Fishing At West Okoboji Lake
AKA: West Lake
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow bass, yellow perch, muskie and northern pike at West Okoboji Lake in Iowa.
With fish species a plenty, West Okoboji Lake is a year-round attraction for fishing enthusiasts. Sporting healthy populations of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish, perch, muskie and northern pike, the lake is ideal for ice fishing in winter and traditional methods during warmer weather. This 3,850-acre lake is located in northwest Iowa at Okoboji. Anglers fishing from boats can access over 20 miles of shoreline. While much of the lake is surrounded by private boat docks, there are plenty of opportunities for fishing from the bank at campgrounds and public access areas. Marinas, boat launch ramps, boat rentals and a fish cleaning station are available to the public. Camping, lodging, restaurants and convenience stores are scattered around the lake.
Primary fish species residing in West Okoboji Lake
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West 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
Gull Point Campground - 712 337-3211
Emerson Bay State Recreation Area Campground - 712 337-3211
Arnolds Park City Campground - 712 332-2341
Minnewashta Campground - 712 332-2341
Camp Boji RV Park - 712 332-5114
Lakewood Park Resort RV Park - 712 332-5030
Fieldstone RV Park - 712 332-7631
West Okoboji Lake IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Gull Point State Park
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West Okoboji Lake in Iowa.
General Fishing Info
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Fishing in northwest Iowa for crappie, walleye, perch, muskie and northern pike.