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  • The Living Land: Fishing: a beginner's guide
  • License If you’re 16 or older, you need a license to fish. An annual Iowa resident fishing license is $19. Rigging Once you have your pole and tackle, you’ll need to rig it all up. Here’s my favorite set up: Tie a small hook to the end of the line ...
  • Hawk Eye
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  • 3/24/2017 9:32:00 AM
  • Creating New Ice Anglers
  • Creating New Ice Anglers – Rex Clark lives in central Iowa and is learning about ice-fishing from his dad Dax. So far, Rex is liking what ice-fishing is about. Ice-fishing is in high gear wherever people go ice-fishing. Ice-fishing can be a wonderful ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/20/2017 7:36:00 PM
  • Fish & Richardson Announces 2017 1L Diversity Fellows
  • Sarah Jack, a student at the University of Iowa College of Law (2018), will rejoin the Twin Cities office. James Yang, a student at Harvard Law School (2018), will divide his summer between Fish's New York and San Diego offices. Fish & Richardson is a ...
  • Yahoo Finance
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  • 3/20/2017 5:42:00 PM
  • Fish & Richardson Announces 2017 1L Diversity Fellows
  • Sarah Jack, a student at the University of Iowa College of Law (2018), will rejoin the Twin Cities office. James Yang, a student at Harvard Law School (2018), will divide his summer between Fish’s New York and San Diego offices. Get free real-time news ...
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  • 3/20/2017 1:52:00 PM
  • How to Find and Catch Channel Cats
  • Editor's Note: Here's a useful novice level how-to for locating and catching one of the most widely-distributed fish in the nation, the channel cat, from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Channel Catfish - What do I need? Lake anglers use fairly ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/20/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club offers Jim McDonnell Scholarship
  • This is the time of year that high school seniors spend a lot of time filling out post secondary scholarship applications. Area seniors who are planning on going into programs featuring environmental studies, fish and wildlife are encouraged to apply for a
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 3/18/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Iowa: Northeast Trout Stream Stocking Begins April 3
  • Find out when your favorite trout stream will be stocked with the stocking calendar available on the DNR website at www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/Trout-Fishing The DNR Trout Program offers Iowa anglers a variety of trout fishing opportunities, including ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Ice Out Channel Cats Biting in Iowa
  • Channel catfish are close to shore and eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa. After eating light during the winter, channel catfish go on a feeding frenzy in early spring eating gizzard shad and other small fish that died over ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Bob Jensen
  • Jensen has appeared as a guest on many fishing television shows. In 1988 he launched his own television series, Fishing Iowa. Fishing Iowa aired on network stations throughout Iowa for three(3) years. Bob then began the Outdoor Sportsman television series
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/15/2017 4:46:00 PM
  • In Iowa, ice-out fishing for channel cats is in
  • As winter continues to melt away in Iowa, channel catfish are close to shore and eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across the state, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. After eating light during the winter, channel ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/15/2017 2:42:00 PM
  • Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club offers Jim McDonnell Scholarship
  • This is the time of year that high school seniors spend a lot of time filling out post secondary scholarship applications. Area seniors who are planning on going into programs featuring environmental studies, fish and wildlife are encouraged to apply for a
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 3/15/2017 5:09:00 AM
  • Hunting, fishing, camping featured at sport show
  • CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --A convention on the UNI campus in Cedar Falls was the place for outdoors lovers this weekend. Outdoor lovers view the latest RVs, fishing boats, motorcycles and more at the Eastern Iowa Sport Show in the Uni-Dome in Cedar ...
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  • 3/13/2017 3:50:00 AM
  • Fishing magnate known as 'The Codfather' to plead guilty
  • He then sold the fish for cash, some of which was smuggled overseas. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party has a new executive director. WASHINGTON (AP) — A political consultant and former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump says he ...
  • Santa Maria Times
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  • 3/12/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Yearning for open water fishing
  • Most anglers will be fishing a minnow, jig and a minnow, jig and plastic or a Mister Twister. Then there are the Mississippi River Pools in northeast Iowa. The last snowfall caused the river to rise, but water levels are now receding, and as they stabilize
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 3/11/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Grab the tartar sauce! Check out these 14 Twin Cities fish fries
  • Here’s another advantage: The kitchen remains in fish-fry mode for 13½ hours, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. This vast, family-friendly, Iowa-based chain is the place for a crowd (and, yes, reservations are accepted), particularly on Friday, when the all ...
