Iowa Fishing Reports

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Recent Activity in Iowa

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  1. Morning with Dad & brother we got a mixed bag of walleyes, perch, crappies and one decent catfish. Brother caught the big Eye of the day: 22.5" / 4# 1oz! ...more Finished the day off with an evening at another lake and I put the last 3 walleyes in the livewell.

    4 lb. 1 oz. 22 in. Walleye with a Black/ Silver Rapala

    1. Tracy Chapman 0
      Never I meant LOL
    2. Tracy Chapman 0
      I have bever caught 1 any tips??
    3. Thanks Tim & Karen
    4. Tim Troyer 0
      It sounds like you have a great day with your Dad and your brother. So cool. I am heading out this morning with my wife to catch some Saugeyes together. Thanks for ...more sharing your photos!
    5. karen eichman 0
      Nice day Robert!
    6. Thanks Bryan! πŸ‘Š
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Eye
    8. Yes it was Rich. Thanks bro! πŸ‘Š
    9. Rich Pardy 0
      Great day with the family!!
    10. Yes it is, thanks Joel! πŸ‘Š
    11. Joel Norikane 0
      Dude it's great to see you fishing for walleye! That's a great fish!
    12. Ronald Howell 0
      Would love to catch an eye like that.
    13. Thanks RussellπŸ‘Š
    14. nice bunch of fish.
      I have fished a couple ultra clear Canadian lakes where the walleyes take on a golden color
    15. Never paid much attention to that Noah, may be weird lighting. I don't remember it being that gold whenhe caught it.
    16. Noah Shapiro 0
      Never seen a golden walleye, very cool
    17. Thanks DerekπŸ‘Š We've been pretty lucky. Water temps have been around 78°!! And most of the lakes we are catching them at are 4-6 feet deep!
    18. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice haul Robert, walleye have been biting pretty good.. πŸ‘
    19. Thanks Melissa!
    20. very nice πŸ˜€
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  2. 14 in. Largemouth Bass with a spinner bait

  3. Details: 4 lb. 3 oz. Large mouth bass with a Blue crawdad

    Right off bostdock at 230 am

  4. Brushy Creek Tagged Bass

    1 lb. 10 oz. 16 in. Spotted Bass with a Yum Tube

    1. Tasha Larsen 0
      That is pretty awesome!!
    2. michael weber 0
      Nice fish, but that is a largemouth, not a spotted bass. There are no spotted bass in Brushy Creek. Make sure to call ISU to report the tag information!
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  5. No scale handy but she was pushing 6 pounds and was a good fight

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Jace Buchanan 0
      Sure did
    2. Rick Miller 0
      Did you put her back in the water?
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  6. Details: Largemouth Bass with a crappie magnet

  7. Hybrid Striped Bass with a hard lure

Popular Waterways

The most active fishing spots in Iowa

  • Dry Run Creek

    A section of the Dry Run Creek in Winneshiek County, Iowa.


  • Mississippi River Pool 14

    Pool 14 has several wing dams that allow walleye and bass to setup on in the main channel. It also provides many backwater areas for bass fishing and crappie fishing.


  • Brushy Creek Lake

    No Wake Lake - It has a mean depth of 29 feet and a maximum depth of 80 feet. Brushy Creek Lake has...


  • Red Rock Reservoir

    Lake Red Rock is Iowa's largest lake and is just 10 minutes from Pella, known for its Dutch heritage...


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