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Pool 17, Mississippi River, Muscatine County

Pool 17, Mississippi River, Muscatine County
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9/17/20 @ 3:28 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
New Moon
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have risen some with the recent rains but are foreacasted to begin falling. Forecasts may change with additional rain in the forecast. Main channel water temperature has fallen to 65-67 degrees. Water clarity is poor. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 6.40 feet and has risen since last week. The recent forecast has tailwater stage falling over the weekend.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling crankbaits or pulling three-way rigs with crawlers.

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits. Also look for white bass on the wingdams.

White Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with minnows under a bobber or jigs and plastics. Areas to try are Big Timber and Cleveland Slough.

Source: Iowa DNR

9/10/20 @ 3:25 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
Last Quarter
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady the past few days. Main channel water temperature is 76-77 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 5.91 feet and has been fairly steady.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling crankbaits or pulling three-way rigs with crawlers.

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits. Also look for white bass on the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/27/20 @ 3:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (71%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady the past few days. Main channel water temperature is around 78 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 5.54 feet and has been fairly steady.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling crankbaits or pulling three-way rigs with crawlers.

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits. Also look for white bass on the wingdams.

Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady the past few days. Main channel water temperature is around 82 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 5.63 feet and has been fairly steady.

Walleye - Fair: Look for walleyes on the wingdams. Try trolling crankbaits or pulling three-way rigs with crawlers.

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits. Also look for white bass on the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/20/20 @ 3:07 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (4%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have fallen close to 2 feet since the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 79 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 16 in Muscatine is 5.41 feet and has been falling.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits. Also look for white bass on the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/13/20 @ 2:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (31%)
Waning Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been rising the past few days but are forecasted to begin falling over the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 77 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwatert stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 8.06 feet and has been rising the past few days. Tailwater stage is forecasted to begin falling over the weekend. The ramp at Big Timber is open. The Kilpeck Landing is also open.

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

White Bass - Good: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/6/20 @ 2:37 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (91%)
Waning Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been falling slowly the past few days but are forecasted to start rising slightly by the end of the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 82 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwatert stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 7.34 feet and has been falling slowly the past few days. The ramp at Big Timber is open. The Kilpeck Landing is also open.

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

White Bass - Good: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/30/20 @ 2:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (83%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been falling slowly the past few days. Main channel water temperature is around 79 degrees and water clarity is fair. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwatert stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 7.92 feet and has been falling slowly the past few days. The ramp at Big Timber is open. The Kilpeck Landing is also open.

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

White Bass - Good: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/23/20 @ 2:31 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (11%)
Waxing Crescent
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. River stages have been falling some the past couple of days. 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.

Tailwatert stage at Lock and Dam 16 in Muscatine is 8.53 feet and had been falling the past few days. The ramp at Big Timber is open. The Kilpeck Landing is also open.

White Bass - Good: Look for white bass up by the dam or down by GPC. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles or snags along the main channel or side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills in the backwaters. Try fishing around brush piles with pieces of worm under a bobber. Places to try are Big Timber or Cleveland Slough.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

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