Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

12/14/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

NWI fishing report

Most area water levels are a few inches below crest. Most smaller lakes are covered in a thin layer of ice. Recent warm conditions have deteriorated any ice that has set up. Until the ice thickens more, fishing access is hard to find.

East Okoboji Lake: The lake was almost entirely covered in a thin layer of ice as of last Thursday.

Scharnberg Pond: Rainbow trout were stocked recently. You need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout.

Silver Lake (Dickinson): Black bullhead, good. Walleye, fair. Expect the walleye bite to improve with falli...