2014 Fishing Forecast

Get your tackle ready and update your licenses! The DNR fisheries biologists have forecasted the top angling sites for the summer of 2014. See a preview below or get the full report.



 

NORTHEAST IOWA



Walleye
Cedar River
Mitchell, Floyd, Black Hawk and Bremer

Shell Rock River
Black Hawk, Bremer and Butler

Mississippi River Pools 9 to 14
Allamakee to Scott

 
Brook and Rainbow Trout
South Bear/North Bear Creeks
Winneshiek

Richmond Springs
Delaware

Bailey's Ford
Delaware
Smallmouth Bass
Cedar River
Mitchell, Floyd, Black Hawk and Bremer

Shell Rock River
Black Hawk, Bremer and Butler

Wapsipinicon River
Black Hawk and Buchanan

 
Channel Catfish
Mississippi River Pools 9 to 15
Allamakee to Scott

Cedar River
Mitchell, Floyd, Black Hawk and Bremer

Shell Rock River
Bremer and Butler

Lake Meyer
Winneshiek
Brown Trout
North Bear Creek
Winneshiek

French Creek
Allamakee

Spring Branch Creek
Delaware


Photo courtesy Iowa DNR

NORTHWEST IOWA



Largemouth Bass
East Okoboji and West Okoboji Lakes
Dickinson

Brushy Creek Lake
Webster

Smith Lake
Kossuth


 
Crappie
Browns Lake
Woodbury

Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo

Ingham Lake
Emmet

 
Smallmouth Bass
Spirit Lake
Dickinson

West Okoboji Lake
Dickinson
Channel Catfish
Storm Lake
Buena Vista

Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo

Lost Island Lake
Palo Alto
Muskie
Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo

West Okoboji Lake
Dickinson

Brushy Creek
Webster

 
Walleye
Silver Lake
Dickinson

Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo

Storm Lake
Buena Vista
Bluegill
Crystal Lake
Hancock

Okoboji Chain of Lakes
Dickinson

Crawford Creek
Ida

 
Northern Pike
Spirit Lake
Dickinson


Crystal Lake
Hancock
Bullhead
Silver Lake
Palo Alto

Silver Lake
Dickinson

 


Photo courtesy Iowa DNR

SOUTHEAST IOWA



Flathead Catfish
Coralville Reservoir
Johnson

Skunk River
Keokuk, Jefferson, Henry and Des Moines

Des Moines River
Wapello


 
Channel Catfish
Coralville Reservoir
Johnson

Rathbun Lake
Appanoose

Crawford Pond
Washington
Crappie
Coralville Reservoir
Johnson

Rathbun Lake
Appanoose

Lake Odessa
Louisa

 
Walleye
Lake Macbride
Johnson

Lake Rathbun
Appanoose

Wapsipinicon River
Linn and Jones

 
Muskie
Pleasant Creek Lake
Linn

Lake Macbride
Johnson
White Bass and Wipers
Lake Macbride
Johnson

Pleasant Creek Lake
Linn

Coralville Reservoir
Johnson
Bluegill
Lake Sugema
Van Buren

Lake Belva Deer
Keokuk

Albia Reservoirs
Monroe

 


SOUTHWEST IOWA



Channel Catfish
Lake Icaria
Adams

Greenfield City Reservoir
Adair

Saylorville Reservoir
Polk


 
Crappie
Twelve Mile Lake
Union

Red Rock Reservoir
Marion

Viking Lake
Montgomery

 
Walleye
Twelve Mile Lake
Union

Des Moines River
Boone and Polk
Muskie
Three Mile Lake
Union

Big Creek Lake
Polk
Bluegill
Green Valley Lake
Union

Big Creek Lake
Polk

 
White Bass and Wipers
Lake Manawa
Pottawattamie

Red Rock Reservoir
Marion

Saylorville Reservoir
Polk
Largemouth Bass
Twelve Mile Lake
Union

Green Valley Lake
Union

Lake Anita
Cass

 



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