: Lake Rathbun: The current lake level is 904.19 feet. Ice thicknesses vary across the lake. There are some areas with 9-10 inches of ice. Use caution if venturing out onto the ice and drill a lot of test holes. Crappie - No Report: Fishing activity is very low and very few anglers have been out. Don't forget Lake Rathbun contains zebra mussels so make sure to clean, drain, and dry equipment before transporting to another water body. The entrance to Southfork marina is closed for the season.
Lures & Spinners
For further fishing reports in south central Iowa please call the Rathbun fish hatchery at 641-647-2406