Des Moines (IA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Des Moines (IA)

Catfish,  Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Redear Sunfish,  Rock Bass,  

Des Moines (IA) Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 37   Rivers/Streams: 497   Reservoirs: 64   Others: 35   All: 633

Des Moines (IA) Fishing Spots

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Des Moines (IA) Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Iowa Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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For those interested in fishing Des Moines's lakes, reservoirs and streams, there are some excellent choices including Raccoon River, Scott Street Dam and Dean Lake. Whether you're fishing for Whitefish, Blue Catfish or Northern Pike, or one of the other fish found near Des Moines, 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 Des Moines 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.

Des Moines can be found in the great state of Iowa. More specifically, it can be found at 41.6005439758301 and -93.6091079711914. Explore our pages and find your next fishing spot.