Public land on Iowa-Minnesota border honors organization’s longtime president and CEO. The sprawling Build a Wildlife Area project is a multi-state effort contributing to diverse wildlife habitat and public access opportunities in a regional destination
The Bass Federation’s (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) Iowa state championship is scheduled for May 20 on the Okoboji Chain of Lakes. The Student Angler Federation gives kids an opportunity to fish competitively by promoting the
While the Iowa Great Lakes were still covered with ice, Storm Lake and Clear Lake were open, and with the warm weather, the water temperatures shot up rapidly, and gill netting took off at those
The commission agreed to purchase a 20-acre tract from Kay Livingston at a cost of $85,000, the appraised value of the land. Two members of the board, Laura Foell and Laura Hommel, voted against the
A total of 257 adult northern pike were collected in one night. The fish were transported to the Spirit Lake Hatchery. The broodstock produced over 2.4 million eggs which are currently being incubated in special
Crews with the Iowa DNR Fisheries Bureau will set gillnets at night in traditional areas looking for walleyes that are ready to spawn. This time of year, hatcheries operate into the early hours of the morning
The goal was to solidify existing knowledge of the impacts and call for further research in many areas.
Dredging work planned for Black Hawk Lake will improve overall water quality, fish habitat and recreational opportunities. An area approximately 174 acres in the eastern main basin of the lake will be deepened to nine
The announcement came weeks after U.S. Congress members prodded Biden to seek more support for the lakes from Canada, which critics have accused of doing too little.