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  • Iowa: Biologist Recognized for Fish Management Techniques
  • Iowa fisheries management biologist Mark Flammang was recognized as the Fisheries Biologist of the Year by the Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) at their annual meeting, June 26 in Ashland, Nebraska. MAFWA, an organization of 13 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • John's Big Ol' Fish: June 26th
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Batting leadoff is Jakob Gienapp and his hog from a Lisbon area farm pond. Look just to the left of her sandals and you will spot Zoey Suchaneks first fish ever. Trevor Eiben holds up the northern he nailed on the big river.
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  • 6/27/2017 3:39:00 AM
  • Iowa fisherman use bows to catch rough fish
  • BELLEVUE — Kenny and Cody Nachtman peered through their polarized sunglasses and spotted a carp to the right of the stripped-down pontoon boat near a tiny island on the Mississippi River. It wiggled slowly near the surface about 15 feet away, providing a .
  • Hawk Eye
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  • 6/24/2017 10:55:00 PM
  • Iowa fisherman use bows to catch rough fish
  • BELLEVUE, Iowa (AP) — Kenny and Cody Nachtman peered through their polarized sunglasses and spotted a carp to the right of the stripped-down pontoon boat near a tiny island on the Mississippi River. It wiggled slowly near the surface about 15 feet away ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 6/24/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • Iowa fisherman use bows to catch rough fish
  • BELLEVUE, Iowa (AP) — Kenny and Cody Nachtman peered through their polarized sunglasses and spotted a carp to the right of the stripped-down pontoon boat near a tiny island on the Mississippi River. It wiggled slowly near the surface about 15 feet away ...
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 6/24/2017 3:18:00 PM
  • Iowa fisherman use bows to catch rough fish
  • BELLEVUE, Iowa (AP) — Kenny and Cody Nachtman peered through their polarized sunglasses and spotted a carp to the right of the stripped-down pontoon boat near a tiny island on the Mississippi River. It wiggled slowly near the surface about 15 feet away ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 6/24/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • UPDATE: DNR investigates spilled milk
  • FONTANELLE, Iowa (AP) - DNR staff checked an Adair County tributary for dead fish Monday and Tuesday, following an accident that spilled milk east of Fontanelle Sunday evening. The unnamed stream that flows into the Middle Nodaway River was beginning to ..
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  • 6/22/2017 6:39:00 PM
  • New fish structure maps on DNR website
  • “Bluegills may be spawning on top of a rock reef in pea gravel beds, while groups of crappies are suspended on the sides of the rock reef near large boulders,” said Lewis Bruce, fisheries technician for the Iowa Department of Natural Resource
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 6/22/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • Fish of legend
  • After asking what he was looking at, he immediately said, “that’s no fish, it’s the Loch Ness Monster.” You heard it here first. Ol’ Nessie has made the trip from Scotland to Iowa.
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 6/22/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • At National Eagle Center, fishing is for the birds
  • Moments later, he was thrilled to catch a 10-inch fish. Garrett, accompanied by his great-aunt Karol Beard, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was participating in the National Eagle Center's summer fishing program, Fishing for Eagles. Beard had been looking for ...
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 6/22/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Spilled milk from tanker in Iowa causes fish kill worries
  • FONTANELLE — Iowa officials say there could be reason to cry over the spilling of a lot of milk — at least some of which made its way into a southeastern Iowa river. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday in a news release that the crash ...
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 6/21/2017 3:17:00 PM
  • DNR Officials Say Spilled Milk From Tanker Could Causes Fish Kills
  • (Fontanelle) -- Iowa D-N-R officials are concerned about possible fish kills after thousands of gallons of milk were accidentally spilled into an Adair County river. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that the crash of a tanker hauling .
  • Kmaland
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  • 6/21/2017 2:43:00 PM
  • Iowa worries about fish kill after milk spills
  • FONTANELLE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials say there could be reason to cry over the spilling of a lot of milk — at least some of which made its way into a southeastern Iowa river. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday in a press release ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 6/21/2017 7:53:00 AM
  • Iowa: New Fish Structure Maps Added to DNR Website
  • "Bluegills may be spawning on top of a rock reef in pea gravel beds, while groups of crappies are suspended on the sides of the rock reef near large boulders," said Lewis Bruce, fisheries technician for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Find more .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • Spilled milk from tanker in Iowa causes fish kill worries
  • Iowa officials say there could be reason to cry over the spilling of a lot of milk - at least some of which made its way into a southeastern Iowa river. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday in a news release that the crash of a tanker ...
  • ketv.com
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  • 6/20/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Fishing good, but effects of recent water issues linger
  • Knowing that some of the lakes might be closed didn’t deter Iowa residents Randy and Kolin Mueggenberg from planning their annual fishing trip and stay at Lynn Lake Lodge near Webster. By early Saturday afternoon, they were cleaning their fishing party ...
