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Iowa’s furbearer season begins Nov. 4

Iowa’s furbearer season begins Nov. 4

  • 10/31/2017 10:38:00 AM
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Iowa’s furbearer season opens Nov. 4, and the outlook for 2017 is good as populations are stable to increasing statewide.
Muskrat trapping season extended to April 1 on Ventura Marsh

Muskrat trapping season extended to April 1 on Ventura Marsh

  • 1/24/2017 3:45:00 PM
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VENTURA - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is extending the muskrat trapping season on Ventura Marsh from Feb. 1 to April 1 to reduce the muskrat population and preserve the beneficial vegetation in the marsh.  This extension is only for muskrats and only for Ventura Marsh.
Iowa furbearer season begins November 5

Iowa furbearer season begins November 5

  • 10/25/2016 11:28:00 AM
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Iowa fur harvesters will find good numbers of raccoons, muskrats, beaver, coyotes, bobcats, river otters and mink when the furbearer trapping and hunting season opens on Nov. 5.