New State Record Blue Sucker Caught in Iowa River
Posted: 04/19/2011

A 33-1/4-inch, blue sucker was caught in the Iowa River in Johnson County on April 11. The fish weighed in at 15 pounds, 6 ounces on a certified scale.

Steven Jones was fishing for walleyes with a jig when the caught the fish.

This is the first state record for blue sucker, which is one of nine species of fish added to the list available for new master angler program and state record registry.