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Backbone Lake 42.60789 -91.54714
5 (2)
Beeds Lake 42.7702 -93.24406
5 (1)
Dakins Lake 42.17127 -93.29462
5 (1)
Lake Afton 41.0363 -94.20953
5 (1)
Lake Fisher 40.75375 -92.44257
5 (1)
Little Storm Lake 42.6401 -95.23599
5 (1)
Mohrs Lake 41.9603 -92.90605
5 (1)
Country Club Lake 41.60468 -93.80838
4.7 (3)
Hannen Lake 41.86767 -92.11449
4.6 (5)
Green Valley Lake 41.11035 -94.38819
4.5 (2)
Lower Gar Lake 43.35005 -95.12265
4.5 (2)
Middle Sabula Lake 42.0651 -90.18139
4.5 (6)
Lake Oelwein 42.65133 -91.91829
4.4 (5)
Delhi Silver Lake 42.4255 -91.32462
4.3 (4)
Holiday Lake 41.81628 -92.44712
4.2 (10)
Clear Lake 43.11791 -93.43045
4 (1)
Dale Maffit Reservoi 41.51521 -93.79173
4 (3)
Ingham Lake 43.31849 -94.6951
4 (3)
Lake la Shane 40.63575 -93.97219
4 (8)
Lake Morris 41.00849 -93.24864
4 (1)
Spring Valley Lake 40.99081 -94.07657
4 (1)
Union Grove Lake 42.12991 -92.72452
4 (1)
W Okoboji Lake 43.36238 -95.15263
4 (1)
Sun Valley Lake 40.85212 -94.07017
3.9 (17)
Lake Meyer 43.17437 -91.90905
3.9 (15)
November 18th, 2015 - Clear Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 5 Water Temperature : 54
Muskie\'s active now.
July 26th, 2015 - Grovers Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
I\'m up here this last week of July 2015. I got coordinence to the lake Got there I didn\'t see no boat dock any where.
April 18th, 2015 - Lake Macbride
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 67
Friday april 17th caught 15 nice crappies close to shore 16th once jigs three small walleye and one 17 inch striper. saw a few fisherman catching crappies on minnows around brush piles.
September 15th, 2014 - Five Island Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 4 Water Temperature : 52
I have been catching yellow bass and nice catfish, june and july were not good, but so far this month its looking better.
July 27th, 2013 - Hannen Lake
Report By : stullsbythelake Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Air Temp is cool this weekend, water temp has lowered some, pan fish are feeding, bass are active again, catfish are still biting. Don\'t forget to stop by Stull\'s By The Lake Bait Shop on your way to Hannen Lake ! We carry Live Bait, Fishing Tackle, Fishing Rods/Reels
July 8th, 2013 - Cold Spring
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 4 Water Temperature : 0
3 fish caught Friday night 15lb 10lb and 8lb all on large ball of chicken livers. Using 3 chicken livers per hook Fish close to shore line, you can hear the fish searching for crawdads.
July 3rd, 2013 - Hannen Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Stop by Stull\'s By The Lake when going to Hannen Lake for all your fishing needs, Next to Hannen Lake
July 3rd, 2013 - Hannen Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
This Week The Catfish Bite Is On, Use Live Leeches, Night crawlers with bobber, Crawdads ,or Stink Bait for Best Results Bass are biting on Plastic Worms no weight Texas Rigged or Wacky Style Bluegill/Crappie have been biting slow but still many caught, Wax Worms or Plastic Jig Bodies
July 1st, 2013 - Rathbun Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 4 Water Temperature : 0
live bait has been bring in the big ones , remember want big fish use big bait and bobbers are the ticket ,let that bait swim.
