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February 7, 2013
Two anglers pull their gear on frozen Lake Okabena late Thursday afternoon as they prepare to try their luck ice fishing.
Afternoon on the lake
February 7, 2013 - 9:45pm
December 16, 2012
A pair of anglers prepare to test their luck on Lake Okabena in Worthington. Ice thickness on the lake is variable and people should use extreme caution when venturing onto the ice.
Ice fishing
December 16, 2012 - 10:14pm
September 23, 2012
Mike Hawkins, Iowa DNR fisheries management biologist, explains how sampling plates are used to search for zebra mussels in the Iowa Great Lakes.
Zebra mussel discovered in Iowa Great Lakes
September 23, 2012 - 9:46pm
These two bighead carp were discovered in a 500-foot seine used by Iowa DNR staff in the Iowa Great Lakes in August 2011.
Iowa Great Lakes to get electric fish barrier
September 23, 2012 - 9:40pm
June 6, 2012
Worthington Optimists to host fishing derby Saturday
June 6, 2012 - 11:07pm
May 4, 2012
Tips, tricks and advice from the everyday anglers at HSO
May 4, 2012 - 12:36am
The lost art of relaxed shore fishing
May 4, 2012 - 12:33am
Attention to detail can make a big difference
May 4, 2012 - 12:32am
Hoping for a better year
May 4, 2012 - 12:30am
February 24, 2012
Ducks and geese enjoy the large area of open water near Slater Park on Lake Okabena Friday afternoon in Worthington. Ice conditions have been suspect most of the winter, a DNR official said Friday.
Winter may be back, but area ice remains thin
February 24, 2012 - 9:27pm
November 14, 2011
Blustery winds containing a cold bite and harshly crashing waves didn't stop several area fishermen from doing a bit of angling Monday afternoon on Lake Okabena. Winds are forecasted to blow again today and reach gusts of possibly 40 mph.
Fishing against the wind
November 14, 2011 - 9:15pm
September 27, 2011
Preston Leopold, 11, and his father Ted walk across the bicycle bridge on their way to do some fishing in Lake Okabena Tuesday afternoon in Worthington.
Fishing buddies
September 27, 2011 - 9:26pm
May 15, 2011
Gone fishin'
May 15, 2011 - 9:08pm
May 13, 2011
Spring fishin'
May 13, 2011 - 8:38pm
April 25, 2011
Buy a walleye stamp to support walleye stocking
April 25, 2011 - 2:00pm