Iowa Chapter of the American Fisheries Society News

State Fish Results

Thank you for voting! After a multi-year process we are proud to announce that the fish selected by membership for recommendation as the official state fish of Iowa is the Iowa Darter, Etheostoma exile....

President-Elect Candidates

Two AFS members are running for President-elect of the Iowa Chapter. The winning candidate would become President during 2023-24. Thank you to Seth and George for running! To vote, please visit: https://iowa.fisheries.org/officer-election/ Seth Fopma...

AFS Fish Grant Funds Habitat Project

The Southwest Iowa Fishing Team utilized the 2021 Iowa Chapter AFS Fisheries Grant to build and place habitat structures in the Littlefield Recreation Area, near Exira, Iowa. The Iowa Chapter of the American Fisheries...

Vote for the State Fish!

Voting is open to guide the Chapter’s formal recommendations on Iowa’s State Fish (or Fishes). You should have received a password via email if you are a Chapter member. Please contact the Secretary Treasurer...

AFS Meetings Code of Conduct

AFS Meetings Code of Conduct

AFS is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants Purpose:American Fisheries Society (AFS) meetings are among the most respected scientific meetings of fisheries professionals in the natural resource...