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  • 3/8/2017 9:21:00 PM
  • Iowa: Urban Trout Stocking Schedule
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries staff will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout in 10 lakes across Iowa in March and April as part of its cool weather trout program. The spring urban trout stockings are a great place to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Yearning for open water fishing
  • Most anglers will be fishing a minnow, jig and a minnow, jig and plastic or a Mister Twister. Then there are the Mississippi River Pools in northeast Iowa. The last snowfall caused the river to rise, but water levels are now receding, and as they stabilize
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 3/8/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • First Fish Fry Friday serving hundreds
  • "Last week we voted to support the UNI Dance Marathon. We help with the Northeast Iowa Special Olympics. We help St. Vincent De Paul with Christmas baskets," said Lueck. All while having a good time. The St. Pat's Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be every
  • KWWL
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  • 3/4/2017 4:31:00 AM
  • Retired Clinton doc builds fishing rods, teaches others the craft
  • CAMANCHE — Still too cold for fishing, Garry Land of Clinton did not have anywhere else to be this past Saturday other than the Mississippi River Eco-Tourism Center off U.S. 67 near Folletts, Iowa. At 72, the retired eye surgeon builds fishing rods ...
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 3/3/2017 7:27:00 PM
  • Mexican trout producer asks fish to eat their greens
  • The company is working with a diet developed through advice from Frederic Barrows, fish nutritionist with Aquatic Feed Technologies and Iowa State University, and is based upon a feed he designed for TwoXSea, one of the companies taking part in the F3 ...
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  • 3/2/2017 8:49:00 AM
  • Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
  • Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River stay open until April 14, and the Mississippi River from Pool Two at St. Paul south to the Iowa border is open for game fish all year. This weekend the famed "Eelpout" festival is being held on Leech Lake. They are not
  • DL Online Giving Information Life
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  • 2/25/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • IGLFC to sponsor spring fishing seminar on March 2
  • Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club holds an early spring fishing seminar at the Hap Ketelsen Center in Everly. This is a great opportunity, because it is close to home, and the speaker is always top notch. This year’s seminar, which will be held .
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 2/25/2017 12:37:00 AM
  • Warmer winters causing shorter ice fishing seasons
  • The issue is not exclusive to Colorado. Ice fishing strongholds in Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Wisconsin have experienced chronic ice loss on lakes, leading to closures or restrictions. In Minnesota, for example, event organizer ...
  • Durango Herald
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  • 2/24/2017 12:04:00 PM
  • Iowa: Fishing Regs to be Relaxed at Kent Park Lake
  • TIFFIN- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax fishing regulations on the 27-acre main lake at Kent Park starting on March 1, to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before and while the lake is being drained. The lake is scheduled to be
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Tips
  • In this week's ice fishing tip with Okoboji guide John Grosvenor, John has advice on rattle reel fishing. Click here for this week's tip. Disclaimer: Using blue gill as bait in South Dakota and Minnesota is illegal, but it is legal in Iowa.
  • KSFYabc
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  • 2/23/2017 4:33:00 AM
  • IGLFC to sponsor spring fishing seminar
  • Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club (IGLFC) holds an early spring fishing seminar at the Hap Ketelsen Center in Everly. This is a great opportunity, because it is close to home, and the speaker is always top notch. This year’s seminar ...
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 2/22/2017 6:05:00 AM
  • VFW Lenten Fish Fry Season Begins
  • Additional organizations hosting the Fish Fry include:?Lions Club, Rotary Club, Iowa Lakes Community College Student Senate, and Knights of Columbus. The weekly Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the VFW. --Jane Whitmore photo
  • Emmetsburg Reporter Democrat
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  • 2/21/2017 7:29:00 PM
  • Tackling a need: Local bait shop gives fishing poles to children
  • MUSCATINE, Iowa — Fred Harroun, who runs Muddy River Bait N' Tackle, said last year a little boy came into the store with his parents, who were planning a fishing trip. The little boy, Harroun said, looked dejected. "So I asked him, 'How come you're sad?
  • Muscatine Journal
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  • 2/17/2017 12:37:00 AM
  • Knights of Columbus Fish Fries begin in March
  • MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Knights of Columbus will hold Lenten shrimp and fish fries every Friday in Lent except for Good Friday. The first fish fry will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Ss. Mary and Mathias School. Cans of food also will be ...
