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  1. Conservation Forum
    Nebraska proposes to alter its duck seasons and their waterfowling expert is travelling across Nebraska to get direct hunter input - more than 10 meetings with waterfowlers. Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Kansas and Minnesota already have altered their dates and zone structures...
  2. Conservation Forum
    Missouri River Funding Battle Funding for the Missouri River Recovery Program remains largely unchanged for the rest of fiscal year 2012, which ends September 30th. In the recently passed omnibus spending bill the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP) received $71.43 million. The 2012...
  3. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Ice has formed at the south boat ramp, but no one has been out on it yet. Everything else is still open water, even at the north end. Bacon Creek Lake There was about 5 inches of ice on Bacon Creek last weekend, with weak areas near the cattails. Anglers should use...
  4. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Anglers report punching through the ice near shore with their boots. Travel on the ice is not advised. Bluegill - Slow: Anglers report marking a lot of fish but very little action. Fish are biting lightly. Brushy Creek Lake Ice has been forming in the...
  5. Ducks Unlimited
    The Iowa State University chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be holding their annual banquet on Sunday October 23rd at Quality Inn & Suites in Ames. Over the past three years this chapter has been part of the Sweet 16, the top 16 college chapters in the nation. Last year we came in 11th and...
  6. The Lodge
    I just want to know why it seems that everyone doesn't like BSU? Yeah I know they played in the WAC and now they switched to the MWC, AND I think it will be only a matter of time til my team goes to the Pac 12, but I think it will be aa few years til they get more of a depth chart to keep up...
  7. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Bluegill fishing has really slowed down. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Panfish have slowed down, but bass fishing has picked up. Bluegill - Slow: The bluegill fishing has been slow, but the ones that are caught are big. Try...
  8. Taxidermy Forum
    enjoy;)
  9. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Some medium size bluegills are still being caught. Try a small jig and a small piece of night crawler or a just a small piece of crawler under a bobber from the dam. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Bass and bluegill are starting...
  10. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Some medium size bluegills are still being caught. Try using a small jig and a small piece of night crawler or a just a small piece of crawler under a bobber from the dam. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Bass and bluegill are...
  11. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Anglers are catching 8 to 9-inch bluegills at Nelson Park. Try using a small jig and wax worm or a small piece of night crawler. Oldham Lake Anglers are doing well for bluegill in the 6 to 9-inch size range and crappie in the 7 to 9-inch size range...
  12. Fishing Forum
    I heard there was a new state record caught at the lakes this weekend anyone hear anything about it?
  13. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake 8 to 10-inch bluegills were being caught out of Nelson Park earlier in the week. Crawford Creek Impoundment Anglers fishing earlier in the week had little luck. Bacon Creek Lake Anglers are still catching quite a few trout at Bacon Creek...
  14. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Not a lot of fishing activity. The water is fairly turbid right now from last weekend’s rain. Storm Lake (including Little Storm Lake) Water temperature is around 53 degrees. The dredging operation on Storm Lake will begin next week. Anglers and...
  15. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Crawford Creek is open. Few anglers have been out fishing. Badger Lake Ice went out on Badger Lake on March 21. Bacon Creek Lake 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 8. Anglers need a trout stamp in addition to their...
  16. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Crawford Creek is open. Few anglers have been out fishing. Badger Lake Ice went out on Badger Lake on March 21. Brushy Creek Lake There is very little ice left on the lake. Bacon Creek Lake Fifteen hundred rainbow trout were stocked January 8...
  17. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Stay off the ice as conditions are extremely poor. Bacon Creek Lake 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 8. Anglers need a trout stamp in addition to their regular fishing license to fish for or keep trout. Daily limit of trout is 5...
  18. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment There is about 12 inches of ice. Anglers have been catching decent numbers of panfish through the ice. One group reported harvesting over 80 bluegills, 8 to 9 inches in length last weekend. Bluegill - Fair: The best bite is in the early morning. If...
  19. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Ice conditions are not safe. Bacon Creek Lake 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 8. Anglers need a trout stamp in addition to their regular fishing license to fish for or keep trout. There is a 5 trout daily limit. Storm Lake (including Little...
  20. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment There is water standing on the ice and conditions are getting sloppy. Bluegill - Slow: Some bluegills are being caught on wax worms fishing in 10 to 20 feet of water. Brushy Creek Lake Few fish are being caught. Ice conditions remain fair on the main...
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