Iowa DNR's Twitter Iowa DNR's Flicker Iowa DNR's YouTube Iowa DNR's Pinterest Iowa DNR's Facebook | Iowa Outdoors Magazine | News | Contact Us

Site Search  search button

Iowa Outdoors News

Iowa Outdoors News Packet

Conservation news about fish, wildlife, parks and forestry and other related topics including the Natural Resource Commission (NRC) agenda and minutes. Iowa Outdoors news is published every Tuesday and will posted on our website as both news releases as well as below for archival purposes.
  • If you would like to receive Iowa Outdoors news by e-mail each Tuesday,
    please send a blank e-mail to join-io_only@lists.ia.gov.

  • For current information on fishing conditions for your lake or area, check out our current Iowa Fishing Report found within our online fishing information.

These are the most recent stories published within the Iowa Outdoors news packet:

Fishing Teams Find Walleyes Willing to Bite in Clear Lake Walleye Tournament
Posted: 05/20/2014
Clear Lake hosted 100, two person fishing teams for its two day annual walleye fishing tournament, May 17-18. 

Teams entered 804 walleyes over 14 inches, weighing 1,200 pounds.  The winning team of Terry Mitchell, of Woodward, and Nate Guerdet, of Ankeny, won with a two day total of 28.33 pounds.

DNR fisheries biologist Scott Grummer helped on both days with the live release of the walleyes back to the lake.

All 100 teams weighed in fish. There was a five fish bag limit per team per day and 51 teams weighed in a 10 fish limit over two days. The largest walleye weighed 6.25 pounds.




Menu