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Our weekly fishing report is broken down by counties or regions – Northwest, Northeast, Mississippi River, Southeast and Southwest.

You can check the activity of your favorite lake or stretch of river within each region, including which species are being caught, a rating of the bite (slow, fair, good or excellent), as well as a hot bait or lure pattern.

Fishing reports may include information on stream or river flows (and if it is rising or dropping), ice conditions, depths that fish are biting (watch for trends if this changes), or safety issues like if the water suddenly becomes shallow in spots.




Fishing Podcasts

Each month, Jeff Kopaska of the Iowa DNR and Ross Peterson from KXnO Sports Fanatics get together to talk about fishing opportunities, seasons and events in Iowa and around the Midwest. They are often joined by other DNR staff and guest speakers.

The links below are the podcast recordings of their conversations, and can also be found on the iHeartRadio app.

February 2022 Fishing Report - Zak Slagle from the Ohio DNR joins us to talk about walleye populations, fishing and surveys at Lake Erie; plus plans for the Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference hosted by Iowa DNR is Des Moines mid-February

March 2022 Fishing Report - Ben Neely, Kansas fishery biologist joins us to talk about a recent research project to determine if live scope sonar technology leads to anglers catching more/bigger fish; plus spring community trout stockings

April 2022 Fishing Report - new state record smallmouth buffalo, plus tips for catching trout in community fishing ponds and annual walleye gillnetting efforts

June 2022 Fishing Report - fishing tips and hotspots, plus sturgeon sampling on the Cedar River, Free Fishing Weekend and Iowa Walleye Challenge

August 2022 Fishing Report - live from the Iowa State Fair; stop by the aquarim in the DNR building to see fish from across Iowa; plus local fishing information 

September 2022 Fishing Report - new community fishing ponds, fishing sampling and fishing tournaments 

October 2022 Fishing Report - fish diet research, fishing tournaments and the big walleye controversy on Lake Erie; plus fall fishing tips

November 2022 Fishing Report - Mike Siepker joins us to talk trout - stockings, spawning, management and more

December 2022 Fishing Report - Hank Kholer joins us to talk about his One4Water trip and new book; plus ice fishing season preview

January 2021 Fishing Report - Kevan Paul joins us to talk about ice fishing on Clear Lake

February 2021 Fishing Report - fishing in community ponds, plus hybrid striped bass in Big Creek, and the hot yellow perch bite at Clear Lake

March 2021 Fishing Report - Corey Goldsworthy from the Minnesota DNR joins us to talk about the fishing options at Lake Superior, plus ice-out catfishing

April 2021 Fishing Report - Jay Rudacille, Iowa DNR Warm and Coolwater Fish Culture Supervisor, joins us to talk about the annual spring walleye collection, production and stocking, plus spring community trout stockings and fun fishing stories

May 2021 Fishing Report - Hank Kohler joins us to talk about his upcoming paddling trip from central Minnesota down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico to make people aware of and seek donations for clean water projects

July 2021 Fishing Report - Fish Local Community Fishing Program and river catfishing tips, plus trout stream sampling

September 2021 Fishing Report - freshwater drum fishing on the Mississippi River, plus drift fishing for crappie and recap of Iowa State Fair aquarium and courtyard presentations

October 2021 Fishing Report - fall fishing tips, plus fall community trout stockings annouced again this year and upcoming trout angler survey

December 2021 Fishing Report - Eric Brinkman, asssistant chief of aquatic conservation in Arkansas, joins us to talk about managing alligator gar in the Red River; plus the Iowa Urban Trout Challenge on urban/community trout locations through December 31, 2021.

