September 21, 2018 - 10:36 pm - Posted in Sports

Rock Valley, Iowa — The #3 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Nighthawks rolled to a 42-10 district win over Central Lyon/George Little Rock at Nick Hulst Field Friday night.

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The Nighthawks were first to score on their opening possession. Spencer Te Slaa was on the receiving end of a 6-yard touchdown pass from JT Van’t Hul to make it 7-0 midway through the first quarter.

BHRV put up 28 straight points in the second quarter. Working with a short field due to a punt return, Spencer Te Slaa got into the endzone for a second time on a 34-yard catch and run and Billy Rankin ran across the goal line from 5-yards out. Following a Lion interception, Brayton Van Kekerix was able to capitalize on the short field with a 1 yard TD run, and Colton Vonk returned a Lion interception to the house on the 32-yard return.

The Lions finally got on the board with one second left in the half with a Carter Krull 28 yard field goal. Heading into the half it was 35-3 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley.

Both teams traded scores in the second half, and BHRV came away with the 42-10 final.

The Nighthawks improve to 4-1 on the year, 1-0 in the district. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock falls to 1-4 on the season, 0-1 in District 1.

Up next for BHRV is another home contest against Okoboji in Hull. The Lions are at home against MOC-FV next Friday.

September 21, 2018 - 9:58 am - Posted in Sports

Boyden Hull Rock Valley returns home to host Central Lyon George Little Rock in Rock Valley. The Nighthawks #3 in the latest Radio Iowa Poll with a 3-1 record after they lost on the road to Sergeant Bluff Luton, the 9th ranked team in Class 3A. Central Lyon George Little Rock got their first win of the season at Western Christian.

The Lions ball control offense has the attention of Nighthawks Head Coach Corey Brandt.

Brandt says making plays and getting off to a quick start will be important.

Lions Head Coach Curtis Eben says there’s a number of things that stand out about the Nighthawks.

Eben adds it will be important for his team to play to their roots and tradition.

Jon and Justin Hellinga bring you season long coverage of the Nighthawks on KIWA FM 105.3.

Pregame begins at 6:05 with the Radio Iowa Scouting Report with opening kick off at 7:00. Following our game coverage listen in for the scoreboard show from 10:00 to 11:30 on KIWA AM 1550 and FM 100.7.

September 20, 2018 - 3:35 pm - Posted in Sports

Spirit Lake, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For more information contact the Spirit Lake fish Hatchery at 712-336-1840.

NORTHWEST
Black Hawk Lake
Water temperatures are in the low 70’s. Water levels are 6 inches over the crest of the spillway. Bluegill – Fair: Use a small jig with a small piece of crawler fished under a bobber in 3-6 feet of water in Town Bay from the stone piers along Ice House Point and near the inlet bridge. Walleye – Slow: Try crawler rigs or crankbaits around Ice House Point, the dredge cut near Denison Beach, and around the rock piles near Gunshot Hill, Cottonwood Point and the East Basin. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Catch largemouth all over the lake using traditional bass lures. There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Black Hawk Lake. Channel Catfish – Fair: Use stink bait, cut bait, or crawler fished on the bottom along Ice House Point and in Town Bay, and along shore near the outlet. Yellow Perch – Fair: Use crawlers fished 3-4 feet below a bobber on the lake side of the inlet bridge and from the stone piers in Town Bay.

Brushy Creek Lake
There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Brushy Creek Lake, and a 40 inch minimum length limit for musky. Walleye – Fair: Drift or troll slowly crawler rigs, minnows or leaches in 15-20 feet of water. Yellow Perch – Fair: Find perch along the vegetation and deeper structure. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Catch bass along weed lines near shore just about anywhere with traditional bass lures. There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Brushy Creek Lake. Bluegill – Fair: Try tube jigs tipped with crawlers in 10-15 feet of water.

North Twin Lake
Water temperatures are in the low 70’s. Water clarity is around 1.5 feet. White Crappie – Slow: No Report – A recent survey showed most crappie are 6-10 inches with a few up to 14 inches. Walleye – Slow: Walleye up to 27 inches have been seen in recent netting surveys.

