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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) Hunting

Hawkeye State Pheasant Forecast

October 04, 2010

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

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) Hunting

Iowa's Best-Bet Bowhunts

October 04, 2010

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

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) Bass

Seeing Spots On Lake Macbride

Rich Patterson - October 04, 2010

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

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

Closing The Gap

October 04, 2010

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

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) Walleye

Big Creek Lake's Walleye Secret

October 04, 2010

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

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

Catfish Travels

October 04, 2010

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

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) Other Freshwater

Blue-Chip Bets For Iowa's Alpha 'Gills

October 04, 2010

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

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) Walleye

Central Iowa's Big-Water Walleyes

October 04, 2010

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

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) Bass

The Smallies Of Maquoketa

Rich Patterson - October 04, 2010

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

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