Located 0.5 miles northeast of Riceville.
electric motors only
Amenities at Lake Hendricks include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Picnic Area
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Currently area rivers and streams are looking good but conditions may change depending on rainfall over weekend. Catchable trout stocking season has began April 1. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. Please go to http://www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/TroutFishing.aspx to find out where. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.|
|Crappie - No Report: |
|Lake Hendricks is ice-free but fish activity has been slow.|
|Bluegill - No Report: |
|Largemouth Bass - Slow: A few anglers are catching largemouth bass along the shoreline using a jig and twistertail retrieved slowly.|
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