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Fishing Report For Ankeny

Fair
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
As of January 13 ice near the main parking lot was 6 to 8 inches.Rainbow Trout - Good: Trout were stocked on January 13. Catch trout fishing jigging spoons or panfish jigs tipped with waxworms. Strat by trying within 100ft from shore.
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Poor
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
On January 13 Big Creek ice near the accesses was 7 inches with areas of 4 inches mid-lake. There was a new seam of thin ice to open water just south of the 100th St. boat ramp.Black Crappie - Slow: Catch crappies in the evenings fishing live minnows or w
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Fair
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Ice conditions vary and can change quickly from one area to another; use caution and check thickness often if venturing out. Most ice in the district is between 5 -10 inches with the occasional pocket of open water, seam, or thin ice in the main basins. F
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Fair
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Black Crappie - Slow:Walleye - Slow: The best bite is the near sunset.Yellow Bass - Fair: Yellows are biting on a variety of baits. Use your electronics to locate the fish and stay mobile. The best bite is a half hour before sunset.Yellow Perch - Excellen
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Poor
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Very few anglers have been fishing. Ice has been forming but it is not thick enough to fish on in most locations. Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at 641-647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa.
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Fair
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Walleye - Fair: Catch walleyes below the Red Rock dam casting jigs baited with shad imitating plastics or shiners.Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Fair: Catch wipers below the Red Rock dam casting jigs baited with shad imitating plastics or shiners.
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Fair
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Most Mount Ayr district lakes have variable ice conditions ranging from 3-7 inches of ice. The recent warm weather has deteriorated the top couple inches of ice. If you decide to venture out on the ice, use extreme caution and drill test holes often. Limi
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Concealed Carry Classes from Legal Heat at Sportsman's Warehouse
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
Legal Heat offers concealed carry courses at many of our stores, classes are being scheduled and updated regularly. Click the link to find the next class at your local Sportsman's Warehouse! Legal Heat is one of the nation's leading firearms instruction and firearms law publishing firms. Since its founding in 2006, Legal Heat has qualified more than 150,000 people for their concealed carry permits. Legal Heat's CCW course curriculum has been developed by some of the nation's top firearms law attorneys who are firearms instructors themselves. All Legal Heat instructors are highly experienced experts in the safe and legal use of firearms and have legal, military, law, or other related professional backgrounds, and are insured and certified. Legal Heat specializes in offering non-intimidating CCW classes that deliver an exceptional amount of information in an entertaining format that makes getting CCW permits a pleasure and not a chore.
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Learn More & Apply for an Explorewards Credit Card!
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
Earn 5 points for every $1 spent at Sportsman's Warehouse and Sportsmans.com when using the Explorewards Credit Card! Click the link to learn more and apply today! GET REWARDED. GEAR UP. GO EXPLORE.
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Local Firearm Dealer Shipping Program
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
For those who may not be lucky enough to live nearby any of our stores (yet), we've started a new Local Firearm Dealer Shipping Program so you can have any of our online guns shipped to a participating FFL dealer in your area. Of course, we're still offering free Ship-to-Store from our online store to any of our retail stores that are in your neighborhood.
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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 now available! 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.