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Bass fishing at Kent Park Lake, Johnson County, IA
Bass fishing at Kent Park Lake, Johnson County, IA
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Iowa's county conservation system sports more than 342 lakes and ponds, 676 stream or river accesses and thousands of acres of water for visitors to hook into some of the state's finest angling opportunities. From the pristine spring-fed trout streams in NE Iowa to thunderous reservoirs in Central and Southern Iowa, you can fly fish for the beautiful brown or rainbow trout or wrestle with northern pike, large mouth bass or river sturgeon & catfish. Many of the lakes and ponds under county conservation supervision have great watershed management providing crystal clear waters for all types of outdoor recreation. For a complete listing of fishing regulations, visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website for additional information. Enjoy your fishing, and of course, the subsequent fish stories you will have to tell!

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» Lake Icaria - Adams County
» Lake Orient Recreation Area - Adair County
» 265th Street Bridge Access - Story County
» Lande River Conservation Area - Winnebago County
» 4th Pumping Plant Recreation Area - Des Moines County
» Lekwa Access - Story County
» Ackerson-Easterly Wildlife Area - Chickasaw County
» Ahart Rudd Natural Resource Area - Crawford County
» Linn Grove Dam Area - Buena Vista County
» Alton Roadside Park - Sioux County
» Linn Grove Park - Cerro Gordo County
» Ambroson Recreation Area - Winnebago County
» Little Cedar Wildlife Area - Floyd County
» Anderson Addition to Cutshall Area - Buchanan County
» Little River Recreation Area - Decatur County
» Anderson Canoe Access - Story County
» Little Sioux Park - Woodbury County
» Annett Nature Center and Park - Warren County
» Little Wall Lake Park - Hamilton County
» Arney Bend Wildlife Area - Marshall County
» Marion County Park - Marion County
» Askew Bridge/Cambridge Pond - Story County
» Martin Access - Cherokee County
» Averydale Access - Cerro Gordo County
» Matsell Bridge Natural Area - Linn County
» Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area - Warren County
» McFarland Park - Story County
» Beaver Meadows - Butler County
» McFarlane Park - Black Hawk County
» Becker Wildlife Area - Webster County
» McKeown Bridge River Access - Muscatine County
» Bennett Access - Mitchell County
» Meadow Wildlife Area - Plymouth County
» Bennett Access - Carroll County
» Meier Memorial Marsh - Webster County
» Benton City Park - Benton County
» Mickey Fox Area - Buchanan County
» Big Hollow Recreation Area - Des Moines County
» Middle River Forest Area - Adair County
» Big Sioux Park - Plymouth County
» Midway Park - Woodbury County
» Big Sioux Recreation Area - Sioux County
» Mike Zack Wildlife Area - Cerro Gordo County
» Bigelow Park - Brown's Lake - Woodbury County
» Mill Creek Park - O'Brien County
» Black Hawk Park - Black Hawk County
» Millsite River Access - Plymouth County
» Blair Meadows Preserve - Cerro Gordo County
» Moeller Wildlife Area - Sioux County
» Blue-Bill Wildlife Area - Cerro Gordo County
» Moorehead Pioneer Park - Ida County
» Boerjan Wildlife Area - Mitchell County
» Moorland Pond - Webster County
» Boies Bend Area - Buchanan County
» Mormon Trail Park - Adair County
» Boyd's Bend - Plymouth County
» Nassau Wildlife Area - Sioux County
» Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course - Hamilton County
» Nelson Park - Crawford County
» Buffalo Creek Wildlife Area - Buchanan County
» Newton Township Natural Area - Buchanan County
» C.J. Shreck Access - Story County
» Nieman Wildlife Area - Winnebago County
» Carlson Recreation Area - Webster County
» Nodaway Wildlife Area - Cass County
» Cedar Bridge Park - Mitchell County
» Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park - Sioux County
» Cedar River Greenbelt Trail - Mitchell County
» Otranto Park - Mitchell County
» Chain Lakes Natural Area - Linn County
» Otranto Wildlife Area - Mitchell County
» Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt - Polk County
» Otter Creek Lake & Park - Tama County
» Claybanks Forest - Cerro Gordo County
» Otter Creek Roadside Park - Buchanan County
» Otter Creek Wildlife Preserve - Buchanan County
» Cold Springs Park - Cass County
» Colwell Park - Floyd County
» Pammel State Park - Madison County
» Cortright Wildlife Area - Buchanan County
» Peterson Park - Story County
» Peterson Park Access - Story County
» Criss Cove - Madison County
» Pine Creek Area - Buchanan County
» Cutshall Area - Buchanan County
» Pinicon Alders Wildlife Area - Mitchell County
» Dahle Park - Winnebago County
» Prairie Heritage Center - O'Brien County
» Dakins Lake - Story County
» Prairie Pond - Webster County
