Water temperature in the main channel is near freezing and water level is stable to reseeding throughout the district. They are often joined by other DNR staff and guest speakers. Ice is not thick enough for fishing. Walleye – Good: Most walleye and sauger angling is near the Lock and Dam in 15 to 30 feet of water. Northern Pike - Good: Pike are biting on tip-ups baited with a minnow or shiners in shallow backwater lakes. All three trout hatchery offices are still closed. Open water around the aerator. North Union Basketball at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 4:00 PM JV Games (No audio) 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 Tipoff GHV Video Stream, Saturday, February 6th Lake Mills Basketball at Forest City 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 PM Tipoff KIOW/FC Video Stream Docks at the boat ramps have been removed. 'name', 'CBSRemotePlayer_Medium', Lake Macbride Lake Mills Basketball at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 4:00 PM JV Games (No audio) 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 Tipoff GHV Video Stream, Saturday, January 30th Some fish are on the bottom while some are suspended under schools of shad. We didn’t received any information about fishing on the Shell Rock River this week. Water temperature is 33 degrees. Water clarity is fair. All walleyes less than 15 inches long and between 20-27 inches must be immediately released. Ice fishing is underway in a most of the usual locations. For more information on the above lakes, call the Lake Darling Fisheries Office at 319-694-2430. Northern pike fishing is … Bluegill - Fair: Fish just off of the bottom with an ice jig tipped with a waxworm. Trout streams in the Manchester District are in excellent condition. The site contains current fishing … Walleye – Slow: Use jig and minnow combinations around rock piles, submerged points and areas with depth changes. Wapsipinicon River Fishing Report. Largemouth Bass – Slow: Try soft plastics fished slowly around structure. The Corps of Engineers have pulled their boat docks and their campgrounds and ramps are closed. The Upper Mississippi River is home to over 119 species of fish - more species than are found in any of Wisconsin’s inland lakes. For fly-fishing, try a 9- to 11-ft rod, rated for a 6- to 8-weight line, with matching reel. East Okoboji Lake Walleye – Slow: Try jigging on or along rock in 10-20 feet of water. You need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. Water levels are currently 6.5 feet at the Lock and Dam and 9.0 feet at the RR bridge. Water level is 6 feet at Rock Island and is holding steady. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) – Fair: Try soft plastics in 15-25 feet of water. Tailwater stage is 5.35 feet at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston and is falling. 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. Ice thickness varies. Forest City, St. Ansgar, Northwood-Kensett Wrestling at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 5:50 PM Airtime 6:00 PM First Match GHV Video Stream The links below are the podcast recordings of their conversations, and can also be found on the iHeartRadio app. Flood stage is 15 feet at Lock and Dam 15. For the most part, ice conditions are ok but take care on areas that have current flow. Sorting is needed with some fish up to 8". Iowa State University Women’s Basketball at West Virginia joined in progress KIOW, Thursday, February 4th Bluegill - Fair: Best bite on overcast days. Walleye – Good: Cast and retrieve large running crankbaits for active fish. Water clarity is good. River stage is 525.58 feet at Ft. Madison. White Crappie – Slow: Try small jigs tipped with a minnow around submerged structure. Black Hawk Lake Iowa's natural resources plates include the state bird and flower, pheasant, eagle, buck and a Brook trout. 'FlashVars', 'strTimeZone=edt&blnAutoPlay=false', All field stations and fish hatcheries remain closed at this time, for further information contact the N.E. generally the wapsi … River stage is forecast to stay fairly steady over the weekend. Mississippi River Pool 11 Yellow Perch – Good: The bite has really picked up; fish are starting to be found closer to shore from accessible areas such as docks. Walleye – Fair: Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows below the lock chamber and in Sylvan Slough. Bluegill - Fair: Lots of small bluegills reported but fishing in general has been fair with most anglers using wax worms and tungsten jigs. 'play', 'true', Mississippi River Pool 9 The water temperature is near 37 degrees. Main channel water temperature is around 50 degrees. Second season deer hunting season opens this weekend through December 20th; wear blaze orange and be aware of hunting activity. Lakes are iced over with a cap of 2-6 inches of snow. No motorized vehicles allowed on the ice. Anglers have been catching both bluegill and crappie on Casey Lake. Only one walleye greater than 27 inches can be kept. 