Chad's online fishing journal. Look here for angling notes that will help you catch more fish around Iowa with fly tackle.
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The rain up north this morning looked, on radar, a bit more substantial than yesterday's forecast called for so I went west to the Middle Raccon and am glad I did. Launched at Middle Raccoon access and went upstream. The level, 4 ft., the river a bit green, but visibility 2 ft. or more. This section has many downed trees from prolonged high water in previous years. The smallmouth were concentrated in major pools, Secondary pools and riffle pockets held only 10" o...Read Full Post »
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Launched at Deer Creek access on the Des Moines river above Fort Dodge. Went downstream. The area below Deer creek has rock bluffs and some nice off-current pockets. Right at the mouth of Deer Creek, this little pike hit. I don't think many large pike inhabit the river between Frank Gotch park and Ft. Dodge - the structure isn't conducive, too shallow, rocky and fast and a lack of major, deep, off-current eddies.
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