  • Muscatine Journal
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  • 2/16/2017 8:19:00 PM
  • Iowa DNR officer saves man who fell through ice while fishing
  • One Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer saved a man who fell through the ice while ice fishing in Osceola late Friday morning, according to a DNR release. Two Iowa men set up an ice fishing shelter on West Lake in southern Iowa. DNR State ...
  • Des Moines Register
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  • 2/10/2017 11:35:00 PM
  • Ice Thickness Not A Problem for Ice Fishing in Northern Iowa
  • CLEAR LAKE, Iowa- This winter in Iowa has been up and down as far as the temperature is concerned. That has meant some parts of Iowa have ice which is not as sound as it might be other winters. That’s not the problem in Northern Iowa, with 22 inches of ...
  • WHO-TV
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  • 2/9/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • Skinning fish minus the mess! Home-grown idea goes viral
  • They really can't believe it,” Perry said. Parks and his brother grew up near Iowa’s Lake Okoboji. Fishing is in their veins. Their parents owned a bait shop and the brothers cleaned fish after school. “It was just part of one of those things you had ...
  • WIBW
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  • 2/9/2017 6:29:00 AM
  • With fish-skinning tool, Omaha area inventors reel in a big one
  • The Parks brothers would know. As young boys growing up near Okoboji, Iowa, the school bus dropped them off at their parents’ White Oaks Bait Shop every day after school. They went inside, dropped their book bags and began to clean fish. They did this ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 2/9/2017 6:24:00 AM
  • Iowa: Ice Fishing Shelters Must Be Removed by Feb. 20
  • DES MOINES – Permanent ice shelters must be removed from all state-owned lands and waters by February 20. Ice shelter owners are encouraged not to wait until the last minute to get their shelter off the ice. If a shelter falls through the ice, the owner ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/8/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • Skinning fish minus the mess! Home-grown idea goes viral
  • They really can't believe it,” Perry told WOWT 6 News. Parks and his brother grew up near Iowa’s Lake Okoboji. Fishing is in their veins ; their parents owned a bait shop and the brothers cleaned fish after school. “It was just part of one of those ...
  • WOWT
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  • 2/8/2017 5:00:00 AM
  • Check out the size of this monster fish caught in Iowa
  • "That thing is huge! I can't believe he's swimming here!" Those were the exciting shouts and words that came out of Mike Fogarty's three young sons' mouths after he caught one monster of a musky last week in Okoboji, Ia. Fogarty, 37, of Walthill, Neb.
  • Des Moines Register
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  • 2/6/2017 10:37:00 PM
  • Florida Keys Mixed Bag
  • I had Ben and Erica from Iowa out for a full day trip on the edge of the reef today. Sailfish were the target after loading up on pilchards. Winds were light, which made it hard to fly the kites, but we wound up fishing one kite with a couple baits and a .
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 2/6/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • Two men fall through ice into Lake McBride while ice fishing
  • JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Two men are likely going to be alright after going through the ice on Lake McBride, Sunday afternoon. Two men fell through ice on Lake McBride while ice fishing on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Both got out before emergency crews
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  • 2/6/2017 1:35:00 AM
  • Watch this invisible robot grab a fish out of the blue
  • No. 7 West Virginia overwhelms Iowa State 85-72 on the road [The robot] is nearly transparent, very hard to see. "Imagine a hard robotic hand would probably squash the fish". "When you release the fish, it's quite happy because [the robot] is soft and ...
  • inewstoday.net
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  • 2/2/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • 9 Who Care: Andy Berkenpas uses love of fishing to help disabled veterans
  • WEST BRANCH, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Andy Berkenpas, of West Branch, loves to fish. That's actually an understatement. He was made to fish. "My mother says I was born with gills," said Andy. "She said that she knew I couldn't get into trouble because I always .
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  • 2/2/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • Iowa: Walleye Season Closes Feb. 14 on Iowa's Large Lakes
  • SPIRIT LAKE – The walleye fishing season on Spirit, East and West Okoboji lakes is open through February 14, 2017. After that date it will be closed and reopens again on May 6, 2017. These are the only Iowa lakes that have a closed season for walleye.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/1/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Keep safety in mind while ice fishing
  • Winter has a solid grip on central Iowa, and despite a recent warm spell of weather, ice fishing will likely be an option for cabin fever-stricken outdoors enthusiasts in coming weeks. “I always recommend fishing with someone else,” said Iowa ...