'loop', 'true', Some anglers are catching perch and crappie in the open water areas along shore and in the marina. The lake is partially covered with ice. Forest City Basketball at West Hancock 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 Tipoff KIOW/FC Video Stream Lake Darling Wapsipinicon River: Upper, Iowa fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fishing season updates, fly shop and fishing guides, and fly-fishing weather. Use caution around this area. A Day of Fly Fishing for Winter Steelhead. Ice thickness is around eight inches over most of lake. Lake Wapello Iowa State University Women’s Basketball at Kansas State University 6:00 PM Airtime 6:35 PM Tipoff KIOW, Thursday, January 28th Use caution along shorelines where ice is present. River stage is 8.97 feet at Burlington. Tailwater stages had been falling but are forecast to stay steady through the weekend. there are small numbers of nice walleyes, the key to find active fish is to float quietly down river while targeting key habitat ie. Anglers should use caution on snow covered ice in areas that may have current as conditions can vary. The walleye season is open. Prairie Rose Lake Jig and minnow is commonly used this time of year. River stage is still above flood stage. Trophy Fishing and Outdoors 9,925 views Ice thickness is 6-8 inches. Try small in-line spinners or jigs and twister tails for rainbow trout. Pleasant Creek Lake Anglers are catching panfish on Martens Lake. Maquoketa River (above Monticello) The lake is partially covered with ice. Check depths often. Shell Rock River (Greene to Shell Rock) Moved to Fredericksburg, IA in 1998. Black Crappie - Good: Crappie bite has improved in backwater dredge cuts. All three trout hatcheries are closed; please call ahead to set up any appointments you need. Most anglers are using small jigs, some tipped with minnows. Bring lures from home instead of buying bait to minimize your interaction with other people. Prairie Rose is a top pick for lakes with large bluegills. The water temperature is 37 degrees. There have been reports of anglers catching bluegill on South Prairie Lake. Walleye – Good: Try jigging spoons or a jig tipped with a minnow in tailwaters of Lock and Dams. Water level at Guttenberg is 6.6 feet. All area hoists and docks have been pulled from the lakes to prepare for ice-up. Try a new fishing spot — if your regular fishing location is popular and busy, try out a new one that is not so crowded. Lake Pahoja Recreation pool is 904 msl. Storm Lake (incl Little Storm Lake) Weather forecast for the next few days should start making ice at night again. On Jan 20 there was around 6 inches of good ice right off the ramp. Lake Anita Black Crappie – Fair. Brown Trout - Good: Spring branch Creek is a favorite amongst anglers for quality and trophy sized brown trout. 'allowFullScreen', 'false', Species Walleye & Sauger. Clarity excellent with 15 ft. visibility. Water temperatures on the surface  are near freezing while they are in the high 30’s to low 40’s below the surface. The water temperature is around 36 degrees. For current information, contact the district fisheries office at the phone number listed at the end of each district report. Lake has 8-10 inches of ice and about 6 inches of snow. The City of Bellevue ramp can be accessed as of Thursday but ice chunks may need to be moved or chipped out of the way. Ice is not thick enough for fishing; it is unsafe to walk on. Bluegill – Good: Use small jigs tipped with waxworms. Water level at the Fulton Lock and Dam is holding steady at 5.6 feet, 9.8 feet at Camanche and 5 feet at LeClaire. Ice may be thinner near shoreline. Electronics are very helpful in locating suspended crappie. Lake Sugema Mississippi River Pool 14 Waldorf Warriors Live Signing Day Special 6:00 PM KIOW Water temperature is 33 degrees. Bluegill - Fair: Use a waxworm or spike on a small jig under a bobber. Northern Pike - Good: Anglers are catching some quality northern pike on tip-up rigs. Cedar River (Nashua to La Porte City) Most areas lakes and rivers iced over this week. For further information contact your area bait and tackle shops. 'pluginspage', 'http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer', Lake Miami Most angling activity has been near the Ice House Point boat ramp and near the Gunshot Hill shoreline. The money will help offset loss of income caused by COVID-19. The daily bag limit is 5. The area bite has been slow lately. Lake Petocka Tailwater stage is 2.79 feet at Lock and Dam 18 and is falling. Fishing Report SystemThis system allows you to view the current full fishing report, updated in real time! Lake Mills Wrestling Coach, Brandenburg, Reaches 400 Wins, Buffalo Center to Hold It’s Tour of Lights on Sunday, AC_FL_RunContent( The water level at the Bellevue Lock and Dam is holding steady and is presently at 7.2 feet. West Hancock Basketball at Bishop Garrigan 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 PM Tipoff KHAM/WH Video Stream Ice thickness is 6-8 inches. Backwaters are