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Des Moines Fishing



Top Des Moines Fishing Spots

  1. Trees Cedar536
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  2. Trees Cedar543
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  3. Trees Cedar538
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  4. SAYLORVILLE LAKE IA
    4/22/2011 11:49:57 PM -
    SAYLORVILLE LAKE IA Recreation Project


    41.703600250 -93.681100240


  5. Trees Cedar564
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  6. Ahquabi
    5/19/2011 9:08:27 PM - Ahquabi 41.2897, -93.593


  7. Trees Cedar547
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  8. Trees Cedar545
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  9. Trees Cedar533
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  10. Trees Cedar566
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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. Redear Sunfish

  2. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 25% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 2 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Des Moines Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

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  3. Striped Bass

  4. Striped Bass

    There is a 25% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 2 Striped Bass counted.

    Des Moines Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

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  5. Warmouth

  6. Warmouth

    There is a 25% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 2 Warmouth counted.

    Des Moines Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

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  7. Gizzard Shad

  8. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 12.5% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 1 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Des Moines Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

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  9. Muskie

  10. Muskie

    There is a 12.5% catch rate for Muskie, based on 1 Muskie counted.

    Des Moines Muskie Counts Chart
    Muskie

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Recommendations above based on 5 species of fish and 8 fish counted for December 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 (163 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 12:17:40 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
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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  1. Big Creek Marina


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