  • Times-Republican
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  • 1/28/2017 6:20:00 AM
  • Become a master of cooking wild fish at Horicon Marsh
  • Join John Motoviloff, DNR shooting sports program staff member and author of "Wild Rice Goose and Other Dishes of the Upper Midwest," and "Flyfishers Guide to Wisconsin and Iowa" to learn more about new ways to prepare your catch. After an hour-long ...
  • WisNews
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  • 1/28/2017 12:05:00 AM
  • IN DEPTH: Ice Fishing
  • Ice fishing is a popular winter sport. What do we need to know? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Iowa DNR Conservation Officer, Ken Kenyon. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Filed under: In Depth, Today’s Local News
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  • 1/26/2017 8:08:00 PM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks comments on draft environmental
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment. The project purpose is to construct one new boat ramp facility on the Des Moines River in ...
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  • 1/26/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • On the Water: Strong winds disrupt good fishing
  • Sheepshead were the top target often mixed with mangrove snapper, grunts, plus a few flounder and permit. Rhonda Courtney, visiting from Keokuk, Iowa, was all smiles after a good battle with a nice permit. She was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico near Boca ..
  • Pine Island Eagle
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  • 1/25/2017 1:59:00 PM
  • Jerry Davis: Early fishing thrills amid the chill
  • Surface or shore ice is the main concern. “After the fall rains, the water levels are back to normal,” said Bradd Sims, a Department of Natural Resources’ fish biologist for Grant, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties who works out of Dodgeville ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 1/25/2017 6:24:00 AM
  • Iowa River Fishing Derby is Jan. 28 in Iowa Falls
  • IOWA FALLS -- Hardin County Conservation and Iowa Falls Winter Rec Fest will host the Iowa River Ice Fishing Derby event from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 28, at Dougan’s Landing in Iowa Falls. Anglers at this family event will have the opportunity to ...
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 1/22/2017 1:35:00 AM
  • Iowa Paddlefish Licenses Available through Jan. 31
  • Fishing News Paddlefish caught on the Big Sioux River. Don't miss your chance to catch a big fish this spring on the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers. Paddlefish can reach lengths of more than 50 inches and weigh more than 50 pounds. Buy your special ...
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  • 1/18/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • Iowa: Live Ice Fishing Today at 3:15 CT
  • VAN METER - Iowa DNR staff will be offering ice fishing tips and techniques, along with ice safety information, live from the ice of Badger Creek Lake on Wednesday afternoon. Go to www.facebook.com/iowadnr at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to watch live as DNR
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  • 1/18/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • Don't break the ice: Ice fishing safety tips from the DNR
  • But before you drill a hole and hunker down for the big catch, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants you to remember a few things so you don’t become the one people are fishing for. First thing is first: Make sure your ice is stable and sturdy.
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 1/16/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • Woman dead, 4 hospitalized from CO poisoning at ice fishing house
  • The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 1:55 p.m. to a report of an unresponsive female at an ice fishing house on Lake Wilmert, near the Minnesota-Iowa border. When authorities arrived, a 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • KFGO
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  • 1/16/2017 4:12:00 PM
  • Woman dead, 4 hospitalized hrom CO poisoning at ice fishing house
  • The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 1:55 p.m. to a report of an unresponsive female at an ice fishing house on Lake Wilmert, near the Minnesota-Iowa border. When authorities arrived, a 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • KFGO
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  • 1/16/2017 12:16:00 PM
  • 1 dead, 4 sickened by CO poisoning at ice fishing house
  • MARTIN COUNTY, Minn. (KMSP) - One woman was killed and four others were sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning at an ice fishing house on a lake near the Iowa-Minnesota border Sunday afternoon. The 21-year-old woman was found unresponsive in an ice fishing
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  • 1/16/2017 3:22:00 AM
  • Woman Dead, 4 Hospitalized From CO Poisoning At Ice Fishing House
  • The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 1:55 p.m. to a report of an unresponsive female at an ice fishing house on Lake Wilmert, near the Minnesota-Iowa border. When authorities arrived, a 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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  • 1/16/2017 2:33:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Event
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) MASON CITY, Iowa – fishing poles, s’mores, hotdogs and hundreds of ...
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  • 1/14/2017 9:16:00 PM
  • Health Benefits of Fish Oil That Could Save Your Life
  • However, the benefits of fish oils for cognitive function in older populations may be less impressive. A study by researchers at the University of Iowa suggested that high levels of omega-3 are of no benefit to cognitive decline in older women. 6 ...