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 6/19/2017 7:40:00 PM
  • Iowa DNR: Father's Day perfect for contest fishing photos
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is calling on sons to take their dads fishing this Father's Day. The department is billing Sunday as the perfect time to not only fish, but to snap some photos of father and son to enter in the state's MissionFishin
  • kcci.com
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  • 6/17/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Iowa DNR: Father's Day perfect for contest fishing photos
  • DES MOINES -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is calling on sons to take their dads fishing this Father's Day. The department is billing Sunday as the perfect time to not only fish, but to snap some photos of father and son to enter in the state's
  • KWWL
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  • 6/17/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Cannon Wins Co-Angler Title
  • His 33-6 two-day limit was good enough to beat out runner-up Richie Eaves by 3 pounds, 3 ounces. Cannon, who fished with Des Moines, Iowa pro Pete Cherkas on day one and Prosperity, S.C. pro Anthony Gagliardi on day two, used a single bait and a single ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 6/17/2017 2:35:00 AM
  • Take dad fishing this Father's Day
  • "Fishing is a fun way to celebrate special family events," said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Bureau. "Enjoy your time together in Iowa's great outdoors without the stress of busy schedules and interruptions ...
  • Toledo Chronicle
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  • 6/16/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Outdoor news: Father's Day Fishing
  • “Fishing is a fun way to celebrate special family events,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Bureau. “Enjoy your time together in Iowa’s great outdoors without the stress of busy schedules and ...
  • crestonnews.com
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  • 6/15/2017 7:48:00 AM
  • Take Dad Fishing and Enter Iowa's Photo Contest
  • Give dad something he will always treasure this Father's Day – quality time together. Take dad fishing and create memories that you can relive every time you're together. "Fishing is a fun way to celebrate special family events," said Joe Larscheid ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • Drowning Death of Man Fishing With Son Prompts Water Safety Efforts
  • IOWA -- Efforts to keep Iowans safe on the water this summer follow the drowning death of a man fishing with his son. Malik Williams was photographed fishing with his 6-year-old son from a dock on the Mississippi River last week. Shortly after the ...
  • WHO-TV
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  • 6/13/2017 4:02:00 AM
  • Iowa: Fish Kill at Casey Lake
  • TAMA COUNTY — A fish kill of more than 1,000 small black crappies at Casey Lake in Hickory Hills Park appears to be from natural spawning stress. Concerned citizens reported dead fish to county park staff on June 7. "When we get calls about one species ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/12/2017 5:45:00 AM
  • Enjoy the weather and fishing
  • Fishing right now in northwest Iowa is awesome, and so is the catching! I don’t think I have ever heard so many anglers going so many places and catching walleyes. Big Spirit, East Okoboji and West Okoboji, Silver Lake (Lake Park), Tuttle Lake ...
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 6/12/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Stewardship tip: Fish naked
  • A fish may swim away but may not survive if another fish eats it. While we will never see a bonefish in Iowa’s waters, we certainly see our fair share of trophy fish. Next time you go fishing, keep your clothes on and fish naked ... leave the gadgets behin
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 6/12/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • DeSoto Wildlife Refuge to host family fishing clinic
  • MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa — The DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a family fishing clinic. The clinic is this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Refuge volunteers will share fishing lessons and organizers will provide fishing poles and tackle.
  • WRAL
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  • 6/11/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • DeSoto Wildlife Refuge to host family fishing clinic
  • MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) - The DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a family fishing clinic. The clinic is this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Refuge volunteers will share fishing lessons and organizers will provide fishing poles and tackle.
  • 4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel
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  • 6/10/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • Youth fishing seminar at Otter Creek
  • The seminar is co-hosted by the Tama County Conservation Board and Iowa State University Extension Service in Tama County. This seminar will benefit the beginning angler and also the child who has already begun fishing. Useful and interesting instruction .
  • Toledo Chronicle
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  • 6/10/2017 6:10:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Iowa
  • Buy a fishing license and take a trip to Big Creek Lake and enjoy a day of fishing for largemouth bass or bluegill. Or, if Iowa river fishing is more your style, find a good spot to catch a channel catfish from either the Mississippi or Missouri River by .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Youth fishing seminar at Otter Creek June 20
  • The seminar is co-hosted by the Tama County Conservation Board and Iowa State University Extension Service in Tama County. This seminar will benefit the beginning angler and also the child who has already begun fishing. Useful and interesting instruction .
