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Here’s what it takes to get a Master Angler Award in Iowa

Pictured is a Gold Master Angler medallion. To receive the gold medallion, an angler must catch 10 different species meeting the minimum length criteria. (Contributed photo)

I am often asked what size of fish it takes to get a Master Angler Award in the state of Iowa.
So, I did some digging on the Iowa DNR website, and this is what I found for nearly 40 fish species.
Holly Luft, who has administered both the Mast Angler Award and the First Fish Award, notes the awards are popular.
“Between the two, we will process between 5,000-6,000 applications each year,” Luft said.

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