June 3rd, 2013 - Cold Spring
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 3 Water Temperature : 0
Bass fishing was off and on this past weekend. Best fishing was around 11:00pm using a green and yellow spinner with a white worm tipped in red. Most fish I caught were in the 12 to 16 inch range with 2 over 18. All were released happy and sassy
Man falls through ice on Silver Lake near Lake Park, IA  KTIVA man who was ice fishing fell through the ice this morning on the south and west side of the lake, off of Country Club Drive. Man falls through ice on Silver Lake near Lake Park, IA - KTIV 29 Nov 18, 02:11:00
Weekend Fishing Report: Shore Fishing Strong at Area Lakes  KIOWThis weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current ... Weekend Fishing Report: Shore Fishing Strong at Area Lakes - KIOW 05 May 18, 02:05:00
Fall trout stocking at Big Lake set for Oct. 25  The Daily NonpareilSeventeen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall, and Big Lake in Council Bluffs is on the list. Fall trout stocking at Big Lake set for Oct. 25 - The Daily Nonpareil 10 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Outdoor notes: Event gives veterans a fishing getaway; Public meeting; Calendar update  Omaha World-HeraldThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources is partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs to host the 17th annual Veterans Casting Away Disabilities ... Outdoor notes: Event gives veterans a fishing getaway; Public meeting; Calendar update - Omaha World-Herald 05 May 18, 02:05:00
10 Iowa cabins to rent for a great outdoor summer vacation  Des Moines RegisterLooking for a lakefront view? Or hiking in a state forest? Here are 10 great cabins for rent in Iowa and the amenities they offer. 10 Iowa cabins to rent for a great outdoor summer vacation - Des Moines Register 14 May 18, 02:05:00
Where do fish go in the winter time?  Clinton HeraldA trail of auger holes in the Mississippi River ice maps the travels of hardy winter anglers that are in pursuit of that elusive big fish. Ice depth in the. Where do fish go in the winter time? - Clinton Herald 17 Feb 18, 02:02:00
15 cities where you can still live close to work  Albany Democrat HeraldThere are still big cities where a short commute is not only possible, but common. 15 cities where you can still live close to work - Albany Democrat Herald 12 Nov 18, 02:11:00
Catching the big fish… A 3-year-old from Nevada nets a muskie in Canada  Ames TribuneThere are two types of fisherman — those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish,” an anonymous saying goes.Make no mistake about it, 3-year-old Trey ... Catching the big fish… A 3-year-old from Nevada nets a muskie in Canada - Ames Tribune 24 Aug 18, 02:08:00
New rules proposed for commercial users on Upper Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Refuge  The Courier Life NewsFederal wildlife officials are proposing a revised set of rules for guides and others who make a living on the Upper Mississippi River. New rules proposed for commercial users on Upper Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Refuge - The Courier Life News 13 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Big Story: Road trippin' along Iowa 'coast'  Quad City TimesIf nature and history feed your spirit, you'll find a bounty anywhere along the Great River Road, the Iowa-side highway that hugs the Mississippi River from ... Big Story: Road trippin' along Iowa 'coast' - Quad City Times 01 Nov 18, 02:11:00
Des Moines River ranked best fishing spot in Wapello county  OttumwacourierOTTUMWA—As February fades and March emerges, Wapello County residents gear up for spring fishing season. In the latest issue of Iowa Outdoors magazine, ... Des Moines River ranked best fishing spot in Wapello county - Ottumwacourier 03 Mar 16, 02:03:00
Take 5: Scenic Views from Sunrise to Sunset | Take5  nwestiowa.comI've never been much of a morning person. Fishing has changed that if only just a little bit. But when you see the sunrise burst over the horizon and you have any ... Take 5: Scenic Views from Sunrise to Sunset | Take5 - nwestiowa.com 23 Oct 18, 02:10:00
2018 Black Book: 364 Executives to Know  Hawaii Business MagazineWelcome to the 21st annual Black Book from Hawaii Business magazine – a valuable insight into who are the decision makers, movers and shakers of the ... 2018 Black Book: 364 Executives to Know - Hawaii Business Magazine 06 Dec 18, 04:12:50