  • The Traer Star Clipper
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  • 6/9/2017 5:49:00 AM
  • Fish kill taking a toll on small black crappies in Iowa’s Casey Lake
  • TAMA COUNTY — A fish kill of more than 1,000 small black crappies at Casey Lake in Hickory Hills Park appears to be from natural spawning stress. Concerned citizens reported dead fish to county park staff on June 7. “When we get calls about one species ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/8/2017 7:09:00 PM
  • ROAD TRIPPIN': Trout fishing in Allamakee County
  • Iowa's Driftless Region is a recreational treasure in of Iowa. The deep valleys are filled with streams creeks and rivers that hide a surprising industry, trout fishing. "Trout streams are all over Allamakee county and some of the best in the state ...
  • cbs2iowa.com
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  • 6/7/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • Fishing Regs to be Relaxed at Iowa's Geode State Park
  • DANVILLE - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax fishing regulations at Geode State Park in Henry County starting June 6, to allow anglers to more freely harvest game fish before the lake is renovated this summer. Anglers with a valid fishing
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • Area fishing update
  • Snap a photo of you and the person(s) you took fishing. Find more information on the Iowa DNR #MissionFishin Photo Contest webpage. Storm Lake (including Little Storm Lake): Water temperatures are around 65 degrees. Dredge is in operation in the ...
  • Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
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  • 6/6/2017 7:17:00 PM
  • GOING FISHING
  • Not always, but often. Lakes like Winnie and Kabetogama in Minnesota, Clear Lake in Iowa, and Green Bay in Wisconsin are outstanding examples of lakes that can provide outstanding fishing much of the year. There are many, many other bodies of water ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 6/6/2017 2:21:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend
  • From June 3 to 5, Iowa residents were able to fish without a license. Other regulations remained the same. Charles City residents were able to take advantage of the license-free week and go on the Cedar River with their fishing poles. David Kruger ...
  • Charles City Press
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  • 6/5/2017 11:22:00 AM
  • Free fishing weekends reel in local fans
  • Mahaska County Conservation Board (MCCB) Naturalist Laura DeCook said the event—MCCB’s annual kid’s fishing derby and family fishing day—takes place the first weekend in June, when fishing licenses were not required in Iowa. DeCook said the weekend ...
  • Oskaloosa Herald
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  • 6/5/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • Kids get hooked on fishing at Discovery Park
  • The Muscatine County Conservation Board held its 37th annual Kids Fishing Seminar, with help from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Kids received fishing demonstrations and learned how to identify different fish species before participating in a ..
  • Muscatine Journal
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  • 6/4/2017 9:36:00 PM
  • Iowans encouraged to jump into #MissionFishin
  • Des Moines, Iowa – Whether it’s a kid, your best friend or a close relative, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is encouraging Iowans to take someone fishing over the next month.
  • KCHA95.9
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  • 6/4/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • Mason City Free Fishing Day is Saturday
  • Everyone is invited to come to Shelter No. 2 for the event. At 12:45 p.m. the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold a 15-minute course on fish caught in Iowa. Fishing is from 1 to 3 p.m., rain or shine, unless there is lightning.
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 6/2/2017 7:58:00 PM
  • Swan Lake Hosts Fishing Seminar During Iowa’s Free Fishing Weekend
  • The Carroll County Conservation Board is hosting a free fishing clinic Saturday, June 3 at the Swan Lake Fish House as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Free Fishing Weekend. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday morning, naturalist intern .
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  • 6/2/2017 7:44:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Friday at Gray’s Lake Park
  • DES MOINES, Iowa -- If you don't have Friday night plans yet, you're in luck--it's Free Fishing Friday! The event takes place at Gray's Lake Park from 5-8 p.m. Experts will be on site to help teach new fishers, and for a limited time guests can get ...
  • WHO-TV
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  • 6/2/2017 7:36:00 PM
  • Iowans fish for free this weekend
  • Iowa’s free fishing weekend kicks off Friday. Iowa residents are allowed to fish in Iowa lakes, rivers and ponds without buying a license June 2, 3 and 4. All other fishing regulations remain in place. Fun, hands-on fishing events will be offered across ..
  • kcci.com
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  • 6/2/2017 6:16:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend in Iowa
  • Northwest Iowa — Always wanted to try your hand at fishing? This weekend might be your chance. Iowans can go fishing on any of the state’s lakes, rivers and streams for free this weekend, without having a fishing license. The Free Fishing Days event ...
  • KIWA-FM 105.3
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  • 6/2/2017 4:01:00 PM
  • DNR encourages Iowans to join #MissionFishin
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is recruiting Iowans to accept the mission to take someone fishing. Share your love of fishing with a kid, your best friend, a spouse or your parents. Take a group shot of you and the person(s) you took fishing and
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 6/2/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • GALLAGHER: Angler hooked on hometown fishing
  • Five years ago was a key point in the health of Black Hawk Lake. For that's when the Iowa Department of Natural Resources started a $27-million lake renovation by killing off fish in the lake through the introduction of the chemical rotenone. Carp and ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 6/2/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • Iowans Can Fish In Iowa Without A License This Weekend
  • scottv 9 mins ago - June 1, 2017 Comments Off on Iowans Can Fish In Iowa Without A License This Weekend Northwest Iowa — Always wanted to try your hand at fishing? This weekend might be your chance. Iowans can go fishing on any of the state’s lakes ...