Storm Lake (including Little Storm Lake)
Storm Lake has a daily limit of 3 walleye and all 17- to 22-inch walleye must be released; no more than one walleye longer than 22 inches may be taken per day. Walleye – Fair: Use crawler rigs and troll crankbaits along the edges of the dredge cuts around the lake in 6-10 feet of water. White Bass – Fair: Troll crankbaits or fish crawlers along the dredge cuts.

Beeds Lake
The park road will be closed Sept. 19th – 21st due to road construction; there will be no access to the boat ramp. Black Crappie – Fair: Drift fish or troll with a tube jig or small minnow. Yellow Bass – Fair: Drift fish or troll with a small jig. Shore anglers should fish a small piece of crawler or cut bait off the bottom.

Clear Lake
Surface water temperature is 70 degrees. Channel Catfish – Fair: Use crawlers or cut bait in the areas where water is entering the lake. Black Crappie – Fair: Drift a jig and minnow over deeper submerged vegetation. Yellow Bass – Fair: Drift or troll a small jig tipped with cut bait or a minnow over the reefs until you find fish. Muskellunge – Fair: Fish the edge of the vegetation and near docks.

Crystal Lake
Black Crappie – Fair: Drift or troll small tube jigs or a minnow in the dredge cut or on the edge of vegetation. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Use crankbaits.

Lake Smith
Black Crappie – Fair: Drift or troll a small jig or minnow in deeper near the outlet.

East Okoboji Lake
Yellow Bass – Good: Excellent bite continues with good numbers of fish being caught. Cast mini-jigs or hair-jigs or use small baits tipped with wigglers. Don’t overlook the evening bite from docks as these fish will move shallow at dusk. Walleye – Good: Numbers of fish are being caught with traditional baits; good numbers of yellow bass are mixed in with the catch. Northern Pike – Fair: Anglers report northern pike action on the lake.

Five Island Lake
Channel Catfish – Good: Numbers of fish are being caught trolling. Don’t overlook public areas to fish using traditional “cat” baits which will provide excellent action.

Lake Pahoja
Bluegill – Good: Recent surveys show good numbers of large angler size fish in the lake.

Little Sioux River (state line to Linn Grove)
Channel Catfish – Good: Report of angles catching fish from the river.

Lost Island Lake
Yellow Bass – Good: Reports of yellow bass being caught with black crappie and yellow perch up to 10 inches mixed in the catch. Use small lures such as a twister tail or hair jigs. Bluegill – Good: Recent surveys show numbers of fish approaching 7 inches in the lake. Black Crappie – Good: Recent surveys show numbers of angler acceptable size fish up to 10 inches in the lake.

Ocheyedan Pit #1
Channel Catfish – Fair: Recent surveys show good numbers of 17 -23 inch channel catfish.

Silver Lake (Dickinson)
Walleye – Good: Expect the fall walleye bite to start soon. Troll crankbaits during the day; wader fishing is your best chance to catch trophy size fish.

Spirit Lake
Walleye – Good: The fall walleye bite has started with action improving. Yellow Perch – Good: Good numbers of angler acceptable size yellow perch continue to be caught in the outside line of the weed beds. Bonus bluegill will be mixed in the catch.

West Okoboji Lake
Bluegill – Good: Rock piles in deeper water with stands of aquatic growth will produce good numbers of angler acceptable sized fish.

September 17, 2018 - 2:09 pm - Posted in Sports

The second RPI rankings are out according to the IAHSAA. Spirit Lake leads the area teams ranked 4th in Class 2A,  BHRV fell to 11th, and Sheldon jumps to 15th. Class 1A features West Sioux in 18th and West Lyon at 19th. Unity Christian fell to 27th. Hinton leads Class A area teams by being ranked 8th, Akron-Westfield is 16th, and HMS comes in at 26th.

Class 4A

Class 3A

Class 2A

Class 1A

Class A

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September 17, 2018 - 12:08 pm - Posted in Sports

The latest Radio Iowa Football poll is out, and Spirit Lake slides up into the 2 spot, while Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley falls from first to third. Class 1A features West Lyon up two spots to 6th, and West Sioux back in the rankings to #9. In Class A, Hinton makes their debut at the 9 spot.