Photos: Major flooding in Des Moines kills longtime Iowa sportscaster  AccuWeather.comOver half a foot of rain fell across central Iowa on Saturday night, triggering widespread flash flooding in and around Des Moines. The National Weather *Service* ... Photos: Major flooding in Des Moines kills longtime Iowa sportscaster - AccuWeather.com 02 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Walleye Classic returns to Clear Lake for 29th year  Mason City Globe GazetteCLEAR LAKE | For nearly 30 years, the Clear Lake Fishing Club has provided anglers from across the Midwest a weekend of fishing and fun during its annual ... Walleye Classic returns to Clear Lake for 29th year - Mason City Globe Gazette 16 May 18, 02:05:00
Albert Lea to Host 2019 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener  KAALNext year's Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener will be held May 9-12 on Fountain Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Albert Lea area. This will be the first ... Albert Lea to Host 2019 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener - KAAL 12 May 18, 02:05:00
New Fleet Farm big box store planned for Cedar Falls  Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierCEDAR FALLS — Plans are in the works for a new Fleet Farm retail store in Cedar Falls. New Fleet Farm big box store planned for Cedar Falls - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Gone missing: Iowans on alert for human trafficking  nwestiowa.comREGIONAL—The number of missing people in Iowa has raised concern about human trafficking across the state, including here in N'West Iowa. Gone missing: Iowans on alert for human trafficking - nwestiowa.com 11 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa  Business WireGander Outdoors is now open in Cedar Rapids, IA. A special grand opening event is planned for Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 2140 Edgewood Road SW. Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Business Wire 26 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Iowa's paddlefish season set to begin March 1 | Outdoors  Omaha World-HeraldThe Iowa paddlefish season opens March 1 on the Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers and runs through April 15. Iowa's paddlefish season set to begin March 1 | Outdoors - Omaha World-Herald 18 Feb 17, 02:02:00
Altoona, Pleasant Hill add 150 acres of recreational space with 2 'destination' parks  Des Moines RegisterPleasant Hill's will start work in the spring on Hickory Glen Park, a 77-acre attraction featuring trails, shelters, splash pad and a fishing pond. Altoona, Pleasant Hill add 150 acres of recreational space with 2 'destination' parks - Des Moines Register 08 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Photos: State of emergency declared in Marshalltown, Iowa, following 'catastrophic' EF 3 tornado  AccuWeather.comSevere thunderstorms tracked across Iowa on Thursday afternoon with several tornadoes touching down across the state. Photos: State of emergency declared in Marshalltown, Iowa, following 'catastrophic' EF 3 tornado - AccuWeather.com 20 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Big Story on the River: A mini-vacay to see the neighbor's sites  Quad City TimesThe city of Dubuque proclaims it boldly on a billboard along its gateway — Home of The American River. Big Story on the River: A mini-vacay to see the neighbor's sites - Quad City Times 04 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Upgrades have fans, officials excited for future at Arnolds Park  Sioux City JournalARNOLDS PARK, Iowa -- As folks shrieked in delight speeding down the old Fun House slide, others stepped inside the grounds at Historic Arnolds Park ... Upgrades have fans, officials excited for future at Arnolds Park - Sioux City Journal 14 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Ada Hayden Fish tales  Ames TribuneMore than 50 anglers braved the cold Thursday afternoon to be some of the first of the season to catch rainbow trout, after the Iowa Department of Natural ... Ada Hayden Fish tales - Ames Tribune 16 Nov 17, 02:11:00
Large northern pike landed in Mason City's East Park  Globe GazetteSteve Ibarra, of Mason City, holds a 37-inch northern pike he caught in the Winnebago River in East Park on Feb. 17, 2017. He said he regularly catches pike, ... Large northern pike landed in Mason City's East Park - Globe Gazette 19 Feb 17, 02:02:00
'We have a problem': Flooding has slammed every Iowa county since 1988, some as many as 17 times  Des Moines RegisterIowa needs to look at long-term investments in upstream projects to reduce flooding and its damage, Iowa Flood Center experts say. 'We have a problem': Flooding has slammed every Iowa county since 1988, some as many as 17 times - Des Moines Register 29 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Big Lake among 17 Iowa lakes to get influx of trout  The Daily NonpareilSeventeen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall, including Big Lake in Council Bluffs. Big Lake among 17 Iowa lakes to get influx of trout - The Daily Nonpareil 26 Oct 17, 02:10:00
