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Public Wildlife Management Areas, Counties A-C

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Game Key:
D=deer, T=turkey, S=squirrel, P=pheasant, G=grouse, W=waterfowl, R=rabbit, Q=quail, Dv=dove


Area
Game
Acreage/Description
Location/Directions
 
Adair
Adair D,T,S,R 338 acres;
1/2 Timber, 1/2 Upland
2.5 miles W of Fontanelle on Hwy 92
Meadow Lake D,P,Dv 317 acres;
1/4 Lake, 3/4 Upland
6 miles N of Greenfield on Hwy 25, 0.75 miles E on 180th St
 
Adams
Lake Icaria D,P,W,R,Dv 1,127 acres;
1/3 Lake, 2/3 Upland
4.5 miles N of Corning on Hwy 148, 0.5 mile E on Hwy 951
 
Allamakee
Black Hawk Point D,T,S,G 320 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland, Upper Iowa River
1.7 miles S of New Albin on Hwy 26
Clear Creek D,T,S,G,Dv 920 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland, Clear Creek
11.4 miles N of Waukon on Hwy 76, 5.8 miles E on A26, 0.8 mile N on X6A, E on gravel
English Bench D 29 acres;
Floodplain marsh
11.4 miles N of Waukon on Hwy 76, 2.5 miles E on A26, 0.2 mile N on English Bench Rd
Fish Farm Mounds D,T,S,G,W 912 acres;
Timber
3 miles S of New Albin on Hwy 26
French Creek D,T,S,G 1,674;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland, French Creek
4.5 miles NE of Waukon on Hwy 9, 3 miles N on French Creek Rd
Lansing D,T,S,G,Dv 1,927 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
3 miles N of Lansing on Hwy 26, 0.3 miles W on Spring Valley Rd
Pine Creek D,T,S,G,Dv 694 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland, Pine Creek
1.4 miles S of Highlandville on A24, 3.5 miles E on A26, 2 miles S on W60
Pool Slough D,W 663 acres;
Mississippi River floodplain
E side of New Albin
Upper Iowa River - Iverson Bottoms D,T,S,G 329 acres;
Timber
7 miles N of Waukon on Hwy 76, 6 miles NW on Iverson Bottoms Rd
Waterloo Creek D,T,S,G,Dv 1,980 acres;
2/3 Forest, 1/3 Upland
0.5 miles SE of Dorchester on Hwy 76
Waukon Junction D,W 196 acres;
Mississippi River floodplain marsh
Waukon Junction
 
Appanoose
Rathbun D,P,W,Q,Dv 15,888 acres;
1/4 Lake, 1/4 Timber, 1/2 Upland
6 miles S of Russell on S56
Sedan Bottoms D,T,P,W,Dv 5,589 acres;
1/4 Upland, 1/4 Timber, 1/4 Marsh
4 miles W of Moulton
Soap Creek D,T,S 250 acres;
Timber
3 miles NE of Unionville on T61
Tubaugh D,T,S,R,Q 533 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Crop
8 miles E of Moravia
 
Benton
Butterfield Island D,T,W 40 acres;
Timber
2 miles E of Vinton, across Cedar River from Hoefle-Dulin Park
Dudgeon Lake D,S,P,W,Dv 1,818 acres;
1/4 Upland, 1/4 Marsh, 1/2 Timber
0.5 mile N of Vinton on Hwy 150
Iowa River Corridor D,T,P,W,Dv 10,100 acres;
1/2 Bottomland timber, 1/2 Grassland
0.5 mile S of Chelsea on V18 OR 2 miles NW of Marengo on F15, 2 miles N of Koszta on F Ave
Red Fox D,S,P,W 198 acres;
1/4 Marsh, 1/4 Timber, 1/2 Upland
4 miles N of Vinton on Hwy 150, 1.25 miles W on 55th St
 
