Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers. There have been reports of channel catfish being caught around the wingdams along Credit Island on stinkbait.
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been falling after the recent rise due to rain. Main channel water temperature is 67 degrees. 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 7.73 feet and has been falling. The recent forecast has the river falling over the weekend.
Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling crankbaits or three-way rigs with pieces of crawler. There have been reports of some walleyes being caught around the mouth of Sunset Marina.
White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing in Sunset Marina or Andalusia Island Complex with jigs and plastics or minnows.
Source: Iowa DNR