Rissman Farm Access

Yellow River, Allamakee County, IA  In 2018 the Rissman family, who for many generations have lived and worked on their farm in Allamakee county, agreed to sell a Permanent Angler Access …

Little Paint Creek

Yellow River State Forest, IA Before and after photos of Little Paint Creek in the Yellow River Forest in Allamakee County from the winterof 2021 and 2022 tell the story …

Streambank Restoration at Decorah Fish Hatchery

It all started with an idea to improve fish habitat and angler access along Trout Run, a popular fishery just south of Decorah.  It quickly developed into a partnership between the Iowa DNR, Trees Forever, Alliant Energy, Iowa’s Coldwater Conservancy (ICC), Friends of the Decorah Fish Hatchery, and the Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited. 

In 2016, Trout Run was the third most popular trout stream in the state