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  • 1/12/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • MYHRE: Eight lures you should fish, but may not
  • I learned very early that this spinner was a real fish catcher. I used it mostly on Iowa farm ponds for largemouth bass. But I also caught a lot of walleyes on it in a variety of waters. Walleyes will come a long ways off the bottom to grab this flashing .
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 1/12/2017 6:10:00 AM
  • Health Benefits of Fish Oil That Could Save Your Life
  • However, the benefits of fish oils for cognitive function in older populations may be less impressive. A study by researchers at the University of Iowa suggested that high levels of omega-3 are of no benefit to cognitive decline in older women. 6 ...
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  • 1/11/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Finalizes Squaw Creek Name Change
  • The hills stretch from about 30 miles south of St. Joseph to northern Iowa, according to the agency. According to the release, the name change only affects the refuge name and not the creek itself. For more information on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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  • 1/11/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Spend a winter day ice fishing
  • Ice fishing is a fun, social winter activity best enjoyed as a group. Anglers should note that the quality of ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been reduced by the unseasonably mild weather and Christmas Day thunderstorm. The impact was ...
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 1/11/2017 7:44:00 PM
  • Iowa: Deadline to Buy Paddlefish License Jan. 31
  • Iowa anglers have until January 31 to buy their 2017 paddlefish license for the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers. The special paddlefish season runs from March 1 to April 15. Anglers must buy the paddlefish license on the DNR website at www.iowadnr.gov or by
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/11/2017 10:36:00 AM
  • Iowa Ice Fishing Tips
  • Get a group of friends and/or family together, bundle up and try ice fishing this winter. Ice fishing is a fun, social winter activity best enjoyed as a group. Anglers should note that the quality of ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/10/2017 7:42:00 AM
  • Iowa: Winter Urban Trout Stocking Begins in January
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months. The popular program is supported by the sales of the trout fee. Anglers need a valid fishing license and .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/10/2017 7:42:00 AM
  • Iowa: Urban Trout Stocking Begins Jan. 4
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months. The popular program is supported by the sales of the trout fee. Anglers need a valid fishing license and .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/4/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Ice fishing tips this season
  • Also, if a meal of fish is your goal, concentrate on the species of fish that can handle some harvest. For example, on Clear Lake in north-central Iowa, yellow bass are the guys to go after. They’re super abundant, willing biters, and are great on the tabl
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 1/3/2017 1:57:00 AM
  • State fishing licenses will soon expire
  • State fishing licenses for the new year are now available. Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries chief, Joe Larschied, says you do still have some time on your old license. “Your 2016 is good all the way through January 10th, but if you want to ..
  • Radio Iowa
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  • 1/2/2017 9:36:00 PM
  • Iowa DNR offers ice fishing safety tips
  • (KMAland) -- As area anglers prepare for the heart of Iowa's ice fishing season, the Iowa DNR wants people to be safe. Joe Larscheid is the DNR's Chief of Fisheries. He tells KMA News that while ice fishing is one of the state's great winter sports, people
  • Kmaland
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  • 1/2/2017 2:24:00 PM
  • Ice fishing safety tips
  • MASON CITY, Iowa- The cold weather we’ve been having lately is good for people who love ice fishing. If you plan on making your way out on the ice, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources provided us some tips on how you can do it carefully. Iowa ...
  • WTHITV 10
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  • 1/1/2017 1:54:34 AM
  • Jerry Davis: Early fishing thrills amid the chill
  • Surface or shore ice is the main concern. “After the fall rains, the water levels are back to normal,” said Bradd Sims, a Department of Natural Resources’ fish biologist for Grant, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties in Dodgeville. “The water is ...
  • Madison
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  • 12/31/2016 8:17:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Safe for Central Iowa Anglers
  • DES MOINES, Iowa -- Most of us have kids at home from school this week, and keeping them entertained can be a challenge. Good news for you, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has a fun outdoor option: ice fishing. Right now may even be the best time
  • WHO-TV
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  • 12/29/2016 4:24:16 PM
  • Iowa fishing licenses now on sale for 2017
  • Des Moines, Iowa – RadioIowa – State fishing licenses for the new year are now available. Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries chief, Joe Larschied, says you do still have some time on your old license. A three-year fishing license costs 53 ...
  • KCHA95.9
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  • 12/29/2016 1:08:01 AM
  • Fishing conditions at local lakes
  • Ice conditions vary across the district. Lakes have frozen over at different rates so ice thickness are variable. Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at (641) 647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa.