  • KIWA-FM 105.3
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  • 6/2/2017 3:59:00 AM
  • Free fishing for all residents this weekend
  • This weekend is free fishing weekend across the state of Iowa. The event, put on by Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources, will run Friday through Sunday and allows Iowa residents of all ages to fish without a license. The goal of the weekend is to ...
  • crestonnews.com
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  • 6/1/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Free weekend fishing
  • CLINTON — This weekend is chock full of fishing activities. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting its free fishing weekend, while the Clinton Parks and Recreation Department will have its annual fishing derby Saturday. The annual Iowa DNR ...
  • Clinton Herald
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  • 6/1/2017 1:41:00 PM
  • Camp Autumn receives Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club donation
  • Camp Autumn received a donation of fishing supplies from the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club. The therapeutic day camp, located in O’Brien County, is home to a 30-acre lake, where many of the outdoor camp activities, like fishing, will take place.
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 6/1/2017 1:02:00 AM
  • Iowa: DNR Encourages Iowans to Join #MissionFishin
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is recruiting Iowans to accept the mission to take someone fishing. Share your love of fishing with a kid, your best friend, a spouse or your parents. Take a group shot of you and the person(s) you took ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/31/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Iowa residents enjoy free fishing days June 2-4
  • Iowa (DNR)-Iowa residents may fish without a license on June 2, 3 and 4 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) free fishing weekend. “Free fishing weekend is a great opportunity for Iowans to reconnect with fishing,” said Joe ...
  • KWQC
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  • 5/30/2017 8:58:00 PM
  • Camp Autumn receives donation from Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club
  • Camp Autumn received a donation of fishing supplies from the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club. The therapeutic day camp, located in O’Brien County, is home to a 30 acre lake, where many of the outdoor camp activities, like fishing, will take place.
  • Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
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  • 5/30/2017 8:50:00 PM
  • Now is a good time to take someone fishing - Area Fishing Report
  • Walleye - Good: Anglers are having a high success rate fishing for walleye on West lake; use live bait such as minnows and leaches. The fishing on the Iowa Great Lakes has been very active over the past couple of weeks.
  • Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
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  • 5/30/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • DNR encourages Iowans to join #MissionFishin
  • Iowa (DNR)-The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is recruiting Iowans to accept the mission to take someone fishing. Share your love of fishing with a kid, your best friend, a spouse or your parents. Take a group shot of you and the person(s ...
  • KWQC
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  • 5/30/2017 6:27:00 PM
  • Registration open for River-Cade youth fishing derby
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa - There's a great chance to get the kids out fishing next weekend, but you need to sign up this week. The 21st Annual River-Cade Fishing Derby is Saturday, June 3rd, and if you want to get the kids involved, there's a new place to register
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  • 5/30/2017 12:14:00 AM
  • Special DNR events promote fishing
  • OTTUMWA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources hopes a photo contest will increase fishing in Iowa. “Be part of the mission – take someone fishing!” says the DNR’s website. The 2017 Mission Fishin’ photo contest utilizes social media to ...
  • Ottumwa Courier
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  • 5/29/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • Free fishing derby June 3
  • Iowa residents have the opportunity to fish without a fishing license in all the state’s lakes and streams during the weekend of June 2-4. On June 3, a Fishing Derby will take place at Lake Cornelia from 1-3 p.m. Up to $500 in cash prizes will be awarded.
  • belmondnews.com
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  • 5/25/2017 6:34:00 AM
  • Muscatine woman “terrified” of snakes catches snake on fish hook
  • MUSCATINE CO., Iowa (KWQC) – Katharina Fitch decided to spend part of Mother’s Day fishing at Wiese Slough in Muscatine County. The novice angler had just gotten her fishing license an hour earlier when she snagged a bizarre chain reaction. She hooked ...
  • KWQC
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  • 5/24/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • Iowa: Free Fishing Days June 2-4
  • Iowa residents may fish without a license on June 2, 3 and 4 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) free fishing weekend. "Free fishing weekend is a great opportunity for Iowans to reconnect with fishing," said Joe Larscheid, chief of ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Camp Autumn receives IGL Fishing Club donation
  • Camp Autumn received a donation of fishing supplies from the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club. The therapeutic day camp, located in O’Brien County, is home to a 30-acre lake, where many of the outdoor camp activities, like fishing, will take place.
