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Get hooked on fishing in Iowa's metro areas!

Find dozens of easy to get to stocked lakes and ponds in parks and along trails. No matter where you live, you're just a few minutes away from outdoor fun and a relaxing time with friends and family. Have fun and "fish local" today!



Find a new favorite fishing spot!

Check out some fishing hot spots in the communities listed below. Grab your tackle box, call a friend or take the family, and get your lines in the water!


+ Ames Metro - Ames, Cambridge, Nevada
+ Burlington Metro
+ Cedar Falls Metro - Cedar Falls, Dike
+ Cedar Rapids Metro - Bertram, Fairfax, Marion
+ Cedar Rapids Metro - Cedar Rapids, Palo
+ Clinton Metro - Clinton, DeWitt
+ Council Bluffs Metro
+ Davenport Metro- Bettendorf, Davenport, Eldridge
+ Des Moines (DSM) Metro
+ DSM Metro E - Altoona, Bondurant, Pleasant Hill
+ DSM Metro N - Ankeny, Johnston, Polk City
+ DSM Metro S - Norwalk
+ DSM Metro W - Clive, Urbandale, Waukee, WDSM
+ Dubuque Metro - Asbury, Dubuque
+ Fort Dodge Metro
+ Indianola Metro
+ Iowa City Metro - Coralville, Iowa City
+ Iowa City Metro - North Liberty, Tiffin
+ Marshalltown Metro
+ Mason City Metro - Clear Lake, Mason City
+ Muscatine Metro
+ Ottumwa Metro
+ Sioux City Metro
+ Waterloo Metro - Evansdale, Waterloo


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