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Pool 18, Mississippi River, Louisa County

Pool 18, Mississippi River, Louisa County
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9/24/20 @ 3:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (57%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
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.

Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Largemouth Bass - No Report: Look for largemouth bass in Boston Bay or Huron Island compex. Try fishing around fallen trees in the backwaters and sloughs.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 8.04 feet and falling. The recent forecast has tailwater stage falling over the weekend.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

9/17/20 @ 3:31 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.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 7.32 feet and has risen since last week. The recent forecast has tailwater stage falling over the weekend.

Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Largemouth Bass - No Report: Look for largemouth bass in Boston Bay or Huron Island compex. Try fishing around fallen trees in the backwaters and sloughs.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

9/10/20 @ 3:28 AM
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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.

Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 6.42 feet and has been fairly steady.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

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

Largemouth Bass - No Report: Look for largemouth bass in Boston Bay or Huron Island compex. Try fishing around fallen trees in the backwaters and sloughs.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/27/20 @ 3:16 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.

Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 6.39 feet and has been fairly steady.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

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

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.

Channel Catfish - Good: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and side channels. Try fishing with dipbaits or chicken livers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 6.55 feet and has been fairly steady.

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

8/20/20 @ 3:10 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.

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

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 6.38 feet and has been falling.

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

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

White Bass - No Report: Look for white bass at the outlet of Odessa, up by the dam, or on the wingdams. Try casting jigs and twister tails or crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/13/20 @ 2:46 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.

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

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Some largemouth bass are being caught in Boston Bay.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 9.12 feet and has been rising the past few days. Tailwater stage is forecasted to begin falling over the weekend. The Toolsboro ramp is open.

White Bass - Fair: Some white bass are being caught in Belle Pocket. Try casting crankbaits.

Source: Iowa DNR

8/6/20 @ 2:40 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.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 8.64 feet and slowly falling. The Toolsboro ramp is open.

White Bass - Fair: Some white bass are being caught in Belle Pocket. Try casting crankbaits.

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

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Some largemouth bass are being caught in Boston Bay.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/30/20 @ 2:37 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (83%)
Waxing Gibbous
LL Reporter
User since 2/7/20
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.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 9.54 feet and slowly falling. The gates are out at the dam and water clarity is fair. The Toolsboro ramp is open.

White Bass - Fair: Some white bass are being caught in Belle Pocket. Try casting crankbaits.

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

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Some largemouth bass are being caught in Boston Bay.

Source: Iowa DNR

7/23/20 @ 2:34 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.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 17 at New Boston is 10.49 feet. The gates are out at the dam and water clarity is poor.

White Bass - Fair: Some white bass are being caught in Belle Pocket. Try casting crankbaits.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Some largemouth bass are being caught in Boston Bay.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

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