Ensign Hollow

  Ensign Hollow is one of Iowa’s special regulations streams, with artificial lures only, and a strict catch-and-release policy for fish under a certain size.  I enjoy these streams, as I usually assume there will be lots of fish there.  Ensign surprised me – this typical abundance did not seem to be the case here. …

Ram Hollow

Ram Hollow (aka the Little Turkey River) is one of my go-to streams.  It is located just outside the small town of Colesburg (check out JR Willie’s and order the “Willie Whopper” if you need a good lunch).  This stream has a great mix of stocked fish and holdover trout.  For quantity and size, it’s…

Mossey Glen

 Mossey Glen is northwest of Edgewood at the end of Eagle Road. After about 2 miles of gravel, you come to a farm on the right, and a Level B Minimum Maintenance sign. The road continues on as dirt through the farmer’s cornfield. I was able to go 1/4-1/2 mile before a deadfall blocked the…