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Fishing Report For Ankeny

Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
For information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers contact Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885.09/16 08:29Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Fair: Catch wipers trolling or casting shad imitating crankbaits or spoons. Look for fish breaking th
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Water temperatures in most lakes are in the low 70's. For more information, contact the Black Hawk District office at 712-657-2638.09/16 11:23Black Crappie - Fair: Anglers are picking up some 8-10 inch fish in and around the fish house shelter on Ice Hous
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Water temperatures in most lakes are in the low 70's. For more information, contact the Black Hawk District office at 712-657-2638.09/16 11:23Black Crappie - Fair: Fish with a small jig and minnow in 15 feet of water near woody structure.09/16 11:23Largem
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
For information on the lakes and rivers in north central Iowa, contact the Clear Lake Fish and Wildlife office at 641-357-3517.09/16 07:54Water temperature is in the low 70's. The lake is 3.36 inches low. Twenty three inches water clarity.09/16 07:54Black
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Thu, Sep 16, 2021
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Excellent
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
or information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers contact Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885.09/16 08:29Des Moines River (Saylorville to Red Rock)SouthwestChannel Catfish - Excellent: Catch both Channel Catfish and Flathead Catfish belo
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Good
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Offshore fishing for bass has been very good lately, the panfish/perch bite has also been excellent lately. Area lakes are low making launching and loading boats difficult. The forecast calls for highs in the 70s and 80s but lows in the 50s at night which
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Good
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at 641-647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa.09/16 07:33Black Crappie - Good: Try trolling for suspended crappies over rock piles using small crankbaits. Jigging around submerged structure can also b
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
For information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers contact Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885.09/16 08:29Channel Catfish - Good: Catch catfish drifting cut shad or cut creek chubs at depths of 4 to 10ft in the upper end of the Reservoir
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Good
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
For information on Central Iowa lakes and rivers contact Ben Dodd at 641-891-3795 or Andy Otting at 515-204-5885.09/16 08:29Channel Catfish - Good: Drifting or slow trolling cut creek chubs or gizzard shad in the upper end of the lake has been productive.
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Good
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Offshore fishing for bass has been very good lately, the panfish/perch bite has also been excellent lately. Area lakes are low making launching and loading boats difficult. The forecast calls for highs in the 70s and 80s but lows in the 50s at night which
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Water temperatures in most lakes are in the low 70's. For more information, contact the Black Hawk District office at 712-657-2638.09/16 11:23Channel Catfish - Fair: Use cut bait or dip baits fished on the bottom in areas along shore with rocks or near th
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Water temperature in most Mount Ayr district lakes is in low to mid 70's. For more information, please call the Mount Ayr Fisheries office at 641-464-3108.09/15 03:19Courtesy docks are installed at main boat ramp.09/15 03:19Bluegill - Fair: Try using jigs
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Fair
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Water temperature in most Mount Ayr district lakes is in low to mid 70's. For more information, please call the Mount Ayr Fisheries office at 641-464-3108.09/15 03:19Bluegill - Fair: Try using jigs fished in shallow coves for Bluegill up to 8 inches.09/15
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Good
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Offshore fishing for bass has been very good lately, the panfish/perch bite has also been excellent lately. Area lakes are low making launching and loading boats difficult. The forecast calls for highs in the 70s and 80s but lows in the 50s at night which
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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.