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Boating and Water Activities

Rivers in our regions of Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa offer the opportunity for fun recreation and water activities, including fishing, boating, kayaking and more. Having access to assets like the Mississippi River make our region strong and allow for beautiful river-front views.

Local lakes provide more opportunities for boating and for some of the best fishing in the Midwest.


Some of the best boating areas in Iowa and Illinois exist in our communities, including Coralville Lake, Rathbun Lake and the Mississippi River. Living close to these waterways make it easier to get out on the water with your family or friends.

Check out some of our local listing below that are nearby a river or lake and will get you closer to your dream home…and dream life!


Some of Iowa’s most popular fish are bluegill, muskie, largemouth and smallmouth bass, bullhead, channel catfish and yellow perch. However, there are many species that can be found in Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa’s waterways.

There are also several properties that have access to rivers to allow people who love fishing an easy way to pursue their passion. You can see some of them below.

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Water Activities

Water ways throughout our communities allow many Iowans the opportunity to go kayaking, canoeing, sailing, water skiing, jet skiing and more. Some Iowans seek out water activities for fun and recreation and others compete in the sports.

If you enjoy water activities, close proximity to a river or lake from your home could help you get out on the water quicker – and more often.

Ruhl&Ruhl has made it easier to identify waterfront properties and those close to waterways by the “Boating and Water Activities” tab. Below are a list of houses our Realtors have identified as perfect for those searching for their home by the water.





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