Lake Black Hawk

Details

Location:
Lake View, IA
United States United States
Coordinates:
42.2998, -95.0216
Depth (average):
7 Feet
Depth (max):
20 Feet
Distance:
957 Acres
Description:

Angling is a popular pursuit at Black Hawk Lake. Channel catfish, crappies, walleyes, bluegills, sunfish and several types of bass abound and provide a challenge to anglers of all ages. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources provides boat launching ramps on the lake. Three are located within Black Hawk State Park.

Swimming is allowed only in designated areas.

Black Hawk Lake lies off the southeast tip of the town of Lake View in Sac County, Iowa. Black Hawk Lake was formed many thousands of years ago by glacial action. In fact, it is the southern-most glacier-formed lake in Iowa. The lake's 957 acres which adjoins the state park, and the many services provided within the town of Lake View, all combine to provide a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities to the public.

Cover/Structure:

Rock piles.

Tips/Tactics:

Special Regulations: Walleye - 15 min length, daily bag limit of 3

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Pier, Disabled access, State campground, Shore fishing access, State picnic area, Playground, Camping, Restrooms, Beach, Fly Fishing, Wading
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Map

Map for 42.2998, -95.0216
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Rockbass-240-fw

Bass, Rock (Ambloplites rupestris)

Freshwater
301
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Yellowbass-240-fw

Bass, Yellow (Morone mississippiensis)

Freshwater
96
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Yellowperch-240-fw

Perch, Yellow (Perca flavescens)

Freshwater
Greensunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Green (Lepomis cyanellus)

Freshwater
285
Redearsunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Redear (Lepomis microlophus)

Freshwater
Walleye-240-fw

Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum)

Freshwater
Warmouth-240-fwsw

Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)

148

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

There are no lodges specified for this fishing spot.

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.