Iowa Hunting News

Iowa Juveniles Charged With Poaching
A nearly two month investigation into deer poaching in southern Iowa has resulted in five juveniles from three counties facing multiple wildlife and criminal charges.
Iowa Non-resident License Sales Begin Jan. 1st
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has changed the date when nonresidents may purchase hunting and/or fishing licenses in Iowa to begin on January 1.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Iowa DNR to Acquire 1,700 Acres
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will acquire a conservation easement on nearly 1,700 acres of forested land along the western edge of the Loess Hills State Forest in Monona County.
Iowa Poaching on the Rise
It's a rare night when Conservation Officer Chris Flynn does not receive a call about someone spotlighting deer and that shots were fired.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
Iowa Muzzleloader Season Opens October 17th
Iowa's early muzzleloader deer season begins Saturday for the 7,500 residents who purchased a license before the season quota filled.
Iowa and Nebraska Work Together to Allow Hunting Along Missouri River
In an effort to provide more opportunities for sportsmen to utilize a number of public areas in both states, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have entered into a reciprocal agreement for upcoming hunting seasons.
Iowa Early Deer Season Tags Sold Out
Iowa hunters took only a week to buy out the 7,500 deer tags available for the early muzzleloader season. Statewide, most deer tags went on sale at midnight, Saturday August 15. The last of the early muzzleloader tags was purchased this past Saturday, August 22.
North Iowa Youth Archery Day a Success
The archery range was full and the kids were pumped. The hunt was on and arrows were flying by the dozen. The game rich venue included such challenges as wild boar, turkey, white-tailed deer, pronghorn antelope --- even an enraged black bear.