It's morel mushroom season in Iowa  The GazetteMushroom season starts with the finding of the first morel, which for me happened Thursday — my latest first find in more than 50 years of hunting morels in ... It's morel mushroom season in Iowa - The Gazette 04 May 18, 02:05:00
This Iowa landowner brought a creek back to life  DesMoinesRegister.comEditor's note: This story by Register reporter Mike Kilen originally ran in April 2017. Dorchester, Ia. — Michael Osterholm found the heartbeat of his Allamakee ... This Iowa landowner brought a creek back to life - DesMoinesRegister.com 19 Apr 17, 02:04:00
7 super-fun campsites in Iowa  DesMoinesRegister.comEnjoy the great outdoors that our state offers with a weekend camping trip. If you didn't know, not all campsites are created equal. 7 super-fun campsites in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com 24 Jun 16, 02:06:00
Big Story: A little ride down the river  Quad City TimesSitting at the Massey Marina counter, you couldn't be in a bad mood for long. Big Story: A little ride down the river - Quad City Times 13 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Human remains found east of Mason City a shock to those in area  KIMT 3Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Kevin Pals said a family was out walking their pets when they stumbled upon the bones May 20. Human remains found east of Mason City a shock to those in area - KIMT 3 31 May 18, 02:05:00
Try these 8 super-fun beaches in Iowa  DesMoinesRegister.comStart planning your summer getaway to one of Iowa's dreamy beaches. Try these 8 super-fun beaches in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com 22 Jun 16, 02:06:00
Fishtober Fest auction and fish fry Oct. 7 at Corpus Christi  The Daily NonpareilCorpus Christi Parish will host its first-ever Fishtober Fest auction and fish fry on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Queen of Apostles Activity Center located at 3304 Fourth ... Fishtober Fest auction and fish fry Oct. 7 at Corpus Christi - The Daily Nonpareil 24 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Gone without a trace: Iowa teen still missing 9 months later  KCCI Des MoinesA central Iowa family is desperate for information nine months after an 18-year-old vanished without a trace. On Jan. 22, Sebastian “Ty” Husted got a ride to work ... Gone without a trace: Iowa teen still missing 9 months later - KCCI Des Moines 16 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Tieville Bend Wildlife Area is one of western Iowa's secret hunting hot spots  Omaha World-HeraldThe parking lot of the Super 8 at I-29 and Highway 175 fills each fall with trucks pulling boats covered with duck blinds. For hunters, the bread and butter at. Tieville Bend Wildlife Area is one of western Iowa's secret hunting hot spots - Omaha World-Herald 29 Aug 17, 02:08:00
Davenport and Muscatine scheduled for DNR trout stocking  KWQC-TV6DAVENPORT, Iowa Fall urban trout stocking begins October 14. Seventeen lakes across Iowa are gearing up to receive trout this fall. The Iowa Department of ... Davenport and Muscatine scheduled for DNR trout stocking - KWQC-TV6 10 Oct 17, 02:10:00
47-pound fish almost breaks Iowa state record  WFLANo matter who you are, when you catch a fish this big, it takes your breath away,” Hawkins said. 47-pound fish almost breaks Iowa state record - WFLA 22 Apr 16, 02:04:00
Gander Outdoors opens in Cedar Rapids  KCRGGander Outdoors, previously known as Gander Mountain, has opened its outdoors in Cedar Rapids. Gander Outdoors opens in Cedar Rapids - KCRG 27 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Cedar Falls Fleet Farm plan approved by P&Z  Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierCEDAR FALLS — A plan for a new Fleet Farm retail and convenience store was approved unanimously Wednesday by the Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning ... Cedar Falls Fleet Farm plan approved by P&Z - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier 25 Oct 18, 02:10:00
'This time, they're doing it right' at Easter Lake  DesMoinesRegister.comOne way to transform a former coal mine, county dump site and current impaired state water body is dredge it, drain it and start over. Such is the ... 'This time, they're doing it right' at Easter Lake - DesMoinesRegister.com 29 Dec 16, 02:12:00
Conservation's Feilmeier speaks on Hickory Grove Park improvements  Ames TribuneLuke Feilmeier, resident park ranger for Story County Conservation (SCC) at Hickory Grove Park near Colo, spoke to local residents about upcoming changes to ... Conservation's Feilmeier speaks on Hickory Grove Park improvements - Ames Tribune 17 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Going Fishing at Blue Heron Lake in West Des Moines?  Patch.comWest Des Moines, IA - Check Patch's weekly central Iowa fishing report for July 27-28 to find out where the fish are biting. Going Fishing at Blue Heron Lake in West Des Moines? - Patch.com 27 Jul 12, 02:07:00
