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    Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Does anyone know of any good places to ice fish in the Ames area?



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ruflosn View Post
    Does anyone know of any good places to ice fish in the Ames area?
    I'm down in Des Moines so I have never fished any of these places, but I fish a lot and know they are mentioned quite a bit. Ada Hayden, McFarland Pits and Hickory Grove are the ones I know of. This site will help you: Where to Fish, good luck, be safe. Ice is good most places, but still a wierd winter and some open water.


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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    There are a few guys out on the pond behind perfect games and west towne pub right now...



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Theyre stocking ada hayden with 2000k or so trout this coming saturday.



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by MC CrappinHawks View Post
    I'm down in Des Moines so I have never fished any of these places, but I fish a lot and know they are mentioned quite a bit. Ada Hayden, McFarland Pits and Hickory Grove are the ones I know of. This site will help you: Where to Fish, good luck, be safe. Ice is good most places, but still a wierd winter and some open water.
    This would be my choice although it is a little drive from Ames, the other two would be fine as well though and would be very close.



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    There are a few guys out on the pond behind perfect games and west towne pub right now...

    There is an ice fishing contest today.... Lots of prizes ! Nice bass and crappies in that lil pond



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    There is an ice fishing contest today.... Lots of prizes ! Nice bass and crappies in that lil pond
    I watched a little girl with a barbie pole pull a 35" northern out of there at a jax fishing day. There's been all types of interesting things put in there



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    Re: Good places to ice fish around Ames

    Today, anywhere.


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