The Highlandville area has over 1,000 acres of state owned public hunting land. Stocking of brown and rainbow trout began in the late 1800s. Our well-stocked streams with excellent numbers of acclimated fish should tempt even the most pessi­ mistic angler. As sediment poured into streams over the next century, it could be said that Iowa’s trout hit rock bottom. NORTHEAST IOWA TROUT FISHING Along Iowa's many trout streams nestled in the rugged limestone valleys of northeast Iowa, fishermen from all the midwest come to enjoy the fine trout fishing. Here's our picks for Iowa's best streams to trout fish in 2017: Clayton County. Many streams maintain excellent populations of Brown Trout and stocked catchable size Rainbow Trout. $919.00: $987.25: Paperback, November 1, 2000 — — $374.69: Mass Market Paperback Plan a day trip or spend the entire weekend at one of Iowa’s great state parks. FISHING LICENSES & Trout STAMPS. t e R d 13 8 h S . North and South Bear streams have been ranked the #1 and #2 streams in the state and provide some of the best trout fishing in Iowa. Iowa's trout season remains open all year. The interesting thing about this state’s trout fisheries is that most of them run through private land, and public access is provided to fishermen through agreements between the landowners and the DNR. Iowa’s trout streams are too. This pocket-sized guide provides a wealth of information about Clayton County’s 12 spring-fed creeks that comprise over 28 miles of fishable water, three of the state’s 15 most-visited trout streams and one of only three trout rearing stations in Iowa. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $919.00 . For example, in 1980, only six Iowa streams were sustain-ing a trout population naturally. More accurately, the trout hit mud bottom. Iowa trout species, began to decline. An Anglers Companion to the Public Streams & Rivers of Clayton County. The daily limit is five trout per licensed angler with a possession limit of ten. Start planning your northeast Iowa trout fishing trips. You bet! c o r n h R d 37 8 t h St. l p RESTRICTIVE REGULATION (RR) STREAMS are open to the public and can only A v e. m is o n R d. d County Recorders office. Rainbow Trout - Good: Use hair jigs, spinner baits, small shallow water crankbaits for aggressive fish. https://troutfishinginiowa.wordpress.com/2017/06/21/iowa-trout-map Iowa Trout Streams Paperback – November 1, 2000 by Jene Hughes (Author) 4.1 out of 5 stars 4 ratings. Anglers need to have a valid fishing license and pay the trout fee to fish for or possess trout. I just updated the trout fishing Google map with the most up to date DNR data (thank you to Iowa DNR!) At the bottom of the page, I also link to the BioNet (shocking survey) maps by trout species. The saying "trout don't live in ugly places" is especially true in Iowa. and added a layer for Iowa's coldwater streams. Iowa’s trout season is open all year. The state of Iowa has over 50 fishable trout streams, many of which are near us. 1 1 h A v e. A p r i l A v e. A c o r R . See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. About 105 coldwater trout streams await anglers in ten northeast Iowa counties. L v K A v e. m p r i a l R. H i l l R d. River Bluffs Scenic Byway (Paved) Ei s e n h o wer Rd. Iowa has over 100 miles of trout wa­ Secret streams? Plenty of fish remain in stream over winter. Not every coldwater stream contains trout, but they may be worth looking at. There are over 100 trout streams in Iowa, and all are situated in the northeast portion of the state. 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