Top 10 Lake Towns, 2018: Waterfront Retreats at Affordable Prices | realtor.com®  Realtor.com NewsAs the mercury climbs, many folks are escaping the heat by heading to the nation's lakes. We ranked the best lake towns for home buyers. Top 10 Lake Towns, 2018: Waterfront Retreats at Affordable Prices | realtor.com® - Realtor.com News 09 Jul 18, 02:07:00
15 family-friendly road trip destinations only hours from Omaha  Omaha World-HeraldSummer vacation is almost here, which means lots of time for family road trips. Here's a list of 15 day and weekend trips you can take from Omaha. 15 family-friendly road trip destinations only hours from Omaha - Omaha World-Herald 21 May 18, 02:05:00
Outdoors: Nebraska angler falls in love with saltwater fishing  Omaha World-HeraldConrad Remington says he's never experienced anything like it. Outdoors: Nebraska angler falls in love with saltwater fishing - Omaha World-Herald 10 Feb 18, 02:02:00
Prairie Park to open Oct. 12  Sioux City JournalSIOUX CITY -- Prairie Park, a new 58-acre park next to the city's wastewater treatment plant, will open to the public next Friday. Prairie Park to open Oct. 12 - Sioux City Journal 05 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Fishing in Ames for the Summer | News  Iowa State DailyIt's June, which means it's time to get the fising rods out and head to the nearest fishing location. Fishing in Ames for the Summer | News - Iowa State Daily 15 Jun 11, 02:06:00
Big improvements coming for Jones County park & lake  KCRGWhat some call a “hidden gem” of a county park and lake may not be quite so hidden after a nearly $2-million dollar makeover is complete. Big improvements coming for Jones County park & lake - KCRG 07 Jul 16, 02:07:00
Outdoors notes: Catchable rainbow trout being stocked across Nebraska  Omaha World-HeraldCatchable-size rainbow trout are being stocked in city ponds and lakes across the state by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Outdoors notes: Catchable rainbow trout being stocked across Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald 23 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Latest: Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa elected to full term, defeating Democrat Fred Hubbell  Quad City TimesRepublican Kim Reynolds convinced Iowans to stay the political course Tuesday, claiming a hard-fought victory over Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell in her ... Latest: Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa elected to full term, defeating Democrat Fred Hubbell - Quad City Times 07 Nov 18, 02:11:00
Candlelight Vigil Held For Iowa Boy Killed By Falling Safe  KAALMay 10, 2018 11:28 PM. (ABC 6 News) -- Dozens of community members and friends held a candlelight vigil in Nora Springs Thursday evening in memory of a ... Candlelight Vigil Held For Iowa Boy Killed By Falling Safe - KAAL 10 May 18, 02:05:00
Heartbreak For Famous Iowa Eagles: Dads Missing, Legions Weep  Patch.comHeartbreak For Famous Eagles: Where's Dad - Across Iowa, IA - Dad Decorah hasn't been seen in a week, and fears grow among millions who have watched ... Heartbreak For Famous Iowa Eagles: Dads Missing, Legions Weep - Patch.com 24 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Fishing the Midwest: Fall is a good time for crappies  Ames TribuneWalleyes, bass, northern pike and even muskies are particularly susceptible to an angler's presentation in the fall. Crappies are another species of fish that can ... Fishing the Midwest: Fall is a good time for crappies - Ames Tribune 11 Sep 14, 02:09:00
Scale up your summer fishing in Nebraska — an update from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Daryl Bauer  Omaha World-HeraldIt's summertime and the living is easy, or so the expression goes. But that's not always the case for a fisherman. We asked Daryl Bauer, Nebraska Game and ... Scale up your summer fishing in Nebraska — an update from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Daryl Bauer - Omaha World-Herald 15 Jul 17, 02:07:00
