Iowa Fishing Information
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Iowa Fishing Article
The scene is a trout angler's dream come true. Or nightmare of the highest order. All around this corner of the Manchester trout hatchery, 2-pound, 3-pound...7 and 8-pound rainbow trout splash in holding tanks. Glistening, colorful...but with no room to flip a fly or redworm. "We're spawning rainbow trout today," explains Randy Mack, DNR hatchery technician, as he and two co-workers wrestle 40 female trout (the big ones) and a similar number of smaller males inside the Manchester hatchery. Longtime hatchery technician Kenny Linderwell 'trays' the fertilized eggs and sets them into place along the wall. A constant flow of 52 degree water washes...
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Iowa Fishing News
- Iowa Kids Fishing Derby June 7
- DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is partnering with 1040 WHO's Van and Bonnie and DMACC to host a kids fishing derby from 5 to 9 a.m., on June 7, at ...
- Fishing Regulations Relaxed at Green Castle Lake
- FERGUSON, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax the fishing regulations at Green Castle Lake beginning Aug. 3 to allow anglers to more freely harvest...
- Winter Trout Spawn at Iowa Hatcheries
- The scene is a trout angler's dream come true. Or nightmare of the highest order. All around this corner of the Manchester trout hatchery, 2-pound, 3-pound...7 and 8-poun...
- Fishing Regulations to be Relaxed at Lake Miami
- ALBIA - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax the fishing regulations at Lake Miami beginning at 8 a.m., Aug. 1, to allow anglers to more freely harvest gam...
- Iowa Couple Charged with 332 White Bass Over Limit
- A Davenport couple was charged Tuesday, with three counts of being over possession of white bass after an anonymous call to the local conservation officer.Jeremy Nguyen a...
Iowa Fishing Regs & Licenses
Annual Fishing (16+) - $17.50
1-Day Fishing - $8.00
Trout Fee - $11.00
Liftetime Fishing (65+) - $51.00
Annual Fishing (16+) - $39.50
1-Day Fishing - $9.00
Iowa residents and nonresidents 16 years and older are required to have a valid fishing license on their person, and have paid all the applicable fees while fishing.