Stream Details

Clear Creek (put and grow)

General Information

County: Allamakee
Location: Located on Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area, 4 miles east of Dorchester along Sleepy Hollow Drive.
Stream Segment Length: 3.40


Amenities at Clear Creek (put and grow) include:

    District-Wide Trout Stream Fishing Report

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    Fishing Summary

    Sampling data for Clear Creek from 2010 showed 343 brown trout per mile with fish up to 14 inches. This is not an estimated population and actual trout numbers will be higher. Natural reproduction was detected in 2010 and annual French Creek strain fingerling brown trout stocking is suspended until confirmation is determined by another sample. Access to the stream is fair. Primitive camping is allowed on this area. (2012)

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    Fish Stocking

    • annual 2011 - 2,130 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
    • 05/21/2009 - 4,000 Brown Trout (4.0")
    • 05/13/2008 - 2,834 Brown Trout (4.0")
    • 05/24/2007 - 4,000 Brown Trout (2.1")
    • 05/16/2006 - 4,000 Brown Trout (2.3")


    The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

    • Brown Trout
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 5 fish
      • Possession Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 10 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: Anglers must have paid the Trout Fee to fish for or possess trout
    • White Sucker
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: none
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: May be taken by hand fishing, by snagging, by spear or by bow and arrow, day or night.

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    The vast majority of Iowa’s streams, rivers and lakes offer safe and high-quality fish that pose little or no threat to human health if consumed. Some limitations may apply for young children and pregnant women. Here’s a Fish Consumption Fact Sheet from the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health for more information. Here is a list of current fish consumption advisories for Iowa lakes and rivers.