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Fall trout spawn in full swing

Fall trout spawn in full swing

  • 11/14/2023 11:41:00 AM
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Brilliant fall colors are not only found in trees, but also in streams and the Manchester Fish Hatchery. These underwater splashes of color are signs that trout spawning season is in full swing.
Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

  • 11/7/2023 11:52:00 AM
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Fishing Iowa’s trout streams is a unique way to enjoy the cool fall weather and marvel at the amazing colors of Iowa’s prize trout. Male brown and brook trout display their brightest, most vibrant spawning colors this time of year.
Trout coming to RAPP Park in Shenandoah this Saturday

Trout coming to RAPP Park in Shenandoah this Saturday

  • 10/17/2023 11:51:00 AM
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SHENANDOAH - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with Optimal Aquafeed and Page County Conservation Board to stock rainbow trout at 9 a.m. this Saturday, October 21 in RAPP Park, outside Shenandoah.
Fall community trout stocking starts October 21

Fall community trout stocking starts October 21

  • 10/17/2023 11:44:00 AM
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Eighteen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer months.
Brook trout thrive at South Pine Creek wildlife area

Brook trout thrive at South Pine Creek wildlife area

  • 8/29/2023 2:08:00 PM
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The brook trout in South Pine Creek might be the most well-known of the trout species in the Hawkeye State. And for good reason. This strain has been confirmed through two genetic assessments as unique to Iowa.
Spring community trout stocking starts March 23

Spring community trout stocking starts March 23

  • 3/7/2023 12:16:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries staff will release between 1,000 and 2,000 rainbow trout in 13 lakes across Iowa in March and April as part of its cool weather trout program.
Winter community trout stockings start Jan. 14

Winter community trout stockings start Jan. 14

  • 12/27/2022 12:54:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release trout in five locations across Iowa this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months.
Fall trout spawn in full swing

Fall trout spawn in full swing

  • 11/15/2022 11:49:00 AM
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Hundreds of yellow ovals offset the brown and green coloration of each female brown trout ready to spawn at the Manchester Fish Hatchery. The splashes of color are signs that trout spawning season is in full swing.
Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

  • 11/8/2022 3:58:00 PM
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Enjoy the cool weather and scenic views while fishing in northeast Iowa’s hundreds of miles of trout streams this fall. From easily accessible streams in state or county parks, to those found in Iowa’s most wild and remote natural spaces, there are plenty of places to catch rainbow, brown and brook trout.
Fall community trout stocking starts October 19

Fall community trout stocking starts October 19

  • 10/11/2022 12:01:00 PM
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Eighteen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer months.
Diverse, untamed landscapes make Clear Creek one wild place

Diverse, untamed landscapes make Clear Creek one wild place

  • 10/11/2022 11:57:00 AM
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Golden Ridge Road winds through the valley in scenery-rich Allamakee County, leading to Clear Creek Wildlife Area; a 950-acre public area that is a mix of timbered hills, a fen and a cold-water trout stream that are linked by three connected parcels.
Final community trout pond stocked and ready for anglers to catch trout

Final community trout pond stocked and ready for anglers to catch trout

  • 4/26/2022 1:42:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at North Prairie Lake, in Cedar Falls, as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Four additional community trout ponds stocked

Four additional community trout ponds stocked

  • 4/19/2022 11:46:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at Ada Hayden Heritage Park Lake, in Ames; Banner Lake South, in Indianola; Heritage Pond, in Dubuque; and Sand Lake, in Marshalltown, as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Two additional community trout ponds stocked last week

Two additional community trout ponds stocked last week

  • 4/12/2022 3:39:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at Lake Petocka, in Bondurant and Terra Lake, in Johnston, as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.  
Six community trout ponds stocked last week

Six community trout ponds stocked last week

  • 3/29/2022 1:50:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout Liberty Centre Pond, in North Liberty; Prairie Park Fishery, in Cedar Rapids; Marr Park Pond, in Washington; Wilson Lake, in Fort Madison; Discovery Park Pond, in Muscatine; and Ottumwa Park Pond, in Ottumwa, as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.  
Two additional community trout ponds stocked last week