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Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Dangerously cold temperatures through Friday warming to mid 30's by weeks end. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/02 08:56
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast About 18-30 inches ice covering windblown snow on the impoundment. Use caution in areas with current. Check depths often. Much activity occurring around Carvel, Howards Woods, and beach area around the campground. 02/02 08:56
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Black Crappie - Slow: Use small jigs tipped with minnows, spikes, and waxies. Find deeper water with little current for best luck. 02/02 08:56
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Walleye - Fair: Anglers using small jigs tipped with minnows doing well near evening. 02/02 08:56
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Bluegill - Slow: Find gills in backwaters. Use small jig tipped with waxworm or spikes. 02/02 08:56
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast A front passes through Thursday into Friday bringing snow and cold temperatures. Weekend warming to mid 30's. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/08 02:00
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast About 18-30 inches ice covering windblown snow on the impoundment. Use caution in areas with current. Check depths often. Much activity occurring around Carvel, Howards Woods, and beach area around the campground. 02/08 02:00
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Black Crappie - Slow: Use small jigs tipped with minnows, spikes, and waxies. Find deeper water with little current for best luck. 02/08 02:00
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Walleye - Fair: Anglers using small jigs tipped with minnows doing well near evening. 02/08 02:00
Cedar River (above Nashua) Northeast Bluegill - Slow: Find gills in backwaters. Use small jig tipped with waxworm or spikes. 02/08 02:00
Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast There have been reports of anglers catching a few walleye on the Cedar River. 02/02 08:19
Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Northeast Walleye - Fair: Most anglers have been having success fishing plastics tipped with a minnow. 02/02 08:19
Decorah District Streams Northeast Dangerously cold temperatures through Friday warming to mid 30's by weeks end. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/02 08:56
Decorah District Streams Northeast Brook Trout - Fair: Use midge, minnow, or leach patterns for fish looking to get more bang for their effort. 02/02 08:56
Decorah District Streams Northeast Brown Trout - Good: Fish around an undercut bank or similar structure. Cloudy days and off color water are a perfect mix for catching this trout. 02/02 08:56
Decorah District Streams Northeast Community stockings now occurring. To find out when and where the next one will be, please visit our website at https://www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/Trout-Fishing. Don't forget to purchase your 2023 trout fee. 02/02 08:56
Decorah District Streams Northeast Rainbow Trout - Good: Rainbow trout spawn is on. Their colors are becoming brighter. Hatchery holdovers remain in the stream teasing anglers. Use small spinner baits or hair jigs floating past structure. 02/02 08:56
Decorah District Streams Northeast A front passes through Thursday into Friday bringing snow and cold temperatures. Weekend warming to mid 30's. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/08 02:00
Decorah District Streams Northeast Community stockings now occurring. To find out when and where the next one will be, please visit our website at https://www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/Trout-Fishing. Don't forget to purchase your 2023 trout fee. 02/08 02:00
Decorah District Streams Northeast Brook Trout - Fair: Use midge, minnow, or leach patterns for fish looking to get more bang for their effort. 02/08 02:00
Decorah District Streams Northeast Brown Trout - Good: Fish around an undercut bank or similar structure. Cloudy days and off color water are a perfect mix for catching this trout. 02/08 02:00
Decorah District Streams Northeast Rainbow Trout - Good: Rainbow trout spawn is on. Their colors are becoming brighter. Hatchery holdovers remain in the stream teasing anglers. Use small spinner baits or hair jigs floating past structure. 02/08 02:00
George Wyth Lake Northeast Anglers are catching panfish on George Wyth Lake, some sorting may be necessary. 02/02 08:19
George Wyth Lake Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Try a waxworm tipped on an ice fishing jig or using a dead stick tipped with a live crappie minnow, try to locate structure for best success. 02/02 08:19
George Wyth Lake Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Try a waxworm tipped on an ice fishing jig for bluegill, try to locate structure for best success. 02/02 08:19
George Wyth Lake Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
Lake Delhi Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
Lake Delhi Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Try a waxworm tipped on an ice fishing jig or using a dead stick tipped with a live crappie minnow, try to locate structure for best success. 02/02 08:19
Lake Delhi Northeast There have been reports of anglers catching crappie on Lake Delhi. 02/02 08:19
Lake Hendricks Northeast Dangerously cold temperatures through Friday warming to mid 30's by weeks end. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/02 08:56
Lake Hendricks Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Find gills around rock reefs and drop offs. Use spike or waxworm about a foot off the bottom. 02/02 08:56
Lake Hendricks Northeast Ice depths about 12 plus inches with snow on top. Fish activity slowed. 02/02 08:56
Lake Hendricks Northeast A front passes through Thursday into Friday bringing snow and cold temperatures. Weekend warming to mid 30's. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/08 02:00
Lake Hendricks Northeast Ice depths about 14 plus inches with snow on top. Fish activity picking up. 02/08 02:00
Lake Hendricks Northeast Bluegill - Good: Find gills around rock reefs and drop offs. Use spike or waxworm about a foot off the bottom. 02/08 02:00
Lake Hendricks Northeast Black Crappie - Good: Fish the reefs and around stumps. 02/08 02:06
Lake Meyer Northeast Dangerously cold temperatures through Friday warming to mid 30's by weeks end. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/02 08:56
Lake Meyer Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Try fishing about 4 to 5 feet off the bottom near dark. 02/02 08:56