  • Daily Iowegian
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  • 12/28/2016 11:39:08 AM
  • DNR: Ice fishing information
  • Ice fishing is a fun, social winter activity best enjoyed as a group. Anglers should note that the quality of ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been reduced by the unseasonably mild weather and Christmas Day thunderstorm. The impact was ...
  • crestonnews.com
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  • 12/27/2016 11:43:18 PM
  • Corps of Engineers plans Missouri River habitat for fish, birds
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a new Missouri River habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish and sandbar construction for two endangered bird species. The plan comes after three years of study by scientists ...
  • Norfolk Daily News
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  • 12/27/2016 8:05:34 AM
  • Corps proposes new Missouri River habitat plan for threatened fish, birds
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing new Missouri River habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish and sandbar construction for two endangered bird species. The plan comes after three years of study by scientists ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 12/26/2016 12:14:18 AM
  • Corps plans Missouri River habitat for fish and birds
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a new Missouri River habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish and sandbar construction for two endangered bird species. The plan comes after three years of study by scientists ...
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  • 12/25/2016 11:28:22 AM
  • Ice-fishing event is Jan. 7 in North Iowa
  • MASON CITY -- An ice-fishing event sponsored by the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board and Lime Creek Nature Center will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Bluebill Wildlife Area. A fun morning of fishing for all is the main goal of this program.
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 12/23/2016 6:25:55 PM
  • Rice Lake Perch-Fishing Contest is Jan. 14
  • All participants requiring a fishing license will have to have one and all Iowa DNR fishing rules will be enforced. There will be no fee to participate in the contest and no preregistration will be required. Sign-in will begin at the shelter house (across
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 12/23/2016 4:24:14 PM
  • Iowa hunting and fishing licenses available
  • Iowans can now start buying 2017 resident hunting, fishing and other licenses. Licenses purchased for 2016 expire on Jan. 10. The menu of license options includes the popular outdoor combo annual resident hunting/fishing/habitat combo license for $47; the
  • Outdoor News
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  • 12/21/2016 4:26:36 PM
  • Warmer temperatures won’t hamper ice fishing
  • The ice fishing season is well underway as cold temperatures have frozen over most of the state’s lakes and ponds. Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries chief, Joe Larschied, says you should be able to ice fish in most areas of the state.
  • Radio Iowa
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  • 12/21/2016 3:07:52 PM
  • Ice fishing this season
  • Also, if a meal of fish is your goal, concentrate on the species of fish that can handle some harvest. For example, on Clear Lake in north central Iowa, yellow bass are the guys to go after. They’re super abundant, willing biters, and are great on the tabl
  • TheDailyFreeman-Journal
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  • 12/20/2016 6:19:20 AM
  • Editorial: Fish and wildlife fund starves; Branstad shrugs
  • Editorial: Fish and wildlife fund starves; Branstad shrugs Before heading to polluted China, governor should try advocating for Iowa's environment Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: http://dmreg.co/2hTGXZL
  • Des Moines Register
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  • 12/17/2016 11:12:12 PM
  • Iowa DNR urging everyone to be cautious as ice fishing season begins
  • DES MOINES - As the temperature drops, ice is starting to form on lakes and ponds across central Iowa. That means the ice fishing season has begun. But the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is urging anyone going out on the ice to be very careful ...
  • WeAreIOWA
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  • 12/16/2016 4:29:33 AM
  • Lakes just starting to ice over, very little fishing activity
  • Look for ice conditions to improve with below normal temperatures in the forecast. West Okoboji Lake No fishing activity reported from West Okoboji Lake. For more information on the Iowa Great Lakes, call the Spirit Lake Fisheries Station at 712-336-1840.
  • Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
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  • 12/15/2016 7:54:09 PM
  • Little portable on the prairie: the ice fishing revolution
  • My first experience ice fishing was when my father loaded me and two of my brothers into the car, and we drove to Lake McBride near Coralville, Iowa. I was probably 10 years old so that was about 52 years ago. Dad was an experienced ice angler having been
  • Outdoor News
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  • 12/15/2016 6:06:46 PM
  • Iowa DNR: Stay safe ice fishing this winter
  • One of the best and most dangerous fishing seasons of the year is coming up but if you're wondering where to find the best place to ice fish, the Iowa DNR doesn't know. Ponds and lakes are beginning to ice over but every pond and lake is different and it's
  • WQAD
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  • 12/14/2016 11:22:55 PM
  • John's Big Ol' Fish Week: Tuesday edition
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - MY OH MY IT IS MYA GINGERICH OF TIPTON AND HER FIRST FISH EVER. DYLAN WHITE ACTUALLY PULLED IN THIS AWESOME WALLEYE HAND OVER HAND. THANKS FOR RELEASING IT. CHECK OUT THE SLAB BLUEGILLS XANDER SCALES GOT AT A FRIEND'S POND.
