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Take dad fishing this Father’s Day

  • 6/13/2017 12:45:00 PM
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Give dad something he will always treasure this Father’s Day – quality time together. Take dad fishing and create memories that you can relive every time you’re together.

“Fishing is a fun way to celebrate special family events,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Bureau. “Enjoy your time together in Iowa’s great outdoors without the stress of busy schedules and interruptions from mobile devices.”

Snap a picture of you and your dad fishing and enter it in the 2017 #MissionFishin Photo Contest. Find the complete contest rules at

Visit the Iowa DNR website at for tips on making the most of your fishing trip this Father’s Day including what’s biting where, fishing maps and great places to fish close to home.