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 5/23/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Getting families hooked on fishing
  • DeCook also talked about some common fish in the area, discussed Iowa fishing regulations and answered questions. On Saturday, June 3, families will have a chance to try out their skills at the Family Fishing Day and Kids’ Fishing Derby from 11 a.m. to 2 .
  • Oskaloosa Herald
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  • 5/22/2017 1:36:00 AM
  • Planning fishing trips
  • Not always, but often. Lakes like Winnie and Kabetogama in Minnesota, Clear Lake in Iowa, and Green Bay in Wisconsin are outstanding examples of lakes that can provide outstanding fishing much of the year. There are many, many other bodies of water that ..
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 5/22/2017 12:58:00 AM
  • Camp Autumn Receives Fishing Gear From Fishing Club
  • Sutherland, Iowa — A therapeutic day camp for children, opening in June near Sutherland has received some fishing equipment for campers from an area fishing club. Named after Autumn Elgersma of Orange City who lost her life at the hands of her babysitter .
  • KIWA-FM 105.3
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  • 5/21/2017 7:28:00 PM
  • Learn about economics of trout fishing
  • PRESTON — A community forum to highlight the economic importance of trout fishing in the Driftless Area of southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin and northeast Iowa will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the F&M Community Bank Community Room in ..
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 5/19/2017 9:46:00 PM
  • Sharon Rushton, Journalist
  • The fishing tackle manufacturer Berkley recruited Sharon to move to Spirit Lake, Iowa where she was hired as the founding executive director for the Future Fisherman Foundation. Through the Future Fisherman Foundation, she developed the award-winning ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/19/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • Iowa man catches endangered prehistoric fish
  • DECORAH, Iowa (KWQC) – A rarely-seen ancient fish that can live to be 150 years old has turned up in Iowa. Rob Griffith reeled in a lake sturgeon while fishing the Upper Iowa River near Decorah, Iowa on May 5, 2017. National Geographic reports the lake ...
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  • 5/18/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Iowa Fishing Club Pays It Forward
  • A central Iowa fishing club is the 2017 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program. Mid-Iowa Bassmasters' members Bruce Davidson, Rocky Merrifield, and Dave Batts will share the award in honor of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/18/2017 9:15:00 AM
  • Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa
  • Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa. Spring panfish fishing is a great opportunity to introduce beginners of all ages to fishing. Catching panfish is easy and fun. “Late May and early June is a great time to take kids ...
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 5/17/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • Planning fishing trips
  • Not always, but often. Lakes like Winnie and Kabetogama in Minnesota, Clear Lake in Iowa, and Green Bay in Wisconsin are outstanding examples of lakes that can provide outstanding fishing much of the year. There are many, many other bodies of water that ..
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 5/17/2017 3:00:00 PM
  • Thrift's First Morning of Practice
  • The oddly named Great Lakes Division of the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) has been fishing the various pools in northern Iowa and Wisconsin for quite some time. The Mississippi isn’t new to high level competition either, having hosted a Costa FLW ..
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/15/2017 12:26:00 PM
  • Isolated farm ponds can provide memorable fishing
  • I have a cousin in southern Iowa who has about given up fishing the public lakes and concentrates his time on ponds. He ice-fishes on private ponds in the winter, topwater fishes them in the spring and summer, fishes with plastic worms in the fall.
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 5/14/2017 12:07:00 PM
  • Jensen: Be ready to go fishing
  • Not always, but often. Lakes like Winnie and Kabetogama in Minnesota, Clear Lake in Iowa, and Green Bay in Wisconsin are outstanding examples of lakes that can provide outstanding fishing much of the year. There are many, many other bodies of water that ..
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 5/14/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Jerry Davis: Tempted to fish trout? Welcome to Wisconsin
  • IOWA COUNTY — Doing something for the first time is a good way to rehearse for retirement. Al Mackenzie, of Plain, and Tom Schwab, from Verona, fished trout last Sunday morning following the start of trout season on May 6 as a good start to that schedule .
  • Madison
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  • 5/13/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • County gets $40K for fish hatchery
  • The money is made available through the sale of fishing licenses. Half the amount goes to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and the other goes toward grants statewide. Tebbs said his idea for the hatchery competed with 13 other projects ...
  • The Daily Gate City
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  • 5/12/2017 3:44:00 PM
  • Quarry Springs to host Kids Fishing Derby
  • Iowa’s Free Fishing weekend should provide family fun for everyone. Contestants may fish from shore or fish from a boat. Fish must be caught between 9 and 11 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the event.
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 5/12/2017 3:12:00 PM
  • ‘Fishing the Midwest’ to hit the radio airwaves in May
  • Fishing the Midwest Radio will be available on radio stations across Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa. Go to www.fishingthemidwest.com for station and time information. Fishing the Midwest Radio will also be available as a podcast on fishingthemidwest.com.
