Iowa Fishing Reports

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Recent Activity in Iowa

Shared catches, fishing spots and reports

  1. First catch of 2020

    8 oz. 8 in. Largemouth Bass with a Silicone Jig, Lime Green

  2. 3-6-2020
    E Okoboji off Hattie ramp.
    8-12 fow. A few yellow bass - a couple bluegills - perch / couple hours leading up to sunset. This crappie showed up 8 feet ...more off the bottom in around 12 fow - 45 minutes or so after sunset

    1 lb. 5 oz. 13 in. Black Crappie with a tungsten and wax worm

  3. Not many people out. Sight fishing 9-11 feet of water on Spirit Lake. Big school of crappie sticking around but not biting great. Some bites around sunset. Bluegills ...more biting - largemouth bass and walleyes (season closed). 6 inches of good ice. Fun watching them take the bait 10 feet down

    1 lb. 2 oz. 12 in. Black Crappie with a Tungsten jig with wax worms

  4. great fun. 30 fish. ice is not long for my part of the world🥺


  5. Let this hog go for someone to get him and have fun like I did! Nice fish biggest this ice session

    Northern Pike

  6. Ice fishing about done on Lost Island Lake for this ice season. 5 perch - 6 yellow bass - 1 crappie 4-715 pm. Nobody else out. Ice not black/clear or real solid. ...more Picked up a few cigarette butts - a paper plate - grocery bag and an actual metal blind from a house window off the ice. Sad. May try E Okoboji tomorrow. Hopefully a week or two left but 60s Saturday/Sunday not going to help. Bring on Spring panfish

    1 lb. 10 in. Yellow Bass with a tungsten jig

    1. Mike Wilson 0
      Txs Robert - going to miss ice fishing soon. Looks like you had a great season.
    2. Mike Wilson 0
      Txs Robert - going to miss ice fishing soon. Looks like you had a great season.
    3. Nice Yellow Mike. Good luck on Okoboji.👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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  7. Wife is down with the flu (the mask keeps her from coughing she says) get the flu shot.. you may still get the flu but it will lessen the severity of it from what ...more I am told

    180 lb. Black Crappie with a Acme Baitfish Kastmasters

    1. Debbie F 0
      Get well soon!
    2. thanks Bill for your sentiments as well as Robert and morris we appreciate it
    3. Chris c’mon
    4. Chris c’mon
    5. Never got the flu, never got the shot, i aint fixing what aint broke haha. Feel better!
    6. Bill Fussell 0
      get well soon ma’am
    7. thanks guys you guys have been catching some giants
    8. thanks guys you guys have been catching some giants
    9. Get well soon Blanca! ☹
    10. oh My!!!! get well soon Blanca!!!
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  8. Details: 8 oz. 14 in. Black Crappie with a Bandit 100 Series Crankbait

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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