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  • 12/14/2016 4:53:23 AM
  • Ice fishing this season
  • Also, if a meal of fish is your goal, concentrate on the species of fish that can handle some harvest. For example, on Clear Lake in north central Iowa, yellow bass are the guys to go after. They’re super abundant, willing biters, and are great on the tabl
  • Jamestown Sun
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  • 12/10/2016 11:56:18 PM
  • Fishing the Midwest TV set to begin 26th year
  • “We had outstanding walleye fishing on Clear Lake, Iowa, Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, and Lake Francis Case in South Dakota among other places while filming episodes for the coming season,” stated Mike Frisch, the show’s co-host. “In ...
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 12/10/2016 1:44:52 AM
  • Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery, Iowa
  • Iowa Outdoors is a series produced by Iowa Public Television in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that highlights outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa's outdoor natural resources. Iowa Public
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  • 12/9/2016 9:59:58 AM
  • Weekly Dakota Angler Fishing Report
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Well the cold air has arrived and soon everyone will be on the ice!
  • KIWA-FM 105.3
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  • 12/8/2016 2:18:51 PM
  • Prime ice-fishing weather on the horizon
  • Ten-to 12-inch yellow perch, the tastiest of all fish, will attract anglers to lakes across north-central and northwest Iowa, Wahl said. After an absence of several years, chunky perch are back in abundance in the Iowa Great Lakes and, especially ...
  • thegazette.com
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  • 12/8/2016 11:19:54 AM
  • Iowa DNR announces 2017 hunting, fishing licenses on sale Dec. 15
  • Iowans can start buying 2017 resident hunting, fishing and other licenses on Dec. 15. Licenses purchased for 2016 expire on Jan. 10. The menu of license options includes the popular Outdoor Combo annual resident hunting/fishing/habitat combo license for $
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 12/7/2016 10:38:08 AM
  • Fishing the Midwest TV set to begin new season, 26th year
  • “We had outstanding walleye fishing on Clear Lake, Iowa, Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, and Lake Francis Case in South Dakota among other places while filming episodes for the coming season,” Mike Frisch, the show’s co-host, said. “In ...
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 12/3/2016 3:29:12 PM
  • Conservation program through Iowa State University comes to Fish Creek
  • The former Hole-in-the-Wall Ranch up Fish Creek will be a conservation education camp run by Iowa State University in 2017. The late Rod French and his wife, Connie French, owned the property, and the longtime supporters of Iowa State donated the ranch to
  • Missoulian
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  • 12/1/2016 4:54:29 AM
  • DNR budget cuts forecast if state fishing license fee remains $19
  • The director of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says he’ll be forced to layoff employees and reduce services “significantly” if there’s not an increase in the fee for an Iowa fishing license. The $19 annual fee hasn’t been changed since ...
  • Radio Iowa
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  • 11/29/2016 7:44:29 PM
  • DNR director: 'Relief' needed to maintain fish and wildlife trust fund
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will have to cut staff and services provided by the Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund if the state doesn't approve a revenue increase, Director Chuck Gipp said Tuesday. The trust is funded primarily through fishing and .
  • Des Moines Register
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  • 11/29/2016 6:11:26 PM
  • Fish oil may help with diabetic neuropathy
  • “Diabetic neuropathy is a very costly and debilitating complication of diabetes.” said Mark Yorek of the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, the study’s lead investigator. Fish oil is an attractive treatment approach because “supplements are considered ...
  • Knowridge Science Report
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  • 11/26/2016 11:41:17 AM
  • Reflections on Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club’s annual fall meeting
  • On Thursday, Nov. 10, I attended the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club’s annual fall DNR night. Held at Godfather’s Pizza in Spencer, it was a great opportunity to hear DNR updates from Ben Wallace, Iowa DNR fisheries biologist, who has been instrumental ...
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 11/26/2016 12:35:34 AM
  • Jensen: Reflections on good fishing buddies
  • Mac and Toad called the Iowa Great Lakes home, Patrick lived on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan near Land O’Lakes Wisconsin. All three were wonderful people who lived for their families and friends and the outdoors. My last fishing trip with Mac is ..
