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Old 07-29-2013, 08:26 AM
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Default Re: Fly Fishing NE Iowa

Originally Posted by diamond rush View Post
Seconding this. Iowa takes the approach of extensively stocking the streams. Minnesota takes the approach of improving streams to hold more wild trout.

I think they go a bit overboard and create what I think of as "Trout Themeparks" like Trout Run and parts of Whitewater. But people seem to love 'em. These improvements can double or triple the carrying capacity of a stream, though.
It's not really a choice in Iowa. We don't have near the budget of MN and WI. Yet...
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