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Pool 19, Mississippi River, Lee County

Pool 19, Mississippi River, Lee County
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11/28/22 @ 10:55 AM
FISHING REPORT
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages dropped close to a foot over the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 35 degrees. Tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers has been slow. Backwaters have frozen over with skim ice. Unsafe ice conditions. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 2.86 feet and forecasted to fall over the weekend. We have not received any fishing reports for this pool this week. Unsafe ice conditions.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Some walleyes can also be caught on the wingdams.

Source: Iowa DNR

11/21/22 @ 10:52 AM
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LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19: Tailwater stages have risen some this past week but forecasted to begin falling by the weekend. Main channel water temperature is around 42 degrees. Tailwater fishing for walleyes and saugers has been 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 18 above Burlington is 2.86 feet and forecasted to fall over the weekend. We have not received any fishing reports for this pool this week.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows.

Walleye - No Report: Look for walleyes below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows or trolling three-way rigs with minnows. Some walleyes can also be caught on the wingdams.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

11/7/22 @ 10:46 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have fallen slightly this past week. Main channel water temperature is 55 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 1.39 feet. Floodstage is 10 feet. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for walleye and saugers.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

10/31/22 @ 9:43 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have risen some this past week due to recent rains. Main channel water temperature is 55 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 1.58 feet. Floodstage is 10 feet. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for walleye and saugers.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

10/24/22 @ 9:37 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady this past week. Main channel water temperature is 50 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been slow. River conditions are low so use caution when boating. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 1.20 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 10 feet. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for walleye and saugers.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

10/17/22 @ 9:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady to falling slowly this past week. Main channel water temperature is 60 degrees and water clarity is fair. Tailwater fishing for walleye and sauger has been 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 18 above Burlington is 1.28 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 10 feet. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for walleye and saugers.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and sides channels. Try fishing with stinkbaits, nightcrawlers, or cut shad. Channel catfish can also be caught fishing above the wingdams.

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

Sauger - No Report: Look for saugers below the Lock and Dam. Try vertical jigging with minnows.

Source: Iowa DNR

10/10/22 @ 9:28 AM
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USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady this past week. Main channel water temperature is 65 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 18 above Burlington is 1.53 feet and has been fairly steady. Floodstage is 10 feet. We have not received any tailwater fishing reports for walleye and saugers.

Channel Catfish - No Report: Look for channel catfish around brush piles and snags along the main channel and sides channels. Try fishing with stinkbaits, nightcrawlers, or cut shad. Channel catfish can also be caught fishing above the wingdams.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

9/26/22 @ 9:16 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been fairly steady the past couple days. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 74 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

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

Channel Catfish - No Report: Fish for channel catfish around snags and brush piles along the main channel and side channels. Fish with stinkbait or nightcrawlers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 2.05 feet and has been fairly steady the past couple days. Floodstage is 10 feet. River stage at Fort Madison is 525.40 feet.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

9/19/22 @ 9:13 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have risen 1.5 to 2 feet since last weekend. River stage is forecasted to fall over the weekend. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 72 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

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

Channel Catfish - No Report: Fish for channel catfish around snags and brush piles along the main channel and side channels. Fish with stinkbait or nightcrawlers.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 2.37 feet and falling. Floodstage is 10 feet.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

9/12/22 @ 9:07 AM
FISHING REPORT
LL Reporter
USER SINCE 2/7/20
Mississippi River Pools 16-19. Tailwater stages have been falling the past few days. Water clarity is fair. Main channel water temperature is around 77 degrees. If you have questions on fishing Pools 16-19 contact the Fairport Fish Hatchery at 563-263-5062.

Tailwater stage at Lock and Dam 18 above Burlington is 1.45 feet and falling. Floodstage is 10 feet. River stage at Ft. Madison is 525.36 feet and floodstage is 528.0 feet.

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

Channel Catfish - No Report: Fish for channel catfish around snags and brush piles along the main channel and side channels. Fish with stinkbait or nightcrawlers.

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

Source: Iowa DNR

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