Authorities identify 2-year-old girl who drowned at Big Creek State Park  KCCI Des MoinesAuthorities have released the name of a 2-year-old girl who was flown to the hospital Saturday night after she was found unresponsive at Big Creek State Park ... Authorities identify 2-year-old girl who drowned at Big Creek State Park - KCCI Des Moines 20 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Speaker: Trafficking preys on the vulnerable | News  OttumwacourierOTTUMWA — If you don't believe sex trafficking of teens and preteens happens even here, you are wrong. And yes, Ruth Buckels knows that makes you ... Speaker: Trafficking preys on the vulnerable | News - Ottumwacourier 21 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Fixing/replenishing a pond... (bass are tiny) - General Bass Fishing Forum - Bass Fishing Forums  BassResource.comSo I've known for awhile now that my own pond is terrible. I've tried some things and done research but never really found out what is conclusively the problem. Fixing/replenishing a pond... (bass are tiny) - General Bass Fishing Forum - Bass Fishing Forums - BassResource.com 01 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Now is the best time to fish for northern pike; Prescribed burns of grasslands scheduled  Omaha World-HeraldEarly spring is a great time to fish for northern pike, and Nebraska offers several great places to do so. Also, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will ... Now is the best time to fish for northern pike; Prescribed burns of grasslands scheduled - Omaha World-Herald 16 Mar 17, 02:03:00
Names & News in North Iowa business for Aug. 26  Globe GazetteDo you have business news to brag about? Email the Globe Gazette at news@globegazette.com by 5 p.m. Tuesday for upcoming Sunday publication. Names & News in North Iowa business for Aug. 26 - Globe Gazette 25 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Omaha native Larry Guinn shows you don't need large — or thawed — pond for big catch  Omaha World-HeraldLarry Guinn couldn't think of a better way to break in his new ice house. On an excursion to a farm pond in the Tecumseh area, the Omahan nabbed his. Omaha native Larry Guinn shows you don't need large — or thawed — pond for big catch - Omaha World-Herald 27 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Knoble: Fishing for walleyes in winter on the Mississippi River  Quad City TimesWell, winter is here. Below freezing temperatures have turned many of the ponds, lakes, and most of the Mississippi River to ice. Time for ice fishing or “hard ... Knoble: Fishing for walleyes in winter on the Mississippi River - Quad City Times 31 Dec 16, 02:12:00
PHOTOS: THE GREAT RIVER - 400 miles of the Mississippi  Quad City TimesFort Madison to Keokuk. For three months this past summer, Quad-City Times photographers Kevin Schmidt and Andy Abeyta and reporter Jack Cullen explored ... PHOTOS: THE GREAT RIVER - 400 miles of the Mississippi - Quad City Times 29 Nov 17, 02:11:00
Man loses tug of war with 'huge' water snake  KCCI Des MoinesIn a special edition of man versus nature, a Boone resident snapped a crazy photo of a “huge” water snake stealing his catch. Bob Howard, 54, told the Des ... Man loses tug of war with 'huge' water snake - KCCI Des Moines 07 Jul 17, 02:07:00
97-Year-Old WWII Vet Reels in Customers with Handcrafted Fishing Rods  KAALWhether you believe the key to fishing is in your pole or the bait you use, there is a man who thinks he has something pretty special and others agree. 97-Year-Old WWII Vet Reels in Customers with Handcrafted Fishing Rods - KAAL 03 May 18, 02:05:00
7-foot boa found near Lock and Dam 13  Clinton HeraldFULTON, Ill. — With rumors circulating, Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge staff were recently advised to be on the lookout for something ... 7-foot boa found near Lock and Dam 13 - Clinton Herald 04 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Paul's store to close in Iowa City  The GazetteIOWA CITY — Paul's, an Iowa-owned discount store selling everything from boots and board games to trivets and trailer hitches, will close its Iowa City location ... Paul's store to close in Iowa City - The Gazette 03 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Look at the not-so-itsy-bitsy spider an Iowa couple found  KCCI Des MoinesA southern Iowa couple is shaken up after finding an unexpected visitor of the eight-legged variety. Look at the not-so-itsy-bitsy spider an Iowa couple found - KCCI Des Moines 20 Jul 17, 02:07:00
NE Iowa catfish plentiful, but neglected | The Great Outdoors  Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierMANCHESTER — No matter where you live in Northeast Iowa, chances are you aren't more than a few minutes from a good catfish bite. NE Iowa catfish plentiful, but neglected | The Great Outdoors - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier 08 Apr 13, 02:04:00