» Daniel Davis Timber - Carroll County
» Dawson Boat Ramp - Dallas County
» Rauk-Rasmussen Tract - Winnebago County
» Deep Lakes Park - Muscatine County
» Redfield Dam - Dallas County
» Deer Creek - Webster County
» Remington Boat Launch - Harrison County
» Discovery Park - Muscatine County
» Riverside Park - Carroll County
» Dog Creek Park - O'Brien County
» Riverside Park - Mitchell County
» Douma Park - O'Brien County
» Driscolls Island - Jackson County
» Roberts Creek Park - Marion County
» E.C. Lippke Wetland - Plymouth County
» Robison Wildlife Acres - Story County
» Easter Lake Park - Polk County
» Rock Creek Marina & Campground - Clinton County
» F.W. Kent Park - Johnson County
» Rock Creek Wildlife Area - Mitchell County
» Fairview Area - Sioux County
» Rock River Access/Area - Sioux County
» Fairview Wildlife Complex - Sioux County
» Rock Sioux Access - Sioux County
» Faulkner's Access - Henry County
» Rodgers Park - Benton County
» Fellowship Forest - Madison County
» Sand Creek Area - Buchanan County
» Sand Lake Recreation Area - Marshall County
» Floyd River Wildlife Complex A - Sioux County
» Sandy Hollow Recreation Area - Sioux County
» Floyd River Wildlife Complex B - Sioux County
» Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area - Muscatine County
» Floyd River Wildlife Complex C - Sioux County
» Sawmill Hollow Wildlife Area - Harrison County
» Fontana Park - Buchanan County
» Schaben Park - Harrison County
» Forest Reserve - Marshall County
» Schley Park - Harrison County
» Fort Des Moines Park - Polk County
» Shellrock River Greenbelt and Preserve - Cerro Gordo County
» Fowler Forest - Woodbury County
» Siems Park - Kossuth County
» Francis Park - Mitchell County
» Sioux Dam Wildlife Area - Harrison County
» Frogville Access - Buchanan County
» Skunk River Greenbelt - Story County
» Furrow Access - Marshall County
» Sleepy Hollow - Story County
» Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake - Buena Vista County
» Slip Bluff Park - Decatur County
» Garfield Wildlife Area - Sioux County
» Smith Lake Park - Kossuth County
» Gates Bridge Access - Floyd County
» Snyder Bend Park - Woodbury County
» Gedney Lake - Muscatine County
» Soper's Mill - Story County
» Glissman Conservation Area - Dallas County
» South Cedar Natural Area - Linn County
» Goose Pond Natural Area - Linn County
» South Cove Park - Buena Vista County
» Grammer Grove Wildlife Area - Marshall County
» Southeast Wildwood - Plymouth County
» Grant Park - Warren County
» Split Rock Park - Chickasaw County
» Green Castle Recreation Area - Marshall County
» Spring Creek Preserve - Cerro Gordo County
» Gruis Recreation Area - Winnebago County
» Strand Park - Cerro Gordo County
» Guye Woods - Madison County
» Sturchler Pit Area - Buena Vista County
» Gypsum City OHV Park - Webster County
» Swan Lake State Park - Carroll County
» Hankens Wildlife Area - Buena Vista County
» Talty Wildlife Area - Adams County
» Hickory Grove Park - Story County
» Thomas Mitchell Park - Polk County
» Hickory Hills Park - Black Hawk County
» Hickory Hills Park - Warren County
» Three Bridges County Park - Marshall County
» Hills Access - Johnson County
» Three Elms Area and Access - Buchanan County
» Hillview Recreation Area - Plymouth County
» Three Mile Recreational Area - Union County
» Hogsback Wildlife Area Annex - Winnebago County
» Three Waters Wildlife Area - Buena Vista County
» Timmons Grove Park - Marshall County
» Hurstville Fishing Pond - Jackson County
» Tjossem Park - O'Brien County
» Hurstville Interpretive Center - Jackson County
» Tosanak Recreation Area - Floyd County
» Ingebretson Park - Cerro Gordo County
» Inkpaduta Access - Woodbury County
» Troy Mills Wapsi Access - Buchanan County
» Interstate Park - Mitchell County
» Vande Weerd Pit - Sioux County
» Iranistan Wildlife Area - Cass County
» Wapsipinicon River Access - Buchanan County
» Iron Bridge Access - Buchanan County
» Water's Edge Nature Center - Kossuth County
» Jack Shuger Memorial Park - Muscatine County
» West Idlewild Campground - Floyd County
» Jensen/Kvale Tract - Winnebago County
» West Lake Park - Scott County
» Jester, Lewis A., Park - Polk County
» White Wildlife Area - Cerro Gordo County
» Kennedy Memorial Park - Webster County
» Wilkinson Pioneer Park - Cerro Gordo County
» Kingfisher Hollow - Cerro Gordo County
» Willow Lake Recreation Area - Harrison County
» Koutny Pond/Hoffman Woods - Buchanan County
» Winnebago River Recreation Area - Winnebago County
» Kuhn Wildlife Area - Cerro Gordo County
» Winnebago River Water Trail - Winnebago County
» Winterfeld Pond - Sioux County
» Lake Hendricks - Howard County
» Yellow Banks Park - Polk County
» Lake Meyer Park and Campground - Winneshiek County
» Yellow Smoke Park - Crawford County

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