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 11/19/2016 5:26:02 PM
  • Jensen: Ice-fishing will be in North Iowa soon, so get ready
  • It may not look like it now, but soon the outdoor landscape is going to change. It could be tomorrow or next week, but it’s going to get cold, it’s going to snow, there’s going to be ice on the ponds and lakes and we’re going to have the ...
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 11/12/2016 5:27:10 PM
  • The value of having a fish tank
  • BETTENDORF, Iowa — For Bettendorf's Coral Haven, business is as good as owner Joseph Eckman's passion is alive; and his passion, is as vibrant as the coral and fish he sells out of his shop every day. "Coral is my passion just the intricacy how many ...
  • WQAD
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  • 11/8/2016 1:25:33 AM
  • Page County man dies after falling into Tarkio Creek while fishing
  • A Page County man is dead after he fell into a creek while fishing. Joseph B. Hines, 69, of Blanchard along the Iowa-Missouri state line, died after falling into the Tarkio Creek around 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Page County Sheriff’s Office.
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  • 11/7/2016 11:20:52 AM
  • Southwest Iowa man, 69, dies in fall while fishing
  • A 69-year-old southwest Iowa man died Saturday after he was injured during a fall while fishing near the Iowa-Missouri border. The Page County Sheriff’s Office said Joseph Bruce Hines of Blanchard was pronounced dead at Shenandoah Medical Center, where ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 11/7/2016 10:09:17 AM
  • Jensen selected for Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame
  • A native of Sheffield, Iowa, Bob Jensen began fishing as a young boy and started his career in the fishing industry as a Camp Fish instructor in northern Minnesota. Jensen was also a guide and tournament angler in his early years. From those roots ...
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 11/5/2016 12:53:19 AM
  • Jensen selected for Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame
  • A native of Sheffield, Iowa, Bob Jensen began fishing as a young boy and started his career in the fishing industry as a Camp Fish instructor in northern Minnesota. Jensen was also a guide and tournament angler in his early years. From those roots ...
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 11/2/2016 1:39:49 AM
  • ISU Fishing Club looks to make a splash in 2016 national tournament
  • Before the Iowa State Fishing Club can compete in this year’s national fishing tournament, it'll already know whether to prepare for next year’s tournament. This is especially the case for partners Patrick Morrison and Dylan Rague, who are both members ...
  • Iowa State Daily
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  • 10/31/2016 3:39:43 PM
  • Sheffield fishing pro selected for Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame
  • Writes and hosts “The Outdoor Minute” radio show, which airs 50 times a week in Iowa and has been on the air in various forms for 12 years. Presented nearly 1,000 fishing seminars at sport shows and other outdoor events during his career. Co-founder of ...
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 10/29/2016 11:24:23 AM
  • Ottumwa's trout stocking keeps anglers fishing locally
  • OTTUMWA, Iowa--Friday's weather was perfect for fisherman that showed up for a trout stocking. The Iowa DNR brought in 2,000 rainbow trout to the pond at Greater Ottumwa Park. They do a trout stocking in the fall and spring. This gives anglers more fish to
  • ktvo.com
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  • 10/28/2016 9:34:01 PM
  • Jensen selected for Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame!
  • A native of Sheffield, Iowa, Bob Jensen began fishing as a young boy and started his career in the fishing industry as a Camp Fish instructor in northern Minnesota. Jensen was also a guide and tournament angler in his early years. From those roots ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 10/26/2016 12:39:31 PM
  • America's hometown dedicated nature preserve for both people and bats
  • The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation holds a conservation easement, which restricts residential and commercial development, ensuring the property—and the bats—will be protected forever. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, working closely with the City ...
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  • 10/21/2016 11:08:13 PM
  • Aswegan Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kentucky Lake
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 17, 2016) – Chris Aswegan of Tiffin, Iowa, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds even Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/18/2016 12:31:43 AM
  • DNR looking for cause of fish kill in Northeast Iowa
  • DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A pollutant in Dubuque and Jones County creeks has killed nearly 8,000 fish. But the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is still trying to figure out what that pollutant is. The fish kill happened on September 18th ...
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  • 10/14/2016 9:57:47 PM
  • Hooked on trout fishing
  • This fall, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources plans to stock 17 urban sites across the state with the cold-water fish, a longstanding effort to introduce trout fishing to more people, especially beginner anglers. West Lake Park, which is loaded twice
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 10/14/2016 7:13:09 PM

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