Fishing Notebook

Fork lightning over dark orange sky on stormy day June 26, 2017

Don’t play with lightning

By Steve Weisman In mid-May, a friend helped me get my pontoon on the hoist and my

Read article

(photo by Steve Weisman) Mitchell shares his expertise on Advanced Trolling Tips during the recent Sioux Falls Sports Show. June 12, 2017

Mitchell Shares Advanced Trolling Techniques

By Steve Weisman Not long ago, I attended the Sioux Falls Sport Show and enjoyed

Read article

2 June 5, 2017

Pre-Attack Plan for Fishing

By Paul Malm How many times have you arrived at a favorite fishing hole and seen

Read article

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

Read article

(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

Read article

Screen Shot 2017-05-02 at 3.27.20 PM May 8, 2017

Spring Issue Out Now!

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

Read article

Screen Shot 2017-05-02 at 2.30.26 PM April 28, 2017

Opening Day Tactics

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

Read article

(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

Read article

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

Read article

1796660_674957669214326_1283620627_n April 3, 2017

Muskie seminar set for April 12

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

Read article

(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

Read article

thumb February 20, 2017

Winter issue now on stands

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

Read article