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April 4, 2014

Southeast Iowa Fishing Report

Hannen Lake

The lake is now ice free but no fishing reports are available.

Iowa Lake

The lake is ice free and the dock is in. There has been a little fishing activity but no fishing reports are available.

Kent Park Lake

The lake is ice free and there has been a little fishing activity but no reports are available.

Lake Macbride

The lake is now ice free but no boat docks are in yet. No fishing reports are available.

Central Park Lake

The lake is ice free but nobody has been fishing yet.

Pleasant Creek Lake

We have received no information regarding fishing on this water body this week.

Diamond Lake

The lake is ice free and the boat dock is in. The fishing cleaning station and boat ramp restroom is now open as well. There has been very little fishing activity and no fishing reports are available.

Otter Creek Lake

The lake is now ice free but no fishing reports are available.

Coralville Reservoir

The lake level has reached 679.3 feet (normal spring drawdown pool level). The lake is ice free but no docks are in at the ramps yet. Channel Catfish - Fair: Some fish are being caught up by the 965/380 bridges. Shad guts/fillets have been working best.

Iowa River (Coralville Lake to River Junction)

The area below the Coralville Dam is open but is dirty from the lake being drawn down. Outflow on April 3 is approximately 1,300 CFS. There has been some fishing activity but no reports are available.

Cedar River (Cedar Rapids to Moscow)

There has been some fishing activity below the dams. Channel Catfish - Fair:

Wapsi River (Troy Mills to Oxford Junction)

The Pinicon Ridge backwaters are open. The boat ramp at Pinicon Ridge is open. The boat ramp at Wapikada is still closed. The boat ramp at Troy Mills is open. The boat ramp at Matsell Bridge is open. Walleye - Slow: There has been some fishing activity below the Central City dam.

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