Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass. Image courtesy of Iowa DNR
Smallmouth Bass. Image courtesy of Iowa DNR

Recommended Fly Fishing Gear

  • Rod
    • 6 wt, 9 ft
    • Source:
  • Reel
  • Line
  • Leader
  • Flies

For more information about the distribution and behavior of the smallmouth bass in Iowa, please visit the Iowa DNR smallmouth bass information page.

For information about fishing conditions for smallmouth bass and other fish in Iowa, please see the weekly updated Iowa DNR Fishing Reports.