Council Bluffs (IA) Fishing Reports, Times, Licenses, and Shops

Fish Species Found in the Council Bluffs (IA) Area

Catfish,  Crappie,  Bream/Bluegill,  Carp,  Bullhead,  Flathead Catfish,  Largemouth Bass,  Northern Pike,  Smallmouth Bass,   and 6 more

Bodies of Water near Council Bluffs (IA)

61 Lakes

488 Rivers and Streams

165 Reservoirs

131 other

Council Bluffs Fishing Reports

  "fishing near the mouth. with worms and cutbait, shad very well also. lots..." Indian Creek

  "The walleyes, wipers, and channel catfish found here are stocked by the..." Lake Manawa

  "The Mosquito is one of the best fishing spots in Council Bluffs. There's..." Mosquito Creek

Council Bluffs (IA) Fishing Spots

Base Lake 10.2 miles
Big Elk Creek 9.5 miles
Big Lake 2.2 miles
Carter Lake 4 miles
Carter Lake 3.9 miles
Cole Creek 9 miles
Copper Creek 9.2 miles
Crescent Creek 7.1 miles
Deer Creek 11.9 miles
Exley Dam 12.2 miles
Exley Reservoir 12.2 miles
Folsom Lake 12.4 miles
Hanthorn Lake 5.8 miles
Henchal Creek 8.5 miles
Honey Creek 11.7 miles
Indian Creek 5.1 miles
Iowa Lake 2.2 miles
Jungbluth Dam 10.6 miles
Lake Manawa 3.9 miles
Lapworth Creek 6.9 miles
Lonergan Dam 12 miles
Mamie Creek 11.4 miles
McCarthy Dam 11 miles
Mill Creek 7.8 miles
Mud Creek 9.5 miles
Pigeon Creek 4.2 miles
Ponca Creek 8.1 miles
Sandpiper Cove 2.2 miles
Simon Run 8.7 miles
Snake Creek 11.5 miles
The Narrows 3 miles
The Narrows 3 miles
Thomas Creek 10.3 miles
Tree Lake 10 miles
Walnut Creek 12.3 miles
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Iowa Fishing Licenses

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For those interested in fishing Council Bluffs's lakes, reservoirs and streams, there are some excellent choices including Indian Creek, Little Keg Creek and Henchal Creek. Whether you're fishing for Sunfish, Largemouth Bass or White Bass, or one of the other fish found near Council Bluffs, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spin casting gear out and find your new favorite fishing spot near Council Bluffs in state. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, records for a location, photos, videos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and much more.

Council Bluffs can be found in the great state of Iowa. More specifically, it can be found at 41.2619438171387 and -95.8611221313477. Explore our pages and find your next fishing spot.