Trout fishing in Iowa is limited to rainbows, brook and brown
trout. There are 44 managed trout fisheries in the state. See a
list of Iowa trout
fishing streams from the Iowa Department of Natural
Trout Fishing Waters In Iowa
None of the major lakes in Iowa harbor a population of trout.
The state record brook trout was caught in Fountain Springs Creek,
the state record brown trout came from North Prairie Lake and
boasts the state record rainbow trout. Visit the Iowa Department
of Natural Resources website for details regarding trout
stocking in Iowa.
Trout Fishing Organizations & Resources
The states list to the left can direct you to information about
trout fishing in other states.
All About Fishing for Trout in Iowa.