Two additional community trout ponds stocked last week

  • 2/8/2022 1:17:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at  Moorland Pond (Fort Dodge) and Big Lake (Council Bluffs) as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Community trout pond stockings unannounced this winter and spring

Community trout pond stockings unannounced this winter and spring

  • 1/25/2022 3:48:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at three community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.  
Trout survey prize winners announced

Trout survey prize winners announced

  • 12/21/2021 3:54:00 PM
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BOONE - The recently completed 2021 Iowa Trout Angler Survey received more than 4,100 responses, from which 10 names were drawn for prizes.
All 18 community trout ponds have been stocked this fall

All 18 community trout ponds have been stocked this fall

  • 11/16/2021 2:26:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each of the final three community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.  
Fall trout spawn in full swing

Fall trout spawn in full swing

  • 11/16/2021 2:08:00 PM
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Hundreds of yellow ovals offset the brown and green coloration of each female brown trout ready to spawn at the Manchester Fish Hatchery. The splashes of color are signs that trout spawning season is in full swing. 
2021 Iowa Trout Angler Survey

2021 Iowa Trout Angler Survey

  • 11/2/2021 12:51:00 PM
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Anglers who purchased the trout permit for the 2021 season may receive an email soon inviting them to participate in the online 2021 Trout Angler Survey.
Fifteen community trout stocking locations ready for anglers to catch trout

Fifteen community trout stocking locations ready for anglers to catch trout

  • 11/2/2021 12:48:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at 15 of the 18 community trout stocking locations across Iowa as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Final Public Notice - FEMA Public Assistance, Trout Run Creek

Final Public Notice - FEMA Public Assistance, Trout Run Creek

  • 6/18/2021 9:54:00 AM
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FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE The Fisheries Bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through Iowa’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (IHSEMD) as a subrecipient.
Final nine community trout ponds ready for anglers to catch trout

Final nine community trout ponds ready for anglers to catch trout

  • 3/30/2021 12:42:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at the nine remaining community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Four community trout ponds stocked last week

Four community trout ponds stocked last week

  • 3/23/2021 1:20:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at four community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Trout stocking in northeast Iowa streams starts March 29

Trout stocking in northeast Iowa streams starts March 29

  • 3/16/2021 1:51:00 PM
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The popular trout stream stocking season starts on March 29. Find a list of stocked trout streams on the DNR trout stream map or the Iowa trout streams webpage. All trout stream stockings are weather dependent and will be unannounced due to COVID-19 precautions.
Community trout pond stockings unannounced this winter and spring

Community trout pond stockings unannounced this winter and spring

  • 1/21/2021 9:18:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at five community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.
Fall trout spawn in full swing

Fall trout spawn in full swing

  • 11/18/2020 6:49:00 AM
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Hundreds of yellow ovals offset the brown and green coloration of each female brown trout ready to spawn at the Manchester Fish Hatchery. The splashes of color are signs that trout spawning season is in full swing.
All 18 community trout ponds have been stocked this fall

All 18 community trout ponds have been stocked this fall

  • 11/3/2020 12:27:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at the last five community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

Fall fishing for Iowa’s prize trout

  • 11/3/2020 12:26:00 PM
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Enjoy what’s left of the spectacular colors and cool weather fishing in northeast Iowa’s hundreds of miles of trout streams this fall. From easily accessible streams in state or county parks, to those found in Iowa’s most wild and remote natural spaces, there are plenty of places to catch rainbow, brown and brook trout.
Seven additional community trout ponds ready for anglers to catch trout

Seven additional community trout ponds ready for anglers to catch trout

  • 10/27/2020 2:22:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at seven additional community trout ponds across Iowa as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Six community trout stocking locations ready for anglers to catch trout

Six community trout stocking locations ready for anglers to catch trout

  • 10/6/2020 1:35:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at six of the 18 community trout stocking locations across Iowa as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer. 
Trout stocking in northeast Iowa streams starts March 30

Trout stocking in northeast Iowa streams starts March 30

  • 3/17/2020 12:17:00 PM
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The popular trout stream stocking season starts on March 30. Find a list of stocked trout streams on the DNR trout stream map or the Iowa trout streams webpage. All trout stream stocking events will be unannounced due to COVID-19 precautions.
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