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Pool 16, Mississippi River, Scott County

Pool 16, Mississippi River, Scott County
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11/28/22 @ 4:04 PM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages dropped close to a foot over the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 35 degrees. Tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers has been slow. Backwaters have frozen over with skim ice. Unsafe ice conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities has fallen to 5.66 feet. Backwaters are frozen over with skim ice. Unsafe ice conditions.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes below the Lock and Dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Some walleyes can also be caught trolling three-way rigs on the the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

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11/21/22 @ 4:01 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages have risen some this past week but forecasted to begin falling by the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 42 degrees. Tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers has been slow. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 6.50 feet and forecasted to begin falling over the weekend.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes below the Lock and Dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Some walleyes can also be caught trolling three-way rigs on the the wingdams.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try vertical jigging with minnows or minnows under a bobber around brush piles.

Source: Iowa DNR

11/7/22 @ 3:52 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have fallen slightly this past week. Main channel water temperature is 55 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities has fallen to 3.99 feet. Floodstage is 15 feet. We have not received any reports of tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers this week. The bite should pick up as water temperature starts to drop.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with minnows or casting crankbaits. With the lower water conditions most walleyes are being found out on the tips of the wingdams.

White Crappie - Fair: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber. There are some reports of crappies being caught in Sunset Marina.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/31/22 @ 2:49 PM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have risen some this past week due to recent rains. Main channel water temperature is 55 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities has reached 4.66 feet. Floodstage is 15 feet. We have not received any reports of tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers this week. The bite should pick up as water temperature starts to drop.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with minnows or casting crankbaits. With the lower water conditions most walleyes are being found out on the tips of the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/24/22 @ 2:46 PM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady this past week. Main channel water temperature is 50 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 4.17 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 15 feet. We have not received any reports of tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers this week. The bite should pick up as water temperature starts to drop.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with minnows or casting crankbaits. With the lower water conditions most walleyes are being found out on the tips of the wingdams.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the dam and in Sylvan Slough. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/17/22 @ 2:43 PM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady to falling slowly this past week. Main channel water temperature is 60 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 4.09 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 15 feet. We have not received any reports of tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers this week. The bite should pick up as water temperature starts to drop.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fish with dipbaits, nightcrawlers, or cut shad. Channel catfish can also be caught fishing above the wingdams.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or casting crankbaits. With the lower water conditions most walleyes are being found out on the tips of the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/10/22 @ 2:40 PM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady this past week. Main channel water temperature is 65 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 4.52 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 15 feet. We have not received any reports of tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers this week. The bite should pick up as water temperature starts to drop.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fish with dipbaits, nightcrawlers, or cut shad. Channel catfish can also be caught fishing above the wingdams.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or casting crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/26/22 @ 2:34 PM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady the past couple days. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 74 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 5.08 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber around brush piles. Places to try are Sunset Marina and the Andalusia Islands.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Try fishing for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels in the Andalusia Island complex. Fish with stinkbaits or chicken livers. Channel catfish can also be caught on the upstream side of wingdams.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleye on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Walleye can also be caught on the wingdams trolling three-way rigs with nightcrawlers. Some walleyes are also being caught in Sylvan slough on jigs and plastics.

White Bass - Fair: White bass are being caught in Sunset Marina and Sylvan Slough. Try casting jigs and twister tails. Some white bass can also be caught fishing from shore below the Lock and Dam.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/19/22 @ 2:31 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have risen 1.5 to 2 feet since last weekend. River stage is forecasted to fall over the weekend. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 72 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 5.42 feet and falling. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber around brush piles. Places to try are Sunset Marina and the Andalusia Islands.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Try fishing for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels in the Andalusia Island complex. Fish with stinkbaits or chicken livers. Channel catfish can also be caught on the upstream side of wingdams.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleye on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Walleye can also be caught on the wingdams trolling three-way rigs with nightcrawlers. Some walleyes are also being caught in Sylvan slough on jigs and plastics.

White Bass - Fair: White bass are being caught in Sunset Marina and Sylvan Slough. Try casting jigs and twister tails. Some white bass can also be caught fishing from shore below the Lock and Dam.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/12/22 @ 2:28 PM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber around brush piles. Places to try are Sunset Marina and the Andalusia Islands.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Try fishing for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels in the Andalusia Island complex. Fish with stinkbaits or chicken livers. Channel catfish can also be caught on the upstream side of wingdams.

Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been falling the past few days. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 77 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 15 in the Quad Cities is 4.50 feet and falling. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleye on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Walleye can also be caught on the wingdams trolling three-way rigs with nightcrawlers. Some walleyes are also being caught in Sylvan slough on jigs and plastics.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

White Bass - Fair: White bass are being caught in Sunset Marina and Sylvan Slough. Try casting jigs and twister tails. Some white bass can also be caught fishing from shore below the Lock and Dam.

Source: Iowa DNR

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