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Winter urban trout stocking starts Jan. 13

Winter urban trout stocking starts Jan. 13

  • 1/2/2018 12:48:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months.
10 fantastic fall fishing spots

10 fantastic fall fishing spots

  • 10/17/2017 2:05:00 PM
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Fall offers fantastic fishing – get out and enjoy it. The air is cool, lakes are less crowded and fish are easy to catch.
Fall urban trout stocking begins October 14

Fall urban trout stocking begins October 14

  • 10/10/2017 11:57:00 AM
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Seventeen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer months. 
Operation ReLeaf tree distribution events planned through mid-October

Operation ReLeaf tree distribution events planned through mid-October

  • 9/26/2017 10:54:00 AM
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A popular program offering landscape-quality trees at a deep discount to Alliant Energy customers will be held at six locations across Iowa this fall. Residential tree distributions will be held in Buena Vista, Fayette, Lee, Linn, Lucas and Story counties this September and October.
Spring urban trout stocking schedule

Spring urban trout stocking schedule

  • 3/7/2017 12:16:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries staff will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout in 10 lakes across Iowa in March and April as part of its cool weather trout program.
Trout stocking at Ada Hayden postponed

Trout stocking at Ada Hayden postponed

  • 2/1/2017 8:47:00 AM
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AMES – The trout stocking scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 4 at Ada Hayden in Ames has been postponed due to unsafe ice conditions. 
Put More Urban Trout In Your Creel

Put More Urban Trout In Your Creel

  • 12/8/2016 3:19:00 PM
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The DNR keeps expanding its urban trout program, which brings trout fishing closer to anglers across Iowa.
Fall urban trout stocking begins October 13

Fall urban trout stocking begins October 13

  • 10/4/2016 12:42:00 PM
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Seventeen locations across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer months. 
Top Urban Fishing Spots in Des Moines

Top Urban Fishing Spots in Des Moines

  • 5/18/2016 10:15:00 AM
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Sixty percent of anglers travel no more than 20 miles to fish. For those near Iowa’s largest metro, hit these local picks. (Stay tuned for top spots in more cities in future issues.)
Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

  • 4/21/2016 2:18:00 AM
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URBANDALE – An estimated 60 gallons of diesel fuel spilled at 73rd Street and Hickman Road in Urbandale following an accident about 1:40 p.m. today.
Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

Accident Causes Fuel Spill in Urbandale

  • 4/20/2016 10:21:00 AM
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URBANDALE – An estimated 60 gallons of diesel fuel spilled at 73rd Street and Hickman Road in Urbandale following an accident about 1:40 p.m. today.
Spring Urban Trout Stocking Schedule

Spring Urban Trout Stocking Schedule

  • 2/23/2016 6:32:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release trout in 10 locations in areas that would not support them during warmer months.
Six tips for cold-weather trout fishing

Six tips for cold-weather trout fishing

  • 12/3/2014 9:29:00 AM
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If you want to fish this winter in Iowa without stepping out on the ice, check out northeast Iowa’s trout streams, which rarely freeze and are open for fishing year-round. Or if you’re not able to make the trip, we stock a number of urban lakes statewide with trout for a new fishing experience through the ice.