More than a game: David Montgomerys impact runs deeper than football  Ames TribuneDavid Montgomery walks toward the waterline on a summer night in central Iowa with his tackle box in hand, trading one sanctuary for another. The solitude of ... More than a game: David Montgomerys impact runs deeper than football - Ames Tribune 25 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Gander Outdoors Opening Store in Cedar Rapids, Iowa  Business WirePlans are in place for Gander Outdoors to opens its doors in the Cedar Rapids, IA market to the public for the first time in early May to early June. Gander Outdoors Opening Store in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Business Wire 04 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Fishing the Midwest: Night time can be the right time for walleyes  Ames TribuneIf you want to catch a big walleye, fall is a time when your odds of doing so are probably the best. Spring can provide an opportunity to take a trophy, but that ... Fishing the Midwest: Night time can be the right time for walleyes - Ames Tribune 04 Sep 14, 11:09:42
Osage couple: An 'amazing' wedding followed by heartache as gift basket goes missing  KIMT 3OSAGE, Iowa - Chris Kyhl is still on a bit of a high after recently getting hitched. “The reception was amazing, the whole day, everybody was awesome it really ... Osage couple: An 'amazing' wedding followed by heartache as gift basket goes missing - KIMT 3 16 May 18, 02:05:00
Apple's next US data center will be built in Iowa  Apple NewsroomApple announces plans to build a new state-of-the-art data center in Waukee, Iowa, to better serve North American users. Apple's next US data center will be built in Iowa - Apple Newsroom 24 Aug 17, 02:08:00
Flying fish have landed  Clinton HeraldAlien flying fish have invaded our Mississippi River waters. These scaly aviators are not raiders from Mars; they came from Asia. The silver carp is notoriously ... Flying fish have landed - Clinton Herald 30 Oct 18, 02:10:00
United Reformed Church welcomes pastor | Sioux Center News  nwestiowa.comSIOUX CENTER—United Reformed Church in Sioux Center recently welcomed a new pastor after being vacant for more than a year. United Reformed Church welcomes pastor | Sioux Center News - nwestiowa.com 25 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Perch found in stomach of northern pike Omahan caught in Minnesota's Deer Lake  Omaha World-HeraldOmahan Steve Bruning nabbed a 31½-inch northern pike when he was bass fishing on Deer Lake in central Minnesota. But that wasn't all he caught. Perch found in stomach of northern pike Omahan caught in Minnesota's Deer Lake - Omaha World-Herald 01 Jul 17, 02:07:00
Seneca Wallace will open Ames wing restaurant next week  Iowa State DailyFormer Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace will open his wing restaurant on Wednesday, March 21 in Ames. Seneca Wallace will open Ames wing restaurant next week - Iowa State Daily 13 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Outdoors notes: Caution is needed on Elwood Reservoir; Ice fishing safety tips  Omaha World-HeraldThe Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District has resumed pumping operations into Elwood Reservoir as part of efforts to utilize excess flows in the ... Outdoors notes: Caution is needed on Elwood Reservoir; Ice fishing safety tips - Omaha World-Herald 24 Dec 16, 02:12:00
Kids, police officers build relationships through fishing  KCCI Des MoinesA group of kids in California got the chance to learn a new skill while also building relationships with police officers. Kids, police officers build relationships through fishing - KCCI Des Moines 05 Nov 18, 02:11:00
Teen hooks 24-pound, 44-inch monster muskie in Papio Creek  Omaha World-HeraldPeople go to Canada to catch fish like that, and he's catching them in our backyard,” said his father, Aaron Cooper. “It's pretty amazing.” Teen hooks 24-pound, 44-inch monster muskie in Papio Creek - Omaha World-Herald 29 Mar 17, 02:03:00
Book it: Freaky fish populate Nebraska, too | Outdoors  Omaha World-HeraldThere's a chapter on a state record Nebraska fish in Mark Spitzer's book “Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West.” Book it: Freaky fish populate Nebraska, too | Outdoors - Omaha World-Herald 18 Jun 17, 02:06:00
Take the bait ... and enjoy fine fishing at Okoboji  Sioux City JournalOKOBOJI, Iowa | Oh Shucks! Charlie Shuck has been a part of the fishing world on the Iowa Great Lakes for the past 50 years. He learned the business at the ... Take the bait ... and enjoy fine fishing at Okoboji - Sioux City Journal 25 Jun 12, 02:06:00
$600000 worth of updates made at Clay County Fair  nwestiowa.comSPENCER—The Clay County Fair & Events Center in Spencer will have a different look this year for “The World's Greatest County Fair.” $600000 worth of updates made at Clay County Fair - nwestiowa.com 07 Sep 18, 02:09:00