Class 4A
1. WDM Valley (4-0) LW #1 @ C.B. Thomas Jefferson
2. Cedar Falls (4-0) LW #3 @ Dubuque Hempstead
3. Ankeny Centennial (4-0) LW #5 vs Marshalltown
4. Bettendorf (3-1) LW #2 vs C.R. Washington
5. Iowa City West (3-1) LW #6 vs Pleasant Valley
6. Dowling Catholic (2-2) LW #4 vs Ankeny
7. Johnston (3-1) LW #7 @ DSM East
8. Waukee (2-2) LW #8 @ Mason City
9. Cedar Rapids Prairie (3-1) LW #9 vs Dubuque Senior
10.Indianola (4-0) LW #10 @ Ottumwa

Class 3A
1. Lewis Central (4-0) LW #1 @ Creston
2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4-0) LW #2 @ Maquoketa
3. Pella (4-0), LW #3 @ Knoxville
4. Solon (4-0) LW #4 @ Fort Madison
5. Sioux City Heelan (4-0) LW #5 vs #9 Sergeant Bluff-Luton
6. North Scott (3-1) LW #6 @ Central DeWitt
7. Western Dubuque (3-1) LW #7 vs Dubuque Wahlert
8. Waverly-Shell Rock (4-0) LW #9 vs Decorah
9. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (3-1) LW #10 @ #5 Heelan
10.Clear Creek-Amana (4-0) LW (X) vs Iowa City Liberty

Class 2A
1. PCM (Monroe) (4-0) LW #2 vs #9 Chariton
2. Spirit Lake (4-0) LW #3 vs Estherville Lincoln Central
3. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (3-1) LW #1 vs Central Lyon
4. Benton (4-0) LW #4 @ Union (LaPorte City)
5. Waukon (3-1) LW #5 vs Monticello
6. Clear Lake (3-1) LW #7 vs Hampton-Dumont
7. Green County (4-0) LW #8 vs Shenandoah
8. Algona (4-0) LW #9 vs Garner-Hayfield-Ventura
9. Chariton (4-0) LW (X) @ #1 PCM
10.West Marshall (3-1) LW #10 @ Roland-Story

Class 1A
1. Van Meter (4-0) LW #1 @ ACGC
2. West Branch (4-0) LW #2 @ #7 Bellevue
3. Dike-New Hartford (4-0) LW #3 @ North Linn
4. South Central Calhoun (4-0) LW #4 @ Ogden
5. Wilton (3-1) LW #5 vs Sigourney-Keota
6. West Lyon (3-1) LW #8 vs Emmetsburg
7. Bellevue (4-0) LW (X) vs #2 West Branch
8. Mediapolis (4-0) LW (X) vs Wapello
9. West Sioux (3-1) LW (X) vs Sibley-Ocheyedan
10.Sumner-Fredricksburg (4-0) LW (X) @ Lake Mills

Class A
1. Hudson (4-0) LW #1 vs BCLUW
2. Algona Garrigan (4-0) LW #2 @ #4 West Hancock
3. AHSTW (Avoca) (4-0) LW #3 vs Oakland Riverside
4. West Hancock (3-1) LW #4 vs #2 Garrigan
5. Saint Ansgar (3-1) LW #5 vs Nashua-Plainfield
6. North Tama (3-1) LW #6 @ East Buchanan
7. Pekin (3-1) LW #8 @ Cardinal (Eldon)
8. Hinton (4-0) LW (X) vs Akron-Westfield
9. Highland (Riverside) (4-0) LW #9 vs BGM
10.Belmond-Klemme (4-0) LW (X) @ West Fork

Eight-man
1. Don Bosco (4-0) LW #1 @ Tripoli
2. Newell-Fonda (4-0) LW #2 @ River Valley
3. Turkey Valley (4-0) LW #3 @ Central City
4. Iowa Valley (5-0) LW #4 Idle
5. New London (4-0) LW #5 vs Tri-County
6. Exira-EHK (4-0) LW #6 @ CAM (Anita)
7. Midland (Wyoming) (4-1) LW #7 @ Central Elkader
8. AR-WE-VA (4-0) LW #8 vs Remsen St. Mary’s
9. S.E. Warren (5-0) LW #10 vs East Union
10.Northwood-Kensett (4-0) LW #10 @ Riceville

September 11, 2018 - 9:58 am - Posted in Sports

The latest Radio Iowa Football polls is out and Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley retains the #1 ranking in Class 2A, while Spirit Lake moves up to third.