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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  • 5/11/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has Evolved Over the Years
  • Governor Karl Rolvaag, Minnesota and Governor Harold E. Hughes of Iowa at Walleye opener at Gunflint Lake. Photo courtesy Minnesota Historical Society ST. CLOUD – We know St. Cloud is hosting the 70th annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener this ...
  • AM 1240 WJON
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  • 5/10/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • Going fishing
  • Not always, but often. Lakes like Winnie and Kabetogama in Minnesota, Clear Lake in Iowa, and Green Bay in Wisconsin are outstanding examples of lakes that can provide outstanding fishing much of the year. There are many, many other bodies of water that ..
  • TheDailyFreeman-Journal
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  • 5/9/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • Moline High School bass fishing team advances to state championship
  • In 2009, 199 high schools in Illinois supported bass fishing teams. This year, there are 271. Meanwhile, Iowa does not recognize fishing as a designated high school activity, which has sparked a bit of jealousy from schools across the river in the Quad ...
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 5/8/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Young angler covers the angles for fishing tourney
  • LAKE VIEW, Iowa | The first fishing tournament held on Black Hawk Lake in years will be organized by a fifth-grader. Tate Lahr, 11, a student at East Sac Middle School, hosts the inaugural "Reel Fun Fishing Tournament" on June 3. The event represents the .
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 5/7/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • Jerry Davis: Weekend weather perfect for fishing opener in Wisconsin
  • A light breeze helped quickly dry the moisture from Friday night’s showers. Even though Tyler Greimel, of Sauk City, was fishing trout in Iowa County’s Trout Creek, he was pulled toward gathering morels to add to a meal of browns. Still, he pondered ...
  • Madison
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  • 5/6/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • Moline High School bass fishing team prepares for tournament
  • In 2009, 199 high schools in Illinois supported bass fishing teams. This year, there are 271. Meanwhile, Iowa does not recognize fishing as a designated high school activity, which has sparked a bit of jealousy from schools across the river in the Quad ...
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 5/5/2017 4:54:00 PM
  • School of Fish draws record crowd of youngsters in Brandon
  • School of Fish is mostly conducted throughout towns in Minnesota, but they've been to Iowa, Wisconsin and South Dakota, as well. Most classes will draw between 20-40 young students. Saturday's clinic at the Brandon City Auditorium brought in 73 kids in ...
  • Echo Press
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  • 5/4/2017 6:19:00 AM
  • 5th graders trade books and pencils for fishing poles and bait
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --A group of students traded books and pencils for fishing poles and bait on Wednesday. The fifth graders at Truman Elementary School went to the Prairie Park Fishery in Cedar Rapids. 5th grade students from Truman Elementary
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  • 5/4/2017 3:50:00 AM
  • Iowa: Walleye Netting Season Exceeds Goal
  • The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' spring fish spawning season is over and Iowa's two walleye hatcheries are filled to capacity. Netting crews collected enough walleye to produce 1,116 quarts of walleye eggs at the Spirit Lake hatchery and 914 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/3/2017 5:47:00 AM
  • 5 times cheaters got caught in fishing tournaments
  • 4. Officials charged Aaron Lauber and Jason Schuttler, both of Iowa, with felony counts of theft by deception after investigating a tip the men caught fish outside the duration of the Clear Lake Yellow Bass Bonanza, a state-sponsored tournament with a ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 5/2/2017 10:57:00 AM
  • Optimism leading up to walleye fishing opener on Iowa Great Lakes
  • The 141st walleye fishing season officially opens May 6 at Spirit Lake and East and West Okoboji lakes — the Iowa Great Lakes. “Lake temperatures have been on a nice steady rise this spring and if the numbers of walleyes caught in our nets this ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/27/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Fishing expos attract from all walks of life
  • I was lucky enough to be asked to work a consumer event in Sioux City, Iowa, over the weekend. One of the major midwest sporting goods retailers was having its annual spring fishing event. I covered the retail fish fest for a large tackle manufacturer and
  • morrisherald-news.com
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  • 4/26/2017 6:58:00 PM
  • Iowa DNR relocates Kent Park Lake's fish before draining
  • OXFORD, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --The Department of Natural Resources and Johnson County Conservation Board caught loads of fish at Kent Park Lake today. They are moving the fish to other ponds and lakes so that they can drain Kent Park Lake. This comes after ...
