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Cedar River (above Nashua): Water levels rising and up about 1 ft. Water temperatures low 50's. Walleye - Fair: Try a jig tipped with a minnow or ringworms for best luck. Smallmouth Bass - Slow: Crankbaits will tempt a smallie. Channel Catfish - Good: Use dead chubs fished in the impoundments or shallow slack water areas. Keep bait on bottom.

Decorah District Streams: Barring heavy rainfall over the next few days, streams should clear and stabilize. Brook Trout - Fair: A variety of insects currently hatching throughout the day. Matching hatch is key. On clear streams, use care not to be seen. Brown Trout - Good: Off color water from rain inputs drive browns crazy. A spinner bait or subsurface nymph work well. Rainbow Trout - Good: Use cheese or piece of worm under a bobber for best luck with a spinning rod.

West Okoboji Lake: Bluegill - Fair: Some bluegill and crappie action has been reported, expect the action to improve as water temperature increase.

Lake Hendricks:  The lake currently has a brown tint to it and about 3 ft visibility. Fish shallow bays and along rocky shorelines. Fish will be in these areas later in the day and early morning. Black Crappie - Fair: Use a hook tipped with a minnow under a bobber near brush piles. Bluegill - Fair: A small hook tipped with a left over waxworm or spike under a bobber works for gills. Largemouth Bass - Fair: Jigs tipped with plastic twistertails or a jerkbait may entice a hungry bass. Channel Catfish - Fair: Fish around rocky shorelines with wind blown material. Jigs tipped with a piece of worm or cheese work well.

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Lake Meyer: Water temperatures cooled this week but should improve with better weather. Few anglers out to brave the weekday weather. Bluegill - Fair: Small jigs tipped with a small piece of worm around rocky shorelines will do the trick. Black Crappie - Fair: Fish around shallow submersed logs using small plastic lures or hair jigs. Largemouth Bass - Good: Crankbait or jerkbaits work for bass. Northern Pike - Fair: Find pike in shallow bays. Spoons, crankbaits, or a hook tipped with cutbait work.

Kathryn Barton - muskie

Kathryn Barton holds the 41.6-inch, 20-pound muskie she caught from her dock on Clear Lake on April 29.

Turkey River (above Clermont): Water levels and flows stabilizing. Clarity excellent. Walleye - Fair: Fish the slack water areas below dams with a jig tipped with minnow or shallow water crankbait. White Sucker - Good: Use a worm fished off the bottom for best luck. As water warms in the 50's, suckers become more active.

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