starting to skim over with ice. .stylestylefooter7 {font-size: 15px; font-family: "Courier New", Courier, monospace;} North Raccoon River (above State Highway 175 bridge near Auburn) Iowa River (Johnson): Catfishing has been good throughout the river … Black Crappie – Slow: Try jigs fish around submerged structure and the standing timber. Try fishing in 20-30 feet of water off most points. The water level at Rock Island is holding steady at 6.3 feet. For more information on lakes in the Southwest District call the Cold Springs office at 712-769-2587. Water temperature is around 34 degrees clarity is good. Lake has about 8-10 inches of ice capped with 4 inches of snow. Only a few reports of walleye being caught. District Office at 563-927-3276. Natural Resource Plates. You need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. Bluegill – Slow: Some smaller fish have been caught. Clear Lake Basketball at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 4:00 PM JV Games (No audio) 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 Tipoff GHV Video Stream, Friday, February 5th Water temperature this week was around 40 degrees. Bishop Garrigan Basketball at Forest City 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 PM Tipoff KIOW/FC Video Stream Walleye slot length limits now apply on the entire Mississippi River. 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There have been reports of anglers catching panfish and northern pike on George Wyth Lake. Stick with your immediate family, but keep groups to fewer than 10 people. For more information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers, call Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885. A few anglers have been out. Parts of the main lake had skim ice this last week. Walleye – Fair: Some anglers have been out trying to catch walleyes below the dam. Most activity is occurring on the north end of the marsh as anglers cross the reservoir for access. Clear Lake Water temperature is around 37 degrees. Mississippi River Pool 12 Tailwater fishing for walleye and saugers has been hit or miss. Skim ice is forming at night; shore fishing may be difficult with colder temperatures. Walleye – Fair: Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows below the dam. August 2020 Fishing Report -  Jason Schooley from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation joins us to talk about their assault on the paddlefish record books, and the legend of "the big one" from Okoboji from over a century ago; plus local fishing hot spots. Skim ice has been on some of the lake this week. (Show Printer-friendly Version) YEAR: 1989 SEASON: Summer MONTH: July DATE: 07/04/89 STATE: Iowa COUNTY: Scott County LOCATION DETAILS: This was on a piece of private property that ran along the Wapsipinicon River,appx 600yards from a gravel road NEAREST TOWN: Eldridge NEAREST ROAD: Hwy 61 OBSERVED: My girlfriend and i were camping on the Wapsipinicon river … Iowa's trout season remains open all year. Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle. 'scale', 'showall', 2021 licenses available now. Sauger – Good: Try vertical jigging with jigs in tailwaters of the Lock and Dam. Look for fish in 12-15ft. The Wapsipinicon River (/ w ɒ p s ɪ ˈ p ɪ n ɪ k ɒ n,-k ən /, locally known as the Wapsi) is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 300 miles (480 km) long, in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa in the United States.It drains a rural farming region of rolling hills and bluffs north of Waterloo and Cedar Rapids.. 'salign', '' Rainbow Trout – Good: Trout are biting on a variety of baits. Anglers have had success using pilkies. 'devicefont', 'false', Storm Lake Boys Basketball at Forest City 3:00 PM KIOW/FC Video Stream Anglers are moving from log pile to log pile with 2 or 3 fish being taken from each. Tailwater stage is 6.07 feet at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities and has been falling the past few days. The water clarity is good. Other areas to try are small humps in the main basin or weed edges. One walleye over 27 inches may be kept. All walleyes less than 15 inches long and between 20-27 inches long must be released immediately. Use small pieces of bait and lures. Littlefield Lake Angler Guide provides fishing enthusiasts with relevant information about Volga River and other fishing the rivers, streams and lakes in Iowa. You need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. For more information, contact the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615. Pike have been biting really well on portions of the Upper Wapsipinicon. Target perch, crappie, and bluegill. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062. Walleye - Slow: The bite has slowed. Fishing reports have been scarce since the cool down. After this week, air temperatures are expected to be in the 30’s to low 40’s. Interior rivers are starting to clear and river access should be ideal. Sorting is needed. The water level is expected to hold steady this week. Sectional Wrestling Reports starting in the Noon hour River stages may change with rain and snow in the forecast. The water temperature his near 34 degrees and water clarity is good. