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Tired of fishing the same crappie waters every year? Look no farther: We've compiled a roster of the Iowa lakes most likely to make you slab-happy in 2008. (March 2008).10 For The Taking
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10 For The Taking

Tired of fishing the same crappie waters every year? Look no farther: We've compiled a roster

When water temperatures reach a certain 5-degree window, Iowa's largemouth bass awake. Will you be there when the breakfast bell rings? (April 2008)Five Degrees Of Opportunity
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Five Degrees Of Opportunity

When water temperatures reach a certain 5-degree window, Iowa's largemouth bass awake. Will

Streaming through eastern Iowa toward its confluence with the mighty Mississippi, the clear, cold, boulder-strewn Maquoketa River arguably hosts the Hawkeye State's best smallmouth bass fishing. (April 2008)The Smallies Of Maquoketa
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The Smallies Of Maquoketa

Streaming through eastern Iowa toward its confluence with the mighty Mississippi, the clear,

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Concealed beneath the surface of this region's large lakes and reservoirs lie some of the Hawkeye State's hottest walleye haunts. At these five central Iowa waters, the walleye action promises to be wild! (May 2008)Central Iowa’s Big-Water Walleyes
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Central Iowa's Big-Water Walleyes

Concealed beneath the surface of this region's large lakes and reservoirs lie some of the

Feisty, abundant and relatively easy to catch, bluegills offer the chance to catch a lot of fish and have fun in the process. Access these 10 Hawkeye hotspots for some panfish pleasure. (May 2008)Blue-Chip Bets For Iowa’s Alpha ‘Gills
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Blue-Chip Bets For Iowa's Alpha 'Gills

Feisty, abundant and relatively easy to catch, bluegills offer the chance to catch a lot of

Thanks to a handful of transmitters and a few antennas, Iowa anglers can catch a fleeting glimpse of the secret lives of the Hawkeye State's ramblin' whiskerfish. (July 2008)Catfish Travels
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Catfish Travels

Thanks to a handful of transmitters and a few antennas, Iowa anglers can catch a fleeting

It's no secret that Iowa's Big Creek Lake brims with small and midsized walleyes, but few anglers know where -- and how -- to catch the big boys. Starting today, the secret's out. (July 2008)Big Creek Lake's Walleye Secret
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Big Creek Lake's Walleye Secret

It's no secret that Iowa's Big Creek Lake brims with small and midsized walleyes, but few

After repeated brushes with the same bruiser whitetail, this Iowa bowhunter finally found himself bearing down on his buck of a lifetime. (August 2008)Closing The Gap
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Closing The Gap

After repeated brushes with the same bruiser whitetail, this Iowa bowhunter finally found

This angling destination just south of Cedar Rapids boasts Iowa's only thriving population of the “other” black bass -- the Kentucky spotted bass. (August 2008)Seeing Spots On Lake Macbride
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Seeing Spots On Lake Macbride

This angling destination just south of Cedar Rapids boasts Iowa's only thriving population of

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Whether you're looking for a wallhanger or simply trying to fill the freezer, the Hawkeye State is full of public options for the whitetail bowhunter. Read on for the best of Iowa bowhunting. (September 2008)Iowa's Best-Bet Bowhunts
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Iowa's Best-Bet Bowhunts

Whether you're looking for a wallhanger or simply trying to fill the freezer, the Hawkeye

Despite a challenging winter and spring, Iowa's pheasant population promises some steady action across the state this fall. Where will you take to the tall grass this season? (September 2008)Hawkeye State Pheasant Forecast
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Hawkeye State Pheasant Forecast

Despite a challenging winter and spring, Iowa's pheasant population promises some steady

We've got the inside line on this season's whitetail action in the Hawkeye State, and on which counties should be hot -- or not. To fill your tags, and your freezer, give these areas a try. (October 2008)Iowa's 2008 Deer Outlook -- Part 1: Our Top Hunting Areas
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Iowa's 2008 Deer Outlook -- Part 1: Our Top Hunting Areas

We've got the inside line on this season's whitetail action in the Hawkeye State, and on which

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