Winter trout stocking begins Jan. 12

IDNR news release The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release trout in seven locations this winter in areas that would not support them during warmer months. These winter stockings are a great place to take kids to catch their first fish. A family friendly event is paired with most of the stockings to help anglers have success and fun while fishing. The popular program is supported by the sales of the trout fee. Anglers need a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. The daily limit is five trout per licensed angler … Continue reading Winter trout stocking begins Jan. 12

Northeast Iowa trout stream stocking begins April 2

Iowa DNR news release The popular trout stream stocking season starts April 2.  By Saturday, April 7, every stocked stream will have received at least one stocking of 10-12 inch trout. “There are all kinds of opportunities to catch trout,” said Dan Rosauer, Manchester Trout Hatchery Manager.  “Go fishing and have fun!” One of the streams nearest to Charles City is Burr Oak Creek near Osage. Click here for more about Iowa trout streams, including maps. The DNR Trout Program offers Iowa anglers a variety of trout fishing opportunities, including announced catchable stockings, unannounced catchable stockings, fingerling stockings, wild populations, … Continue reading Northeast Iowa trout stream stocking begins April 2