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 checking the local fishing reports.

Iowa

Iowa Fishing

- Go fishing in Iowa and take advantage of the state’s diverse natural habitats. Get all the resources you need here and get started fishing today.

Get an Iowa Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Iowa Boating

Our resources for Iowa boating will make it easier for you to spend quality time on the water with your family and friends.

Register A Boat In Iowa

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Iowa

Jan.
20

Urban Winter Trout Stocking

The urban lakes trout program is an effort to introduce trout fishing to more anglers across the state. These cool weather stockings provide easy-access trout fishing opportunities in areas that cannot support trout during th...

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Jan.
20

Urban Winter Trout Stocking

The urban lakes trout program is an effort to introduce trout fishing to more anglers across the state. These cool weather stockings provide easy-access trout fishing opportunities in areas that cannot support trout during th...

Read More

Jan.
21

Urban Winter Trout Stocking

The urban lakes trout program is an effort to introduce trout fishing to more anglers across the state. These cool weather stockings provide easy-access trout fishing opportunities in areas that cannot support trout during th...

Read More

Sail boat in the ocean

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