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  • 4/25/2017 12:26:00 AM
  • Q-C Fish Swap reels in lots of aquatic enthusiasts
  • "I import so many, I get a quantity discount, so it doesn't cost me nearly as much." Zoea Warnick started driving at 6 a.m. from Walnut, Iowa (near Omaha), for the event, and she displayed her fish art, T-shirts, decals, shells and all-natural healthy fish
  • Quad Cities Onlines
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  • 4/24/2017 12:18:00 AM
  • Crappie fishing hot in southwest Iowa
  • (KMAland) -- Iowa conservation officials say southwest Iowa is currently the hot spot for crappie fishing. Regional Fisheries Supervisor Chris Larson tells KMA News multiple lakes in KMAland have key fishing spots in mid to late April. "For whatever reason
  • Kmaland
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  • 4/23/2017 11:18:00 AM
  • Getting hooked on fishing
  • Hundreds of Central Iowans wet their fishing lines in Sand Lake Saturday as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources released thousands of rainbow trout into the waterway. There was a zone designated for children, and several caught colorful trout.
  • Times-Republican
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  • 4/23/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • Officials: Man who fell into river while fishing has died
  • CEDAR FALLS — Authorities say a man who fell into a river in northeastern Iowa while fishing last week has died. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 41-year-old Tony Romero, of Waterloo, died Sunday at Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls.
  • Newton Daily News
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  • 4/20/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • We know this sounds crazy, but GE could help fix our unfair tax code
  • Despite the portrayal of GE advanced by progressives like Bernie Sanders (that the company’s “greed” and “selfishness” show a “lack of respect for the people of this country”), University of Iowa accounting specialist Kevin Markle says that ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 4/20/2017 2:42:00 PM
  • Iowa Hunting & Fishing License Fees to Go Up
  • Members of the Iowa House have overwhelmingly voted for a bill that ultimately will increase the license fees for people who wish to legally hunt, fish and trap in Iowa. Republican Representative Terry Baxter of Garner is one of the 86 House members who ..
  • Radio 570 WNAX
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  • 4/20/2017 9:44:00 AM
  • Officials: Man who fell into river while fishing has died
  • CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man who fell into a river in northeastern Iowa while fishing last week has died. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/2pgTRVl) that 41-year-old Tony Romero, of Waterloo, died Sunday at Sartori .
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 4/19/2017 8:40:00 PM
  • Study: Trout fishing generates $952 million for Driftless Area economies
  • A new study finds trout fishing has a $952 million a year in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, supporting thousands of jobs and boosting local economies in places like Viroqua that have embraced the tourist trade. That includes nearly $
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 4/19/2017 5:41:00 PM
  • House wants to hand off setting fishing, hunting fees to appointed panel
  • “Some of my redneck hunting buddies are a little bit opposed to this, but every sportsmen’s group in Iowa has written to me and stands with this bill,” said Rep. Terry Baxter, R-Garner. As a result of HF 631 passage, Wills said fishing and hunting ...
  • Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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  • 4/18/2017 7:51:00 PM
  • House approves hunting, fishing, trapping license fee hikes
  • (Des Moines) -- Members of the Iowa House have overwhelmingly voted for a bill that ultimately will increase the license fees for people who wish to legally hunt, fish and trap in Iowa. “I’s exciting to see this bill come forward,” said Republican ...
  • Kmaland
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  • 4/18/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • House approves hunting, fishing, trapping license fee hikes
  • Members of the Iowa House have overwhelmingly voted for a bill that ultimately will increase the license fees for people who wish to legally hunt, fish and trap in Iowa. “I’s exciting to see this bill come forward,” said Republican Representative ...
  • Radio Iowa
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  • 4/18/2017 3:14:00 PM
  • Jerk Bait Tactics for Pike and Muskie
  • Here Jon Storm covers what those factors are for putting big fish in the boat. Purdue survives Iowa State; On to Sweet 16 Almost blowing a 19-point second half lead, Purdue holds on to beat Iowa State 80-76. Purdue's new football coach Jeff Brohm has a ...
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  • 4/17/2017 2:32:00 PM
  • Fishing License Check Nets Iowa Fugitive
  • MEDIA CONTACT: Mick Klemesrud, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 515-725-8280 FORT DODGE - David Scott Dayton, 30, of Fort Dodge, was booked into Webster County Jail Thursday after assaulting State Conservation Officer Bill Spece who was checking ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/17/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Iowa fish hatchery begins stocking trout
  • MANCHESTER — The waters at Manchester Fish Hatchery tend to stir when people walk by. The trout raised at the hatchery have spent their entire lives receiving food from humans. So when someone walks by, they tend to get excited. MANCHESTER — The waters ...
