Fishing Notebook

2010 FishD Nathan May 20, 2017

NWIO Youth Fishing Derby Set for June 3rd

The annual NWIO Youth Fishing Derby is set for Saturday June 3rd at Little Sioux

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(photo submitted) Let the location dictate the presentation regardless of time of year.  Fish scattered along creek channels and deep flats can often be caught with trolling tactics that cover water. May 15, 2017

Experience early season fishing success

By Bob Jensen Fishing the Midwest Fishing Team I’ve been seeing more and more

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Spring Issue Out Now!

The spring issue of Northwest Iowa Outdoors is now out. This free tabloid-style

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Opening Day Tactics

By Jason Mitchell Editor’s note: The author, Jason Mitchell hosts the popular

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(photo by Mark DeVore) The author with an over the slot walleye taken on Big Spirit Lake in June. April 27, 2017

Preparing for the Iowa Great Lakes Walleye Weekend

By Steve Weisman You can feel the excitement as anglers prepare for the Iowa Great

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Kyle Thompson from Milford, IA holding up a pair of pre-spawn crappies. 
(Photo by Rocky Thompson) April 20, 2017

Pre-Spawn Crappies

by Shane Akin There are several bodies of water in Iowa that have outstanding

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Muskie seminar set for April 12

By Steve Weisman The Upper Great Plains Chapter 29 of Muskies, Inc., is offering a

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(photo submitted) February 21, 2017

IGLFC to sponsor spring fishing seminar on Thursday, March 2

By Steve Weisman Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club (IGLFC) holds an early

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Winter issue now on stands

The winter issue of Northwest Iowa Outdoors is now out. This free tabloid-style

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(photo by Kevan Paul) The results of targeting both bluegills and northern pike on the same fishing trip.  February 17, 2017

Targeting Northern Pike on the West Okoboji and Big Spirit

By Steve Weisman The Iowa Great Lakes is an ice fishing destination for both Iowa

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(photo submitted) The author, Jason Mitchell reveals some deadly insights for catching more walleye this winter with aggressive lure tactics. February 10, 2017

Walleye on Demand

By Jason Mitchell The author, Jason Mitchell hosts the popular outdoor program Jason

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(photo by Steve Weisman) Dax and Max Clark keep warm when they’re ice-fishing even when it’s cold outside. The fish might not always be big, but this dad/son team always enjoy their time together on the ice. February 1, 2017

Mid-winter Ice Fishing Tips

by Bob Jensen Fishing the Midwest Team We’re entering the mid-winter ice-fishing

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