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Pool 17, Mississippi River, Muscatine County

Pool 17, Mississippi River, Muscatine County
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9/22/21 @ 2:16 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages are forecasted to slowly fall over the weekend. Main channel water temperature is 75 degrees and water clarity is fair. Use caution when boating on the river due to low water conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 4.26 feet. Tailwater stage is forecasted to slowly fall over the weekend.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or dipbaits. Some channel catfish can also be caught fishing the wingdams.

White Crappie - Slow: Look for crappies in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles. Try fishing with minnows under a bobber or jigs and plastics. Places to try are Big Timber and Cleveland Slough.

Largemouth Bass - No Report: Look for largemouth bass in the backwaters and side channels around brush piles and logs. Try spinnerbaits or plastics.

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

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/8/21 @ 2:10 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages have risen 3-4 feet with recent rains. Main channel water temperature is around 79 degrees and water clarity is poor. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with stinkbait or crawlers. Some channel catfish can also be caught fishing upstream of the wingdams.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 7.81 feet and rising. Tailwater stage is forecasted to reach 9 feet by the weekend. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - No Report: Walleye can be caught on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Trolling three-way rigs with crawlers can also catch fish.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass in current seams chasing minnows. Try casting jigs and twisters or inline spinners. Areas to try are the outfalls at GPC, wingdams, and rocky points.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/1/21 @ 2:07 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages have risen slightly with the recent rains. Main channel water temperature is around 82 degrees and water clarity is fair. Boaters should use caution with the low water conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with stinkbait or crawlers. Some channel catfish can also be caught fishing upstream of the wingdams.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine has risen to 3.75 feet. Tailwater stage is forecasted to stay fairly steady the next few days.

Walleye - No Report: Walleye can be caught on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Trolling three-way rigs with crawlers can also catch fish.

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass in current seams chasing minnows. Try casting jigs and twisters or inline spinners. Areas to try are the outfalls at GPC, wingdams, and rocky points.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

8/25/21 @ 1:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: River stages have been falling the past few days. Main channel water temperature is around 80 degrees and water clarity is fair. Boaters should use caution with the low water conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 5.21 feet and falling. Tailwater stage is forecasted to keep falling.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with stinkbait or crawlers. Some channel catfish can also be caught fishing upstream of the wingdams.

Walleye - No Report: Walleye can be caught on the wingdams. Try casting or trolling crankbaits. Trolling three-way rigs with crawlers can also catch fish.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass in current seams chasing minnows. Try casting jigs and twisters or inline spinners. Areas to try are the outfalls at GPC, wingdams, and rocky points.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/3/21 @ 3:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River levels have been on the fall the past few days. Main channel water temperature is 85 degrees. Water clarity has been fair. Boaters should use caution on the river with the low water conditions. Fishing is being reported as 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 16 in Muscatine is 3.51 feet and forecasted to reach 4.8 feet by the middle of next week. Floodstage is 15 feet. Boaters should use caution on the river with the low water conditions.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

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

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Channel catfish can also be caught anchoring above the wingdams and fishing with crawlers or stinkbait.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/27/21 @ 3:10 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River levels have been on the fall the past few days. Main channel water temperature is 82 degrees. Water clarity has been fair. Boaters should use caution on the river with the low water conditions. Fishing is being reported as slow. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Channel catfish can also be caught anchoring above the wingdams and fishing with crawlers or stinkbait.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 3.45 feet and falling. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

7/13/21 @ 2:58 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been falling the past few days. Main channel water temperature is 83 degrees and water clarity has been good. Boaters should use caution on the river with the low water conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 4.48 feet and falling. Floodstage is 15 feet.

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

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Channel catfish can also be caught anchoring above the wingdams and fishing with crawlers or stinkbait.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/6/21 @ 2:55 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Channel catfish can also be caught anchoring above the wingdams and fishing with crawlers or stinkbait.

Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been rising with the recent rains. The river has muddied up some with the recent rains. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 5.32 feet and forecasted to reach 5.6 feet by Friday. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

6/29/21 @ 2:52 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages continue to fall. Main channel water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 77 degrees. Boaters should use caution when out on the river due to low water levels. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels. Channel catfish can also be caught anchoring above the wingdams and fishing with crawlers or stinkbait.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 3.84 feet and falling. Boaters should use caution on the river due to low river levels. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

White Crappie - No Report: With the warmer water temperatures look for crappies in brush piles in the side channels. Try fishing with jigs and minnows or minnows under a bobber.

Source: Iowa DNR

6/15/21 @ 2:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have fallen close to 2 feet in the past few days. Main channel water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 80 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - Fair: Look for bluegills in the backwaters around brush piles. Try fishing with pieces of worm under a bobber.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish along rocky shorelines. Try fishing with nightcrawlers or leeches under a bobber. Also look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel or side channels.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 4.95 feet and forecasted to stay fairly steady through the weekend. Floodstage is 15 feet.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling three-way rigs with crawlers or trolling crankbaits. Walleyes can also be caught trolling crankbaits along GPC.

White Crappie - Fair: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing with jigs and plastics or minnows under a bobber around brush piles. Places to try are Big Timber and Cleveland Slough.

Source: Iowa DNR

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