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

Fish Species Found in the Des Moines (IA) Area

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

Bodies of Water near Des Moines (IA)

37 Lakes

497 Rivers and Streams

64 Reservoirs

35 other

Des Moines (IA) Fishing Spots

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Iowa Fishing Licenses

Join us as we discuss the Iowa Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. 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, Dean Lake and Grays Lake. Whether you're fishing for Catfish, Blue Catfish or Sucker, 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.