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Des Moines Fishing

Top Des Moines Fishing Spots

  1. Trees Cedar536
    3/10/2022 3:40:25 PM -

  2. Trees Cedar543
    3/10/2022 3:40:27 PM -

  3. Trees Cedar538
    3/10/2022 3:40:26 PM -

    4/22/2011 11:49:57 PM -
    SAYLORVILLE LAKE IA Recreation Project

    41.703600250 -93.681100240

  5. Trees Cedar564
    3/10/2022 3:40:37 PM -

  6. Ahquabi
    5/19/2011 9:08:27 PM - Ahquabi 41.2897, -93.593

  7. Trees Cedar547
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  8. Trees Cedar545
    3/10/2022 3:40:28 PM -

  9. Trees Cedar533
    3/10/2022 3:40:23 PM -

  10. Trees Cedar566
    3/10/2022 3:40:38 PM -

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Des Moines Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Des Moines, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Black Crappie

  2. Black Crappie

    There is a 50% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 1 Black Crappie counted.

    Des Moines Black Crappie Counts Chart


  3. Channel Catfish

  4. Channel Catfish

    There is a 50% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 1 Channel Catfish counted.

    Des Moines Channel Catfish Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 2 species of fish and 2 fish counted for March around Des Moines.

To date, there are 28 species of fish and a total of 1027 fish counted for Des Moines and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/1/1859 (164 years).

Last Update: 3/29/2023 1:26:25 AM

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Latest Des Moines Fishing Reports

  • white bass
    7/4/2014 8:27:07 AM - white bass are hitting red and white jigs below the spillway at saylorville lake north west of Desmoines Iowa

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Top Des Moines Marinas

  1. Big Creek Marina

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