Fishing News

Iowa Walleye Challenge

Iowa Walleye Challenge logo

Iowa DNR is partnering for a second year with MyCatch by Angler’s Atlas to conduct a statewide walleye fishing challenge starting May 1 through June 30.

Anglers will have the chance to win weekly prizes while also contributing to fisheries research, helping improve walleye fishing in the state.

Register for the Iowa Walleye Challenge today. There is a $25 fee to enter the tournament.

River Advisory Sign

Bridge construction projects across Iowa could close some sections of rivers this summer.

Check the Interactive Paddling Map to help you plan your paddling trip and avoid construction areas.

Keep It Clean | Keep It Fun

reuseable litter bags filled next to the shoreline

Keep It Clean and Keep It Fun for everyone by taking a reusable litter bag when you go paddling, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking and on any of your favorite outdoor adventures.

Empty it, rinse it out and use it more than once!

- Click to Request Your Bags Today -

Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your bags.

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