfish and white bass as well.
What to fish for...
Fishing for channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, white bass and yellow perch at Storm Lake in Iowa.
Primary fish species residing in Storm Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Storm Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lakeside Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Lakeshore Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
South Side Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Mallard Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Storm Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off W Marina Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and lots of paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lakeside Marina & Campground - 712 732-7465
Sunrise Campgrounds - 712 732-8023
Storm Lake Sunrise Campgrounds - 712 732-8023
Storm Lake IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Fishing lakes in each state.
Storm Lake in IA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, perch and crappie in northwest IA.