Lake Meyer Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Lots of lookers but some will take a small jig tipped with a spike or waxie. Most fish around brush piles. 02/02 08:56
Lake Meyer Northeast Lake has about 12 plus inches of ice with snow on top. Anglers reporting best time to fish is in the evening to just past dusk. 02/02 08:56
Lake Meyer Northeast A front passes through Thursday into Friday bringing snow and cold temperatures. Weekend warming to mid 30's. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/08 02:00
Lake Meyer Northeast Lake has about 10 plus inches of ice with snow on top. 02/08 02:00
Lake Meyer Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Lots of lookers but some will take a small jig tipped with a spike or waxie. Most fish around brush piles. 02/08 02:00
Lake Meyer Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Try fishing about 4 to 5 feet off the bottom near dark. 02/08 02:00
Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast There have been no reports on the Maquoketa River at this time and is currently falling and dirty. 02/02 08:19
Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Northeast Walleye - No Report: Most anglers have been having good success fishing plastics tipped with a minnow. 02/02 08:19
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Upper Mississippi River levels are down slightly. Ice has been building with colder temps last week. Check ice conditions before you go, especially with added snow cover. Anglers are moving often to find the fish. Walleye slot length limits now apply on the entire Iowa border of the Mississippi River. All walleyes less than 15 inches long and between 20-27 inches must be immediately released. One walleye over 27 inches may be kept. Walleye/sauger combined daily limit 6/possession 12 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Getting a few reports of crappie being caught. Try live minnows to entice the bite. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Ice anglers have been doing some sorting for the larger gills. Ice jigs tipped with wax-worms have been effective. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Northern Pike - Fair: Reports are starting to filter in near Greymore area for nice pike. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Water level at Lynxville is down slightly at 613.7 feet this week. The late afternoon bite has been better. Use caution with the snow cover around the edges and avoid crossing ice in areas with current. Crossing Johnson Slough at Sny Magill is not recommended. Bussey Lake avoid the ramp area and enter at the upper end on the island road. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 10 Northeast Yellow Perch - Good: Fish the vegetation along deeper backwater dredge cuts using a small jig tipped with waxworm. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Upper Mississippi River levels are down slightly. Ice has been building with colder temps last week. Check ice conditions before you go, especially with added snow cover. Anglers are moving often to find the fish. Walleye slot length limits now apply on the entire Iowa border of the Mississippi River. All walleyes less than 15 inches long and between 20-27 inches must be immediately released. One walleye over 27 inches may be kept. Walleye/sauger combined daily limit 6/possession 12 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Getting a few reports of crappie being caught. Try live minnows to entice the bite. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Some varied reports in the at Mud Lake and Bertram Lakes. Anglers are moving often and sorting. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Northern Pike - Fair: Some reports of northern pike being caught on tip-ups/tip downs in marina areas. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Water level at Guttenberg is near 5.5 this week. Water temperature is 33 degrees in the channel. Mud Lake has been fair in the marina area. A further walk, but reports are picking up at Zollis. Avoid thin ice in the creek area leading to Zollicoffers. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Yellow Perch - Fair: Ice anglers have been picking up some nicer perch this week. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Sauger - Fair: 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 11 Northeast Walleye - Slow: 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 12 Northeast Ice fishing is taking place but ice is covered with snow and can be sketchy at times. Many district ramps are open, but ice flows are present near ramps. If you have angling questions, please call the Bellevue Fisheries Management at 563-880-8781. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 12 Northeast The river is receding and the level at Lock and Dam 11 is at 5.5 and it is 8.2 feet at the RR bridge. Water temperature is around 33 degrees, and the water is clear. Ice fishing is occurring in most marina areas, but ice conditions are variable and can be sketchy. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 12 Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Nearly all the panfish are in backwater areas for the winter which are lakes with no flowing water and hopefully deep enough to not freeze to the bottom. The edges of the ice in backwaters are poor and generally the ice is sketchy, please use caution. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 12 Northeast Sauger - Good: If you can get out from the O'leary's side, some sauger are being caught. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 12 Northeast Yellow Perch - Good: Small yellow perch are being reported with an occasional keeper. Some anglers are using minnows on tip down rigs for best results. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast Ice fishing is taking place but ice is covered with snow and can be sketchy at times. Many district ramps are open, but ice flows are present near ramps. If you have angling questions, please call the Bellevue Fisheries Management at 563-880-8781. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Ice is reported as sketchy but certainly some fishing is occurring. Nearly all the panfish are in backwater areas for the winter which are lakes with no flowing water and hopefully deep enough to not freeze to the bottom. Snow covered ice is dangerous as it does not always allow solid freezing of the ice. Please use caution. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast The water level at Lock and Dam 12 at Bellevue is at 6.1 feet and receding. Water clarity is excellent, and the water temperature is around 33 degrees. The City of Bellevue Ramp is open, but ice flows may occur. Ice fishing has been reported on Pool 13, but ice conditions are variable to poor Snow may make for dangerous conditions so please use caution. