Lake of the Hills
.25 miles west of Davenport (CCB)
Electric Motors Only
Amenities at Lake of the Hills include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Boat Rental
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|For more information on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Office at (319) 694-2430.|
|Tomorrow, (Friday, March 7th) at 10:30 is the spring trout release. Should have good ice this year. REMEMBER LAKE OF THE HILLS IS THE ONLY LAKE IN WEST LAKE PARK WHERE THE USE OF LIVE MINNOWS FOR BAIT IS LEGAL.|
|Bluegill - Good: Waxworms are the popular baits on ice jigs. The bite is picking up. Find the brush piles out the deeper water to find the fish.|
|Crappie - Good: crappies are also being caught off the brush piles in deeper water. The bite is also picking up for the crappies.|
|Rainbow Trout - Good: Trout are starting to be caught again. Mostly being caught on wax worms and jigs. Look for them to be out in the deeper water. 2000 more will be added on the 7th.|
There are numerous bluegills in Lake-of-the-Hills that fall within the 5-7 inch range. Largemouth bass are prevalent and many are greater than legal size (15 inches). Channel catfish are abundant; moreover, angling an occasional catfish greater than 17 inches is quite likely. Crappies are present in the lake, but many do not reach sizes desirable by anglers. Rainbow trout were stocked (1500-1800 per stocking event) in March and November of 2008. Common carp and gizzard shad are present in the lake.(2008)
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