Spirit Lake, Iowa The 127th walleye season at Spirit Lake, East Lake, and West Lake Okoboji officially begins on May 3.
Walleyes must be 14 inches long to be legal size and only one
fish longer than 20 inches may be kept. The daily bag limit is
three, with a possession limit of six. This year, the walleye
opener is also part of the free camping weekend. Iowa residents may
camp for free at any state park from May 2 to 4.