Lake of Three Fires
3 miles northeast of Bedford
No Size Limit at No Wake
Amenities at Lake of Three Fires include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Fishing success has been variable on many lakes in the district. Most lakes have over 14 inches of ice, and colder temperatures have refrozen the rotted ice areas near the shoreline and ice conditions in these areas can be variable. For more information, call 641-464-3108.|
|Most of the lake has 14 or more inches of ice.|
|Bluegill - Good: Bluegills up to 9 inches are being caught near the bottom on wax worms from the cedar tree pile north of the dam.|
|Crappie - Slow: Few crappies over 12 inches are being caught with wax worms and minnows from the cedar tree pile north of the dam and along the channel in the early mornings.
Largemouth bass were sampled in moderate to high abundance with several exceeding 18 inches. Bluegills and crappies were sampled in moderate to high abundance. Bluegills were of all sizes up to 8 inches, and most crappies sampled were 7 to 10 inches in length. Channel catfish were sampled in low abundance.(2013)
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