Great fishing or relaxing to be had at Hawardens South Pit recreation area


Fishing at the South Pit Recreation Area
This area is located on the southwest edge of Hawarden. The 300 acre recreation site contains a 40 acre lake. The (no wake) lake has been stocked primarily with crappies, blue gills, bass, and walleye. This area contains a boat ramp, open shelter available for picnicking and future plans for campsites.

If you forgot your fishing gear or licence don’t worry. Everything you need is available locally.

Sioux Bait & Tackle can fill all of your fishing equipment needs. Give Dan a call at 712-551-6688.

Fishing licences are available at the Quick Corner, conveniently located at 901 10th Street in Hawarden. Give them a call at 712-551-2129

A list of fishing licence fees are available on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website

Bring the family for fishing fun at the South Pit