Class 4A
1. WDM Valley (3-0) LW #1 @ #8 Waukee
2. Bettendorf (3-0) LW #2 @ #3 Cedar Falls
3. Cedar Falls (3-0) LW #3 vs #2 Bettendorf
4. Dowling Catholic (2-1) LW #4 vs #5 Centennial
5. Ankeny Centennial (3-0) LW #7 @ #4 Dowling
6. Iowa City West (2-1), LW #9 @ Dubuque Senior
7. Johnston (2-1) LW #5 @ Muscatine
8. Waukee (2-1) LW #10 vs #1 Valley
9. Cedar Rapids Prairie (2-1) LW #6 @ C.R. Kennedy
10.Indianola LW (X) @ DSM Lincoln

Class 3A
1. Lewis Central (3-0) LW #1 @ C.B. Jefferson
2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (3-0) LW #2 @ #8 West Delaware
3. Pella (3-0) LW #4 vs Carlisle
4. Solon (3-0) LW #5 @Davenport Assumption (Thur)
5. Sioux City Heelan (3-0) LW #6 @ Sioux City West
6. North Scott (2-1) LW #7 vs #7 Western Dubuque
7. Western Dubuque (3-0) LW #8 @ #6 North Scott
8. West Delaware (2-1) LW #3 vs #2 Xavier
9. Waverly-Shell Rock (3-0) LW #9 vs New Hampton
10.Sergeant Bluff-Luton (2-1) LW #10 vs 2A #1 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

Class 2A
1. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (3-0) LW #1 @ 3A #10 Sergeant Bluff-Luton
2. PCM (Monroe) (3-0) LW #3 @ 1A #6 Pella Christian
3. Spirit Lake (3-0) LW #4 vs Sioux Center
4. Benton (3-0) LW #5 @ 1A #5 Wilton
5. Waukon (2-1) LW #6 @ 1A #9 Cascade
6. Union (LaPorte City) (2-1) LW #2 @ 1A #3 Dike-New Hartford
7. Clear Lake (2-1) LW #7 @ Mason City
8. Greene County (3-0) LW #8 @ Gilbert
9. Algona (3-0) LW (X) vs Webster City
10.West Marshall (2-1) LW #10 vs Aplington-Parkersburg

Class 1A
1. Van Meter (3-0) LW #2 vs Woodward-Granger
2. West Branch (3-0) LW #3 vs Tipton
3. Dike-New Hartford (3-0) LW #4 vs 2A #6 Union
4. South Central Calhoun (3-0) LW #5 vs Southeast Valley
5. Wilton (3-0) LW #6 vs 2A #4 Benton
6. Pella Christian (2-1) LW #8 vs 2A #2 PCM
7. Iowa City Regina (1-2) LW #1 @ Williamsburg
8. West Lyon (2-1) LW #7 @ MOC-Floyd Valley
9. Cascade (2-1) LW #9 vs 2A #6 Waukon
10.North Linn (3-0) LW #10 @ Edgewood-Colesburg

Class A
1. Hudson (3-0) LW #1 @ #6 North Tama
2. Algona Garrigan (3-0) LW #2 vs St. Edmond
3. AHTSW (Avoca) (3-0) LW #9 @ Martensdale-St. Marys
4. West Hancock (2-1) LW #6 @ Forest City
5. St. Ansgar (2-1), LW #10 @ Postville
6. North Tama (3-0) LW (X) vs #1 Hudson
7. IKM-Manning (2-1) LW #3 @ East Sac County
8. Pekin (2-1) LW #5 vs Davis County
9. Highland (Riverside) (3-0) LW (X) @ Lisbon
10.Council Bluffs St. Albert (1-2) LW #4 @ Underwood