New ranger feels at home in Stone State Park  Sioux City JournalSIOUX CITY -- When the wild turkeys rolled out the welcome wagon minutes into Jason Dykstra's first visit to Stone State Park, he knew he'd found a place he ... New ranger feels at home in Stone State Park - Sioux City Journal 09 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Funeral arrangements made for man who died in kayaking accident  The GazetteCEDAR RAPIDS — Funeral arrangements have been made for the kayaker who went missing earlier this month in Indian Creek when his kayak overturned. Funeral arrangements made for man who died in kayaking accident - The Gazette 14 Sep 18, 02:09:00
7 natural wonders of Iowa  DesMoinesRegister.comLooking for a change of scenery this spring? Here are a few just a short drive away. 7 natural wonders of Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com 31 Mar 17, 02:03:00
Outdoor opportunities at North Iowa parks  Mason City Globe GazetteNorth Iowa boasts 50 county parks offering a wide selection of amenities and recreational opportunities. Outdoor opportunities at North Iowa parks - Mason City Globe Gazette 20 May 17, 02:05:00
To drain Union Grove: Fishing rules eased for lake  Tama News-Herald - Toledo ChronicleThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources relaxed fishing regulations at Union Grove Lake on May 16. The lake is scheduled to begin draining right after ... To drain Union Grove: Fishing rules eased for lake - Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle 26 May 15, 02:05:00
Rock-and-roll to fishing: Quarry Springs Park will offer family fun for month of June  Newton Daily NewsCOLFAX — With the warm sun and hot temperatures returning to Jasper County, it is a perfect time of year to stop by Quarry Springs Park and enjoy the cool ... Rock-and-roll to fishing: Quarry Springs Park will offer family fun for month of June - Newton Daily News 22 May 17, 02:05:00
Clear Lake dock's fate still in DNR's hands, as zoning issues bring city into play  Globe GazetteCLEAR LAKE | Jake Kopriva submitted a permit application to keep Clear Lake's longest dock at its current length back in November. Clear Lake dock's fate still in DNR's hands, as zoning issues bring city into play - Globe Gazette 02 Feb 18, 02:02:00
10 waterfalls you didn't know existed in Iowa  DesMoinesRegister.comWhile Iowa may not be known for rugged mountains or white sandy beaches, you'd be surprised to learn that stumbling upon a waterfall in this state is more ... 10 waterfalls you didn't know existed in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com 03 Oct 16, 02:10:00
Outdoor notes: Iowa DNR monitoring Big Spirit Lake for zebra mussels  Omaha World-HeraldThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources is watching Big Spirit Lake after a resident found a single juvenile zebra mussel attached to a rock in the southwest ... Outdoor notes: Iowa DNR monitoring Big Spirit Lake for zebra mussels - Omaha World-Herald 07 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Memorial Day observances, events planned throughout Omaha area  Omaha World-HeraldObserve Memorial Day this weekend with a variety of commemorations and services across the Omaha area that are open to the public. Memorial Day observances, events planned throughout Omaha area - Omaha World-Herald 28 May 18, 02:05:00
Shopko Hometown not closing in Sheldon | News  nwestiowa.comSHELDON—Despite rumors to the contrary, Shopko Hometown is not closing its Sheldon store. Shopko Hometown not closing in Sheldon | News - nwestiowa.com 19 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Violent Tornado Directly Hits Vermeer, Impacts Areas North and East of Pella  KNIA / KRLS RadioA tornado directly hit the Vermeer Mile and touched down numerous times from near Altoona and Bondurant all the way to northwest of Leighton Thursday ... Violent Tornado Directly Hits Vermeer, Impacts Areas North and East of Pella - KNIA / KRLS Radio 20 Jul 18, 02:07:00
100+ things to do in Iowa this summer  DesMoinesRegister.comFind the best 2018 vacation ideas, free activities, things to see and fun things to do in Des Moines and around Iowa this summer. 100+ things to do in Iowa this summer - DesMoinesRegister.com 25 Apr 17, 02:04:00
Rick Springfield to headline Coralville's 4thFest concert  Iowa City Press CitizenThe chart-topping classic rocker Rick Springfield is bringing his hits to Coralville this July. With iconic songs like "Jessie's Girl," "Affair of the Heart" and "Don't ... Rick Springfield to headline Coralville's 4thFest concert - Iowa City Press Citizen 09 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Midwest Traveler: Dubuque, Iowa, blossoms on the Mississippi River  Minneapolis Star Tribune“No way!” my 13-year-old daughters blurted as we drove to the base of the Fenelon Place Elevator in Dubuque, Iowa — claimed to be the shortest and steepest ... Midwest Traveler: Dubuque, Iowa, blossoms on the Mississippi River - Minneapolis Star Tribune 16 Mar 18, 02:03:00
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