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Sportsman's Warehouse Ankeny

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Fishing Report For Ankeny

Poor
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Thin ice with large areas of open water. No angling is happening. Central Iowa ice conditions remain in poor condition with areas of open water. Ice fishing is not recommended. For more information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers, call Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885.
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Poor
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
No anglers have been out recently. Most of the main lake is open water. Ice is extremely variable in the northeast arm of the lake. Most remaining ice is unsafe.
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Good
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Ice thickness is 8 to 10 inches in the little lake. Use extreme caution if you venture out on the main lake as areas that were open water are starting to freeze over. Yellow Bass - Fair: Start shallow using a small jig or jigging spoon tipped with several spikes or a waxworm. You have to keep moving to stay on fish. Yellow Perch - Good: Lots of small fish are being caught. If you?re not going to use the fish you catch, please release them. Black Crappie - Fair: Try a jigging spoon tipped with a minnow head in the early morning. Walleye ? Fair: A few walleyes are being caught fishing the rock reefs. Best bite is early morning and evening.
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Poor
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
The current lake level is 905.41 msl. Normal operating elevation is 904.0 msl. Open water conditions on the lake. Lake Rathbun has zebra mussels, so make sure to properly drain, clean, and dry equipment before transporting to another water body.
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Poor
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Some open water. Use caution. No other reports.
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Poor
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Open water. Use caution.
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About Sportsman's Warehouse Ankeny

Open since 2003, Sportsman’s Warehouse in Ankeny, IA is near Saylorville Lake, Des Moines River, and Skunk Rivers. National Gunsmithing services are coming soon! If you like hunting, we’re here to get you all set up with everything you need. Popular pursuits include whitetail deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, and coyote. If fishing is more your speed, we have all of your tackle to catch the bass, bluegill, trout, crappie, catfish, or walleye that you’re after. We also carry plenty of supplies for boating, camping, and archery. Our shop services are available to spool reels, mount and boresight rifle scopes, clean guns, cut arrows, tune bows in our 11-yard archery lane, anything covered by your Firearm Service Plan, and any other equipment you bring in that we have experience with. Whether it’s a cold, snowy winter or a humid summer day, we’ve got the seasonal accessories to fit your outdoor adventure. While you’re in the area, be sure to check out local events like the Iowa State Fair, Ankeny Summerfest, RAGBRAI, Indianola Balloon Festival, Iowa Deer Classic, Tri-State Rodeo, Cinch Rodeo, and the Adel Sweet Corn Festival.