For the angler, refuge waters teem with crappies, walleye, northern pike, sauger, bass, perch, sunfish and catfish. Unusual fish like the sturgeon, paddlefish and American eel, also reside here.
This area of the Upper Mississippi attracts a great deal of fisherman, including fishing contests. We know everyone wants to be 'in the know' when it comes to the best fishing locations. Our fishing report below will help you with just that; we do our best to keep you updated and help you have a successful fishing experience on Pool 9!
Check the report frequently!
February 2015 - Mark Clements of Clements Fishing Barge tells us what is biting and what to use for bait! Watch for his info soon!!
February 2016 - You will hear about Trout Fishing on Sugar Creek & Rush Creek in May from Jay Lord Thurston with a fishing report.
Check out his website for tips, "Tweets" for up to the day reports.
Jay is an author of several books on trout fishing the Driftless Region: www.trouttip.com
Trout Fishing - Sugar Creek, Rush Creek and Driftless Region streams
Jay Thurston: www.trouttip.com