Iowa Hunting News

Colorado Lynx Dies in Iowa
A wanderlust lynx, originally released in Colorado as part of a restoration project, died earlier this week in Union County near Creston.
Iowa DNR Hosts Outdoor Journey for Girls
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Women in Natural Resources is hosting three outdoor skills camp this summer for girls age 12 to 15. Called Outdoor Journey (OJ) for Girls, these camps introduce outdoor skills, like canoeing, fishing and camping, to girls in a supportive, hands-on environment.
Iowa DNR Seeks Comments on HUSH Program
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking public review of new rules to govern the Help Us Stop Hunger (HUSH) deer donation program. HUSH encourages hunters to shoot more deer and donate them for Iowa's needy.
Iowa Deer Hunters Feed Hungry
Iowa deer hunters donated a record 6,820 deer harvested during the last hunting season, a nearly 7 percent increase from the previous year.
Iowa Turkey Season Starts April 16
Waking up with the woods in the spring is an amazing experience, one that is difficult to explain to those who have not witnessed the timber come alive around them.
Iowa Teens Plead Guilty to Bald Eagle Killing
Two teenagers pleaded guilty Monday to shooting and killing a bald eagle with a pellet gun near Sabula in December.
Iowa Shotgun Deer Season Set to Start
Another December, another deer season. Nearly 200,000 of us are finalizing plans to pursue Iowa's biggest big game.
Iowa's Successful Hunters Must Report Harvest
Hunters successfully harvesting a deer or wild turkey are reminded they must report their harvest by midnight of the day following their successful hunt. The new reporting requirement was approved by the Iowa Legislature during the 2006 session.
Iowa Landowners, Tenants Must Register for Tags
Beginning September 1, 2006, landowners, tenants, and their family members must register with the DNR before obtaining free or reduced fee deer or turkey tags.
Deer Hunters Set Record Harvest
Iowa deer hunters harvested more than 210,000 deer during the 2005-2006 season, an increase of 17,000 from 2004 and the third year in a row of dramatically increased harvests.