The Highlandville area has over 1,000 acres of state owned public hunting land. The interesting thing about this state’s trout fisheries is that most of them run through private land, and public access is provided to fishermen through agreements between the landowners and the DNR. Iowa's trout season remains open all year. NORTHEAST IOWA TROUT FISHING Along Iowa's many trout streams nestled in the rugged limestone valleys of northeast Iowa, fishermen from all the midwest come to enjoy the fine trout fishing. c o r n h R d 37 8 t h St. l p RESTRICTIVE REGULATION (RR) STREAMS are open to the public and can only A v e. m is o n R d. d County Recorders office. Iowa’s trout streams are too. L v K A v e. m p r i a l R. H i l l R d. River Bluffs Scenic Byway (Paved) Ei s e n h o wer Rd. Many streams maintain excellent populations of Brown Trout and stocked catchable size Rainbow Trout. More accurately, the trout hit mud bottom. Plenty of fish remain in stream over winter. This gives us the opportunity to choose between silty and lush-green switchback streams in the open prairie to fishing beneath towering limestone bluffs in hardwood forests. Secret streams? and added a layer for Iowa's coldwater streams. Stocking of brown and rainbow trout began in the late 1800s. The trout streams do not freeze over in the winter months, and are stocked weekly April through October. North and South Bear streams have been ranked the #1 and #2 streams in the state and provide some of the best trout fishing in Iowa. Don't forget to purchase a 2021 trout fee and license. Iowa’s trout season is open all year. Rainbow Trout - Good: Use hair jigs, spinner baits, small shallow water crankbaits for aggressive fish. The state of Iowa has over 50 fishable trout streams, many of which are near us. This pocket-sized guide provides a wealth of information about Clayton County’s 12 spring-fed creeks that comprise over 28 miles of fishable water, three of the state’s 15 most-visited trout streams and one of only three trout rearing stations in Iowa. I just updated the trout fishing Google map with the most up to date DNR data (thank you to Iowa DNR!) As sediment poured into streams over the next century, it could be said that Iowa’s trout hit rock bottom. The daily limit is five trout per licensed angler with a possession limit of ten. Start planning your northeast Iowa trout fishing trips. There are over 100 trout streams in Iowa, and all are situated in the northeast portion of the state. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14973364-iowa-trout-streams https://troutfishinginiowa.wordpress.com/2017/06/21/iowa-trout-map Iowa Trout Streams Paperback – November 1, 2000 by Jene Hughes (Author) 4.1 out of 5 stars 4 ratings. Iowa trout species, began to decline. Our well-stocked streams with excellent numbers of acclimated fish should tempt even the most pessi­ mistic angler. Here's our picks for Iowa's best streams to trout fish in 2017: Clayton County. Not every coldwater stream contains trout, but they may be worth looking at. You bet! Iowa has over 100 miles of trout wa­ Plan a day trip or spend the entire weekend at one of Iowa’s great state parks. t e R d 13 8 h S . About 105 coldwater trout streams await anglers in ten northeast Iowa counties. 1) Bloody Run Creek, 2 miles west of Marquette – lots of wild brown trout with 10- to 12-inch fish common. 1 1 h A v e. A p r i l A v e. A c o r R . An Anglers Companion to the Public Streams & Rivers of Clayton County. At the bottom of the page, I also link to the BioNet (shocking survey) maps by trout species. 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