Ensign Hollow

September 10, 2017. Video stream report and review: Pictures from the trip, trip report to follow. Advertisements

Twin Springs Park

Is this Heaven?  No, it’s… actually, let me check on that.  This stream must be the most beautiful of all in Iowa.  It really appears to be something from a fairy tale – crystal clear, cold water, cute bridges, hidden picnic tables, gorgeous trees growing streamside…. amazing. I came here twice on the last day…

North Bear Creek

My buddy T and I fished this stream after historic floods in the Decorah area.  I was worried about catching any fish on the weekend, but I had long had the nearby Fern Hollow Cabin (http://www.fernhollowcabin.com/) rented for the weekend, and decided we’d give it a go. North Bear was the #1 stream on my…

Spring Branch Creek

Spring Branch is the most well-known (and possibly most-fished) trout stream in Iowa.  Its convenient location just outside Manchester, great access, and adjacent hatchery make it a favorite for serious fishermen as well as more casual anglers.  Families will enjoy feeding the giant hatchery trout with pellets available for purchase.  There is a nice screened…