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Iowa deer harvest ahead of 2016

The 2017 Iowa deer harvest is running 4.5 percent ahead of the 2016 totals. So far this fall, 55,793 deer have been reported, compared to 53,191 for the same period last year.

Iowa’s 2017 deer hunting options enters the late stages with the second shotgun season opening Saturday (Dec. 9-17), followed by the late muzzleloader season and archery season, both of which are Dec. 18-Jan. 10, 2018.