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Use a variety of methods such as: a small hook with a piece of night crawler or corn fished under a bobber, tube jigs, or a small spinner. Repairs are complete on the Bellevue City Ramp and it’s open. Minnows best for crappies. Little Wapsipinicon River is a stream located just 4.4 miles from Jesup, in Buchanan County, in the state of Iowa, United States, near Littleton, IA. Bluegill - Fair: Lots of small bluegills reported but fishing in general has been fair with most anglers using wax worms and tungsten jigs. Walleye – Slow: Try fishing the open water areas near the jetty. Lake Rathbun has zebra mussels, so make sure to properly drain, clean, and dry equipment before transporting to another waterbody. The lake is at normal fall pool. Access to the tailwater from area ramps is somewhat difficult however with ice reported at most ramp locations. Use caution and avoid the creek area. Lynxville water level has flucutated this week at 14.7 feet. Ice depths 6-10 inches with 4 inches snow. 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'movie', 'http://newscast.cbsradionewsfeed.com/RemotePlayer/CBSRemotePlayer_Medium', Check ice depths often. Jig and minnow is commonly used this time of year. Sunday will be mostly sunny, but like Saturday, the high will only get into the mid 30’s. Spirit Lake Water temperature is 34 degrees at the dam. Des Moines River (Saylorville to Red Rock) The bite has picked up with warmer weather. 'width', '200', Largemouth Bass – Slow: Try plastics fished slowly around submerged structure. Walleye – Slow: Look for walleyes in the tailwaters. Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites, shelters and lodges. Jig and plastics tipped with or without live bait has been very productive. Yellow Bass – Fair: Easily find yellow bass while fishing for bluegill. Walleye - Good: Angler success has been using a jig and plastic tipped with a minnow slowly retrieved off of the river bottom. The water temperature is 37 degrees. Keep lure 1 to 2 ft. off bottom. All hoists and docks have been pulled out for the season. Clark's Ferry Landing and Shady Creek are closed. No report on fishing success. The extended forecast looks beautiful to get out and catch some fish. 'codebase', 'http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,0,0', Yellow Perch – Fair: Schools have started to move deeper off shore. By luke_haugland December 17, 2006 0. Ice anglers have been catching panfish at Mud Lake. For information on the lakes and rivers in north central Iowa, contact the Clear Lake Fish and Wildlife office at 641-357-3517. Bluegill - Fair: Use a waxworm on a small jig fished in 3-6 feet of water. You might need to sort for larger fish. Brook Trout - Good: Fish pool edges and heads using flies imitating prey drifting down. Iowa State University Coaches Show 6:30 PM KIOW, Tuesday, February 2nd All hoists and docks have been pulled out for the season. The dredging project has provided excellent habitat to find fish this winter. Ice fishing is not yet recommended. West Hancock Basketball vs Belmond-Klemme JV GAMES 4:00 PM VARSITY 6:00 PM Airtime 6:15 PM Tipoff KHAM/WH Video Stream 1A at Lake Mills  15 past the hour 'bgcolor', '#ffffff', Some ice around the edges on the south side have survived the warmer temperatures. Fishing has been slow with the high water conditions. Mississippi River Pool 18 It’s a good time to get the ice fishing equipment ready. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Reports have been fair for walleye and good for northern pike on the Wapsipinicon River; concentrate on the deeper overwintering holes. Iowa State University Coaches Show following FC Basketball KIOW, Wednesday, January 27th riprap banks eddys, and natural rock formations. Walleye – Good: Cast and retrieve large running crankbaits for active fish. Water temperature is 36 degrees. West Okoboji Lake Pike have been biting well on portions of the Upper Wapsipinicon. You need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. May 2019 Fishing Report - River monsters (lake sturgeon) below Red Rock, walleyes at Big … Bluegill – Fair: Find schools in deeper water. A dock is available at the main ramp, along with a new boat slip at the main ramp and Opie Ave ramp. Mississippi River Pool 13 Bussey Lake bite has been fair. Iowa State University Men’s Basketball at Mississippi State University pregame joined in progress following FC Basketball 5:05 Tipoff KIOW, Monday, February 1st Backwater ice varies from 6-8 inches. Walleye – Good: Most walleye and sauger angling is near the Lock and Dam in 15 to 30 feet of water. Walleye – Good: Most walleye and sauger angling is near the Lock and Dam in 15 to 30 feet of water. Bluegill – Slow: Use small jigs around structure. 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