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