If you're up for some fishing and don't mind a little road trip, I have a lot of reasons why you might want to consider something. The truth is I have 1,000 reasons why this is a good idea.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources just dropped a new video showing what they've been up to at Little Paint Creek. If you love trout, your eye balls might just explode.

Little Paint Creek is about a 2-hour journey from Waterloo and is practically Wisconsin as you can see on the map.

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources documents the fish species you'll find in this place. Brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout are plentiful. Even more so now that they've introduced another 1,000 to the population.

If you love trout, the Yellow River State Forest really needs to be on your 2021 summer go-to list at some point. The Iowa State Parks website lists the many trails and campgrounds in this region so packing up the family for a weekend really is a viable option.

If this isn't enough for you, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website lists all the fishing streams you and your gear can explore this summer.

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