Eight-man
1. Don Bosco (3-0) LW #1 vs Janesville
2. Newell-Fonda (3-0) LW #2 vs Kingsley-Pierson
3. Turkey Valley (3-0) LW #4 vs Springville
4. Iowa Valley (4-0) LW #5 vs Winfield-Mt. Union
5. New London (3-0) LW #6 @ Lone Tree
6. Exira-EHK (3-0) LW #7 vs #9 Glidden-Ralston
7. Midland (Wyoming) (3-1) LW #3 @ Easton Valley
8. AR-WE-VA (3-0) LW #8 @ Harris-Lake Park
9. Glidden-Ralston (3-0) LW (X) @ #6 Exira-EHK
10.S.E. Warren (4-0) LW (X) @ Seymour

September 11, 2018 - 9:54 am - Posted in Sports

The first RPI rankings are out according to the IAHSAA. Spirit Lake leads the area teams  ranked 4th in Class 2A, while Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley is ranked 9th. Sheldon comes in ranked 23rd. Class 1A features Unity Christian ranked 23rd, while West Sioux and West Lyon are ranked 26th and 27th. Akron-Westfield is ranked 19th in Class A, along with HMS in 30th.

Only the district champion or teams tying for a district championship receive automatic qualification. Remaining at-large qualifiers will be determined by a Ratings Percentage Index formula. The RPI will use three criteria to determine postseason qualification.

a. Team’s overall win-loss percentage (accounting for 37.5% of the index)
b. Team’s opponent’s win-loss percentage (37.5%)
c. Team’s opponent’s opponent’s win-loss percentage (25%)

Class 4A

Class 3A

Class 2A

Class 1A

Class A

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September 7, 2018 - 10:46 pm - Posted in Sports

Rock Valley, Iowa — The 2A #1 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Nighthawks defeated the 1A #7 West Lyon Wildcats 41-7 Friday night at Nick Hulst Field in Rock Valley.

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The Nighthawks took their opening drive 91 yards which was capped off with a 49 yard Spencer Te Slaa touchdown reception to make it 7-0 midway through the first quarter. Midway in the second quarter, BHRV scored from one yard out on a JT Van’t Hul quarterback keeper to make 13-0 heading into the half.

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley scored on their opening drive on a Van’t Hul 6 yard run to make it 20-0 early in the second half. After a Wildcats punt, Van’t Hul returned the punt 83 yards to the house to make it 27-0. BHRV added two more scores in the later in the contest, and West Lyon was able to get into the end-zone on a Logan Meyer 5-yard run, and your final would be 41-7.

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley improves to 3-0 on the year, and will be on the road against Sergeant Bluff-Luton. West Lyon is on the road next week to take on MOC-Floyd Valley.

September 6, 2018 - 6:05 pm - Posted in Sports

It’s a meeting of unbeaten and ranked teams in Rock Valley. The Nighthawks are top ranked in the Radio Iowa class 2A poll while West Lyon is  ranked #7 in the latest 1A poll. Last Friday Boyden Hull posted a win over  Western Christian. West Lyon was at home against Sioux Center.

Nighthawks Head Coach Cory Brandt talks about this weeks challenge and the need to be prepared  for the Wildcats.

The running backs and linemen  get special attention in the game plan.

West Lyon Head Coach Jay Rozeboom sees the Nighthawks as a complete team.

For Rozeboom the keys to the game start with the line of scrimmage.

Jon and Justin Hellinga bring you season long coverage of the Nighthawks on KIWA FM 105.3.

Pregame for begins at 6:05 with the Radio Iowa Scouting Report with opening kick off at 7:00.

September 6, 2018 - 2:39 pm - Posted in Sports

Spirit Lake, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For more information contact the Spirit Lake fish Hatchery at 712-336-1840.

