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Catfish

2018 Iowa Catfish Forecast

Dan Anderson - May 11, 2018

The Mississippi River and its endless backwaters, sloughs and channels could well offer Iowa's

Other Freshwater

2018 Iowa Fishing Calendar

Dan Anderson - February 05, 2018

It's time to get your angling game plan together for the coming months. To help map where and when

Walleye

Best Midwinter Fishing in Iowa: Walleye, Urban Trout, More

Dan Anderson - January 31, 2018

There's plenty of great angling action available in the coming weeks. (Shutterstock

Other Freshwater

Summer Pattern Secrets for Smallmouth Bass

Dan Johnson - June 26, 2017

What's more fun than fishing for smallmouth bass? Catching more, bigger smallmouths. By Dan

Other Freshwater

2017 Iowa Family Fishing Destinations

Dan Anderson - May 18, 2017

Iowa offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast for

Bass

2017 Iowa Top Bass Fishing Spots

Dan Anderson - March 16, 2017

If you like to catch bass — largemouth or smallmouth — you're going to like Iowa's bass

Other Freshwater

2017 Iowa Fishing Forecast

Dan Anderson - January 26, 2017

Looking ahead to the coming year's fishing opportunities, the things that make Iowa "boring"

Bass

Top Places for Bass Fishing in Iowa

Tim Ackarman - April 04, 2014

Here are your best bets for bass fishing in Iowa in 2014. NORTHWEST The lakes offer a solid

Walleye

Your Best Spring Fishing in Iowa

Dan Anderson - March 19, 2014

Whether you're planning on hitting the channel cats or spring fishing in Iowa for yellow bass,

Other Freshwater

Best February Trout Fishing in Iowa

Dan Anderson - February 13, 2014

Angling opportunities are locked in for a spectacular year of fishing across Iowa in 2014. No

Walleye

Fool-Proof Tips for Catching Fall Walleyes

Mike Gnatkowski - October 10, 2013

Fall is a transitional time for walleyes.

Bass

Big Secrets For Big Iowa Bass Fishing

Thomas Allen - May 31, 2012

Some of Iowa's waters have surprised anglers and biologists alike over recent years with quality

Bass

2012 Iowa Bass Forecast

Jason Mitchell - April 02, 2012

Largemouth bass fishing in the state of Iowa has increased in popularity over the years as

Other Freshwater

Teen Lands Iowa Record Yellow Perch

Dylan Polk - March 21, 2012

An Iowa teenager landed a state record yellow perch while fishing near the Mississippi River last

Other Freshwater

Best Bets for Iowa Fishing in 2012

Dan Anderson - February 22, 2012

Want to catch a limit of walleyes to eat, or maybe an 8-pounder to brag about? Hoping to tangle

Other Freshwater

Two-Rod Ice Fishing Strategies

Jeff Samsel - December 22, 2011

The giant flat-screen in the newspaper ad looks amazing, and the price almost seems too good to be

Other Freshwater

Ice Fishing Gear For 2012

Matt Straw - December 21, 2011

In 2012, an underwater camera will slip into your shirt pocket. Solid graphite rods leave enough

Walleye

Readers Trophy Photos!

Game & Fish Staff - December 09, 2011

Game & Fish and Sportsman readers from all across the U.S. are experiencing success afield! Here's

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