Stream Details

Twin Bridges

General Information

County: Delaware
Location: Just south of Highway 3 about 5.5 miles west of Colesburg in Twin Bridges County Park
Stream Segment Length: 0.90

Amenities

Amenities at Twin Bridges include:
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing

District-Wide Trout Stream Fishing Report

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Fishing Summary

This fishery receives regular stockings of catchable brook and rainbow trout from April-October. Twin Bridges (Elk Creek) also supports a low-density population of stream-reared and wild brown trout. Both electric and non electric camping sites are available in this county park.(2012)

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Popular Fish Species in this Stream

Fish Stocking

  • annual 2013 - 1,175 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2013 - 3,925 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2012 - 1,200 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2012 - 3,590 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2011 - 1,280 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2011 - 4,230 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2010 - 637 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2010 - 4,334 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2009 - 170 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2009 - 8,050 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2008 - 657 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2008 - 2,668 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2007 - 500 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2007 - 3,770 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 785 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 2,025 Brown Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 1,800 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)

Regulations

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

  • Brook 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
  • 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
  • Rainbow 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.

Iowa-Caught Fish Are Safe to Eat, In Almost All Cases

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.

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