  • Hawk Eye
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  • 4/16/2017 9:41:00 AM
  • Iowa fish hatchery begins stocking trout
  • MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — The waters at Manchester Fish Hatchery tend to stir when people walk by. The trout raised at the hatchery have spent their entire lives receiving food from humans. So when someone walks by, they tend to get excited. Dan Rosauer ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 4/15/2017 10:50:00 PM
  • Iowa fish hatchery begins stocking trout
  • MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — The waters at Manchester Fish Hatchery tend to stir when people walk by. The trout raised at the hatchery have spent their entire lives receiving food from humans. So when someone walks by, they tend to get excited. Dan Rosauer ...
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 4/15/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • Iowa fishing license check leads to capture of fugitive
  • FORT DODGE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - An Iowa fugitive is back behind bars after a routine fishing license check led to his arrest. David Dayton, 30, is now in the Webster County facing several new charges. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a ...
  • ABC Kcrg 9
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  • 4/14/2017 8:31:00 PM
  • In Praise of Houseboats
  • Lake of the Woods is about as remote as lakes get, and our favorite way to fish it is out of a houseboat. Purdue survives Iowa State; On to Sweet 16 Almost blowing a 19-point second half lead, Purdue holds on to beat Iowa State 80-76. Purdue's new football
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  • 4/14/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • Northwest football player lands big fish
  • The sophomore from Glenwood, Iowa, played in eight games last season and recorded seven tackles and 2½ tackles-for-loss last year. Earlier this week, still more people heard about the defensive tackle for his prowess at fishing. Phillips hauled in his ...
  • Maryville Daily Forum
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  • 4/14/2017 2:16:00 AM
  • DNR netting: Storm Lake fishing to be bigger, better
  • Nettings are also done on Rathbun, Clear Lake and in the Iowa Great Lakes. The goal is to collect enough fish to hatch 158 million walleye fry that will supply fish hatcheries and eventually stock lakes statewide. Hatcheries are operating around the clock
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 4/14/2017 2:13:00 AM
  • DNR netting: SL fishing to be bigger, better
  • Nettings are also done on Rathbun, Clear Lake and in the Iowa Great Lakes. The goal is to collect enough fish to hatch 158 million walleye fry that will supply fish hatcheries and eventually stock lakes statewide. Hatcheries are operating around the clock
  • Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
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  • 4/13/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Big fish coming to the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
  • DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --The biggest creature in the river is coming to the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque. Monster fish and legends of gigantic river fish will be the feature of the museum's newest exhibit. The National ...
  • ABC Kcrg 9
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  • 4/12/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Giant river fish featured at new Dubuque exhibit
  • DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Monster fish and legends of gigantic river fish will be the feature of the National Mississippi River Museum's newest exhibit. The museum unveiled the exhibit Wednesday. It will feature some of the largest freshwater fish ever ..
  • ABC Kcrg 9
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  • 4/12/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Day reels in nearly 300 to try their luck catching trout
  • Fishing is a family affair for the Salands, said the girls' mother, Hannah. Though they live in North Liberty, they regularly stream fish in Northeast Iowa and like to come up for the annual Family Fishing Day in Cedar Falls. "We came back so we could do .
  • Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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  • 4/8/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • House advances revised proposal raising hunting, fishing license fees
  • House advances revised proposal raising hunting, fishing license fees The Iowa House is advancing a proposal that would raise the prices of hunting and fishing licenses. Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: http://dmreg.co/2oFvS1L
  • Des Moines Register
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  • 4/6/2017 10:57:00 PM
  • John Darnielle: "I Don't Want To Write a Memoir"
  • Instead the author — best known as the lyricist of long-running indie-band the Mountain Goats — started by simply documenting a typical conversation between two fishermen in Iowa. From that, the winding tale grew, centring around early-20s video ...
  • rollingstoneaus.com
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  • 4/5/2017 6:56:00 AM
  • Iowa DNR: Top picks for trout fishing streams in 2017
  • More than 300,000 catchable-sized rainbow and brook trout, and 110,000 fingerling brown trout will be stocked in hundreds of miles of northeast Iowa streams between April 3 and October 2017. Following are the Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/3/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • Watershed work provides fishing boost at two Iowa parks
  • Improving water quality is not an overnight success or a quick fix. It takes time, but it can also be sustained over the long haul – which two southern Iowa lakes have shown over the last decade. In the early 2000s, efforts began to improve the lakes in ..
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/3/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • THINGS CHANGE
  • Following are some of those changes. Consider Clear Lake in north central Iowa: When I was learning to fish many years ago, Clear Lake was mostly a bullhead lake. There were a few walleyes, but mostly bullheads. Then, for a number of reasons, the ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 4/1/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • Our picks for Iowa's top nine trout streams in 2017
  • More than 300,000 catchable-sized rainbow and brook trout, and 110,000 fingerling brown trout will be stocked in hundreds of miles of northeast Iowa streams between April 3 and October 2017. Start planning your northeast Iowa trout fishing trips.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/31/2017 8:55:00 AM

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