Area fishing report

This weekly fishing report is compiled by the Iowa DNR from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. Cedar River (above Nashua)
 Water clarity is improving with temperatures in the mid 70’s. Water levels bumped up with recent rain.  Walleye – Good: Try a jig tipped with a minnow or twister…

Article from the Iowa DNR Iowa residents may fish without a license on June 2, 3 and 4 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) free fishing weekend. “Free fishing weekend is a great opportunity for Iowans to reconnect with fishing,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa DNR’s Fisheries Bureau. “Invite…

Iowa DNR announces clearance prices on select trees/shrubs

This week only, select tree and shrub seedlings will sell for 50 percent off at the State Forest Nursery. Place an order while supplies last by calling-800-865-2477 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Discounted species and sizes available include: Aroniaberry – 8-16″ Aroniaberry – 17-24″ Arrowwood – 8-16″ Arrowwood – 17-24″ Hazelnut…