NORTHWEST
Black Hawk Lake
Water temperatures are in the low 70’s. Water levels are 6 inches over the crest of the spillway. Bluegill – Fair: Use a small piece of crawler fished under a bobber in 3-6 feet of water. Anglers have had luck fishing in Town Bay from the stone piers along Ice House Point and near the inlet bridge.Walleye – Slow: Try leeches or crawler harnesses around Ice House Point, the dredge cut near Denison Beach, and around the rock piles near Gunshot Hill, Cottonwood Point and the East Basin. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Catch largemouth all over the lake using traditional bass lures. Many anglers have found good bass action at the Ice House Point, the east shoreline, and the lake side of the inlet bridge. There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Black Hawk Lake. Channel Catfish – Fair: Use stink bait, cut bait, or crawler fished on the bottom along Ice House Point and in Town Bay, and along shore near the outlet. Yellow Perch – Fair: Use crawlers fished 3-4 feet below a bobber on the lake side of the inlet bridge and from the stone piers in Town Bay.

Brushy Creek Lake
There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Brushy Creek Lake, and a 40 inch minimum length limit for musky. Walleye – Fair: Use minnows and leaches in 15-20 feet of water. Yellow Perch – Fair: Find perch along the vegetation and deeper structure. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Catch bass along weed lines near shore just about anywhere with traditional bass lures. There is a 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth bass in Brushy Creek Lake.Bluegill – Fair: Anglers are picking up bluegills in 15-20 feet of water.

Storm Lake (including Little Storm Lake)
Storm Lake has a daily limit of 3 walleye and all 17- to 22-inch walleye must be released; no more than one walleye longer than 22 inches may be taken per day. Walleye – Fair: Boat anglers are picking up fish trolling crankbaits or drifting crawler harnesses on the edges of the dredge cuts around the lake in about 8 feet of water. White Bass – Fair: Use crankbaits; most action has been from boat while fishing dredge cuts.

Beeds Lake
Black Crappie – Fair: Drift fish or troll with a tube jig or small minnow. Yellow Bass – Fair: Drift fish or troll with a small jig.

Clear Lake
Surface water temperature is 73 degrees. Walleye – Slow: Troll crankbaits in 6 to 10 feet of water. Channel Catfish – Good: With recent rains, fish the areas where water is entering the lake with cut bait or crawlers after sunset. Black Crappie – Fair: Drift a jig and minnow over deeper submerged vegetation. Yellow Bass – Fair: Drift or troll a small jig tipped with cut bait or a minnow over the reefs until you find fish. Muskellunge – Fair: Fish the edge of the vegetation and near docks.

Crystal Lake
Black Crappie – Fair: Drift or troll small tube jigs or a minnow on the edge of the dredge cut. Largemouth Bass – Fair: Use crankbaits.

Silver Lake (Worth)
Largemouth Bass – Fair: Largemouth bass are biting on a variety of baits.

East Okoboji Lake
Yellow Bass – Good: Excellent bite continues with good numbers of fish being caught. Cast mini-jigs or hair-jigs or use small baits tipped with wigglers. Walleye – Good: Numbers of fish are being caught with traditional baits; good numbers of yellow bass are mixed in with the catch. Bluegill – Good: The bite has fluctuated with the changing weather, but persistence will be rewarded with good numbers caught.

Lake Pahoja
Bluegill – Good: Recent surveys show good numbers of large angler size fish in the lake.

Lost Island Lake
Yellow Bass – Good: Reports of yellow bass being caught with black crappie and yellow perch up to 10 inches mixed in the catch. Use small lures such as a twister tail or hair jigs. Bluegill – Good: Recent surveys show numbers of fish approaching 7 inches in the lake. Black Crappie – Good: Recent surveys show numbers of angler acceptable size fish up to 10 inches in the lake.

Ocheyedan Pit #1
Channel Catfish – Fair: Recent surveys show good numbers of 17 -23 inch channel catfish.

Spirit Lake
Walleye – Fair: The fall walleye bite has begun with action improving. Yellow Perch – Good: Good numbers of angler acceptable size yellow perch continue to be caught; start shallow on the outside line of the weed beds.

West Okoboji Lake
Bluegill – Good: Rock piles in deeper water with stands of aquatic growth will produce good numbers of angler acceptable sized fish.