2 miles southwest of Greenfield
Electric Motors Only
Amenities at Nodaway Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Picnic Area
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Warm weather will move crappies into shallow areas of lakes that warm quickly. This is a good time of year to target channel catfish with shad sides. For more information call the Cold Springs office at (712) 769-2587 |
|A few catfish are being caught at Nodaway.|
|Channel Catfish - Fair: Catfish can be caught in the upper end of the lake with shad sides or cut bait.|
The fishing at Nodaway Lake is expected to be good in 2014. Anglers who ventured out on the ice last winter reported good catches of quality sized bluegills. The bluegills average 7 to 8-inches in length and the crappies (both black and whites) are 9 to 11-inches. Largemouth bass are moderate in numbers with some quality fish in the population. Good numbers of pan-size (13 to 14-inch) channel catfish are present in Nodaway. Walleyes stocked by the Adair County Conservation Board provide a bonus fish for anglers. The overall fishery in Nodaway Lake is in as good a shape today as we have seen it for a number of years.(2014)
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