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast Rainbow Trout - Excellent: The Bellevue kid's trout pond is open and vegetation free. It is a nice safe place to fish with kids on warmer winter days. If you plan on keeping fish, please only keep two fish per child. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast Sauger - Good: The tailwater has opened up at Bellevue but can be subject to ice flows. Small sauger are being reported on jig and minnow rigs. Ice flows at times have been in front of ramp making launching difficult. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 13 Northeast Yellow Perch - Good: Small yellow perch are being reported with an occasional keeper. Some anglers are using minnows on tip down rigs for best results. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 14 Northeast Ice fishing is taking place but ice is covered with snow and can be sketchy at times. Many district ramps are open, but ice flows are present near ramps. If you have angling questions, please call the Bellevue Fisheries Management at 563-880-8781. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 14 Northeast Bluegill - No Report: Ice is reported as sketchy but certainly some fishing is occurring. Nearly all the panfish are in backwater areas for the winter which are lakes with no flowing water and hopefully deep enough to not freeze to the bottom. Snow covered ice is dangerous as it does not always allow solid freezing of the ice. Please use caution. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 14 Northeast Sauger - No Report: 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 14 Northeast The water level at Fulton is receding at 4.9 feet, 9.4 feet at Camanche and 4.5 feet at LeClaire. Water clarity is excellent and water temperature is near 33 degrees. Ice flows were reported at some ramps and not sure if they are always usable. Ice fishing conditions are still reported as sketchy. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 15 Northeast Ice fishing is taking place but ice is covered with snow and can be sketchy at times. Many district ramps are open, but ice flows are present near ramps. If you have angling questions, please call the Bellevue Fisheries Management at 563-880-8781. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 15 Northeast Bluegill - No Report: Not a lot of ice angling goes on in Pool 15 as true backwater areas are not present in this pool. Some fishing can occur in the marinas and above the dam at LeClaire, but we have received no reports. The ice is undoubtedly in poor conditions. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 15 Northeast The water level at Rock Island is at 7.6 feet. Water clarity is excellent and water temperature is 33. 02/02 09:52
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Upper Mississippi River levels are down slightly. Ice has been building with colder temps last week. Check ice conditions before you go, especially with added snow cover. Anglers are moving often to find the fish. Walleye slot length limits now apply on the entire Iowa border of the Mississippi River. All walleyes less than 15 inches long and between 20-27 inches must be immediately released. One walleye over 27 inches may be kept. Walleye/sauger combined daily limit 6/possession 12 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Water level at Lansing is 8.1 feet and steady this week. Use caution with the snow cover around the ice edges and avoid crossing areas with current. The early and late afternoon bite has been better at Shore Slough. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Sauger - No Report: Vertical jig with a minnow in the lock and dam tailwaters. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Walleye - No Report: Bottom bounce a jig with twister tails in tailwaters of lock and dam. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Black Crappie - Fair: Getting a few reports of crappie being caught. Try live minnows to entice the bite. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Ice anglers have been doing some sorting for the larger gills. Ice jigs tipped with wax-worms have been effective. 02/02 11:46
Mississippi River Pool 9 Northeast Yellow Perch - Good: Try Shore Slough near Lansing or Village Creek ramp area for perch in the dredge cuts. 02/02 11:46
Shell Rock River (Greene to Shell Rock) Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
Shell Rock River (Greene to Shell Rock) Northeast There have been reports of anglers catching a few walleye on the Shell Rock River. 02/02 08:19
Shell Rock River (Greene to Shell Rock) Northeast Walleye - Fair: Most anglers have been having good success fishing plastics tipped with a minnow. 02/02 08:19
South Prairie Lake Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
South Prairie Lake Northeast There have been no reports for South Prairie Lake but decent size bluegill are available in this Lake. 02/02 08:19
South Prairie Lake Northeast Bluegill - No Report: Try a waxworm tipped on an ice fishing jig for bluegill, try to locate structure for best success. 02/02 08:19
Volga Lake Northeast Dangerously cold temperatures through Friday warming to mid 30's by weeks end. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/02 08:56
Volga Lake Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Find gills around pallet beds or brush piles. Use a small jig tipped with a waxworm or spike. 02/02 08:56
Volga Lake Northeast Volga Lake has about 8-10 inches of ice topped with about 2 inches of snow. 02/02 08:56
Volga Lake Northeast A front passes through Thursday into Friday bringing snow and cold temperatures. Weekend warming to mid 30's. Parking lots on wildlife management areas aren't plowed. Use care when parking on roadsides. For more information, please contact the Chuck Gipp Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563.382.8324. 02/08 02:00
Volga Lake Northeast Volga Lake has about 8-10 inches of ice topped with about 2 inches of snow. 02/08 02:00
Volga Lake Northeast Bluegill - Fair: Find gills around pallet beds or brush piles. Use a small jig tipped with a waxworm or spike. 02/08 02:00
Wapsi River (Tripoli to Troy Mills) Northeast Interior river water levels have fallen; reports are anglers have been catching some walleye. Lakes in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area have been slow to fair for panfish with the mid-winter blahs. Ice averages are around six inches; use extreme caution wherever one goes. Trout streams are in excellent condition. For further information contact your local bait shop for the most recent up-to-date information. 02/02 08:19
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