2 miles southwest of Greenfield
Electric Motors Only
Amenities at Nodaway Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Picnic Area
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Ice conditions range from 9 to 12 inches in the southwest district. Forecasted warm weather this late in the season will begin to erode ice. Use caution and drill holes often when venturing out. For more information on lakes in the S.W. district call the Cold Springs office at (712) 769-2587 |
|Anglers are reporting fair catches of bluegill at Nodaway. The lake has 15 inches of ice.|
|Bluegill - Fair: Anglers are begining to pick up 8 inch bluegills with wax worms. The deeper brush piles are a good starting point. |
|Crappie - No Report: |
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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