Ice conditions are variable from 2-3 inches with some areas still having open water. Walleye – Good: Try jigging spoons or a jig tipped with a minnow in tailwaters of Lock and Dams. It’s a good time to get the ice fishing equipment ready. River stage at Burlington is 8.90 feet. Most water bodies in the district have iced over; walking on the ice is not recommended. 'codebase', ',0,0,0', Walleye slot length limits now apply on the entire Mississippi River. 84.9 miles away. Water level at the Fulton Lock and Dam is receding at 5.5 feet, 9.7 feet at Camanche and 4.8 feet at LeClaire. Maquoketa River (above Monticello) Lake Wapello For current conditions, call the Spirit Lake District Office at 712-336-1840. Wapsipinicon River (Tripoli to Troy Mills) Water temperature is 33 degrees. Walleye – Good: Cast and retrieve large running crankbaits for active fish; concentrate on the deeper overwintering holes. 'id', 'CBSRemotePlayer_Medium', Bluegill – Fair. 'loop', 'true', Rice Lake Brownies may be slow to take bait. Iowa DNR Customer Service Lake Belva Deer Test ice often while going out. Bring lures from home instead of buying bait to minimize your interaction with other people. Read More . Trout streams generally don’t freeze over even on really cold days. Walleye – Fair: Some anglers have been out trying to catch walleyes below the dam. As of Dec. 16, most waterbodies in Central Iowa were frozen over with skim to 2 inches of ice. Ice thickness was 2 inches at the boat ramp on Dec. 17. Many lakes are skimmed over with ice, but unsafe at this time. Yellow Bass – Fair: Use a small jig tipped with a waxworm. 'wmode', 'window', Ice is unsafe for fishing. Stick with your immediate family, but keep groups to fewer than 10 people. Pool 15. All hoists and docks have been pulled out for the season. Ice is starting to form on lakes and ponds; ice fishing is not recommended. Many trout streams flow through wildlife management areas. prev. Tailwater stages had been falling the past few days. Pool 24. Water temperature is around 35 degrees. Ice fishing is not recommended. Very few anglers have been out. It extends from Lock and Dam 19 located near Keokuk, Iowa upstream to Lock and Dam 18 located near Burlington, Iowa. Largemouth Bass – Good: Use rubber worms or other slow-moving jigs. Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm CST Click for more info. Pool 26. Pike have been biting well on portions of the Upper Wapsipinicon. The district includes Appanoose, Davis, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Wapello, Wayne and Van Buren counties. Tracker Guy User since 12/26/18 PROFILE BLOCK USER. Lake Sugema Pool 25. Mississippi River pool 4 walleye fishing report Wednesday, April 17, 2019 This time of the year anglers get to experience some of the best walleye bites they will in their lifetimes. Like 0. Water clarity is good. Pool 14. … Walleye – Slow. Only one walleye greater than 27 inches can be kept. State owned ramps are still open. 40.7 river … Viking Lake The walleye season is open. Anglers fishing the little Tennessee River have multiple options. Mississippi River Pool 19 Lake Pahoja The water temperature is 35 degrees. Sandy Creek Family Campground. Unsafe ice conditions. NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Area Hunters Can Help Fight Hunger, IHSAA/IGHSAU – Basketball Scores From 12/18/2020, AC_FL_RunContent( f: 515-725-8201 Lake is mostly ice covered. Sauger – Fair: Some anglers have been out trying to catch saugers below the dam. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for this pool this week. Northeast Bass Fishing ; Mississippi RIver Pool 19 Instagram; Youtube; Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Mississippi RIver Pool 19. Length Limit: 33-inch maximum length; any paddlefish measuring 33 inches or more when measured from the front of the eye to the fork of the tail must be immediately released alive. The water temperature is 37 degrees. Jig and plastics tipped with or without live bait has been very productive. Lake Meyer Angling Opportunities: Pool 19 may be the best largemouth bass pool on the Mississippi, because of its size and diverse structure and habitats. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Pool 4 encompasses Lake Pepin, which is roughly 23 miles long, twelve miles of river above the lake to Lock and Dam 3, and twelve miles of river and backwaters below the lake to Lock and Dam 4. River stage is 10.04 feet at Burlington. The water level is 6 feet at the Bellevue Lock and Dam and is receding. Submit Online Inquiry Tailwater fishing for walleye and saugers has been hit or miss. Ottumwa Park Pond South (Trout Pond) River stage is 525.58 feet at Ft. Madison. Iowa Great Lake water temperatures are around 35 degrees or lower with many areas starting to ice over. Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at 641-647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa. Bluegill – No Report: Ice fishing is underway; be cautious, especially with snow covered ice as it will not freeze well. Tailwater stage is 9.20 feet at Lock and Dam 18 and is falling. Lost Island Lake Trout streams in the Manchester District are in excellent condition. Skim ice is forming on the cold nights. Jig and minnow is commonly used this time of year. Littlefield Lake Walleye – Good: Most walleye and sauger angling is near the Lock and Dam in 15 to 30 feet of water. Lake Darling Jig and minnow is commonly used this time of year. However, because of the air temperatures, ice has formed on the surface of lakes and rivers. Rainbow Trout – Good: Use hair jigs, spinnerbaits or small shallow water crankbaits for aggressive fish. Pool 19 Tailwater stage is 4.06 feet at Lock and Dam 18 and is falling. Holmes County State Park; Kemper County Lake; Lake Claude Bennett; Lake Tom Bailey; Neshoba County Lake; Okatibbee Reservoir; Area rivers are partially frozen. This training of the river has caused loss and degradation of much of the rivers side channel and backwater habitats. River stage is 527.60 feet at Fort Madison; flood stage is 528 feet. Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle. Yellow Perch – Fair: Use light colored jigs in shallow backwaters in 2 to 3 feet of water. Tailwater stage is 3.36 feet at Lock and Dam 18 and is falling. Mississippi River Pool 13 Areas in the middle are opened up. Once the ice is safe to fish on, target underwater structures for the best success. Sauger – Good: Try vertical jigging with jigs in tailwaters of the Lock and Dam. More fishing reports will resume when ice conditions support angling. Water levels are expected to hold steady this week. Ice is forming in most backwaters; be cautious with ice conditions. 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