Boone
Harrier Marsh P,W,Dv 420 acres;
1/4 Marsh, 3/4 Grassland
1 mile S of Ogden on Hwy 169, 0.5 mile E on 230th St
McCoy D,T 438 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
2 miles N of Luther on Hwy 17, 3.5 miles W on E52, 0.5 mile S on P Ave, 1 mile W on 255th St
Saylorville D,T,W,Dv 10,804 acres;
1/2 Timber, 1/4 Upland, 1/4 Reservoir
Des Moines River valley from Hwy 17 in Polk county N to Fraser in Boone county
 
Bremer
Aldo Leopold D,P,W,Dv 1,356 acres;
Marsh, Upland
3 miles E of Readlyn on Hwy 3, 2.25 miles S on Timber Rd, 0.5 mile E on 252nd St
Heffernan D,P,S,P,W,R 254 acres;
1/2 Bottomland Timber, 1/2 Grassland, River, Wetland
1.5 miles N of Frederika on Morgan Ave
Sweet Marsh D,W,Dv 3,157 acres;
1/2 Marsh, 1/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
4 miles NE of Tripoli on Hwy 93, 1 mile S on Reed Rd
Walnut Bend D,T,S,W,R,Dv 244 acres;
2/3 Grassland, 1/3 Wetland
1 mile W of Janesville on 275th, 1.5 miles N on Dakota, 0.75 mile W on 265th
 
Buchanan
Cutshaw D,W 27 acres;
Timber, River access
7 miles S of Fairbank on V62
Otterville D,S 176 acres;
Timber, River access
1 mile W of Otterville on Otterville Blvd, 1 mile W on 190th St
Troy Mills D,S,W 323 acres;
1/2 Timber, 1/4 Marsh, 1/4 Upland
2 miles N of Walker on W35, 1 mile E on 330th St, 0.5 mile N on Quonset, 1.5 miles E on 325th
 
Buena Vista
Bluebird Access D,S,R 46 acres;
River access
E edge of Linn Grove
Leo Grau P,W,Dv 64 acres;
1/10 Marsh, 9/10 Upland
10 miles E of Storm Lake on C49
Little Storm Lake P,W 274 acres;
2/3 Marsh, 1/3 Upland
W edge of Storm Lake on Hwy 110
Pickerel Lake D,P,W,R,Dv 427 acres;
3/4 Lake, 1/4 Upland
3 miles E of Marathon on Hwy 10, 4 miles N on 180th
 
Butler
Big Marsh D,P,W,Dv 5,146 acres;
1/4 Timber, 1/4 Wetland, 1/2 Grassland
6 miles N of Parkersburg on Hwy 14
Blackmun Prairie D,P 177 acres;
9/10 Upland, 1/10 Timber
1.5 miles N of Ackley on Franklin Ave
Lower West Fork D,T,S,W,R,Dv
69 acres;
2/3 Grassland, 1/3 Wetland
2.5 miles W of Shell Rock on C45, 4 miles S on T55
Shell Rock Bend D,T,P 220 acres;
1/2 Timber, 1/4 Grassland, 1/4 Cropped
1.5 miles S of Shell Rock on Woods Ave
 
Calhoun
Rainbow Bend D 36 acres;
Timber, River access
1 mile W of Lake City on Hwy 175, 2 miles S on Harris Ave, 0.5 mile S on Iberia Ave
South Twin Lake W 623 acres;
Shallow Lake, Marsh
1 mile W of Rockwell City on Hwy 20, 4 miles N on Hwy 4, 0.5 mile E on 230th
Towhead Lake P,Dv 196 acres;
Upland
5 miles S of Fonda on N28, 2 miles E on D15
 
Carroll
Artesian Lake W 95 acres;
2/3 Marsh, 1/3 Timber
1.5 miles S of Lanesboro on Velvet Ave, 1.5 miles SE on Voyager Rd
 
Cass
Lake Anita D,P,R,Dv 112 acres;
Grassland
At Lake Anita State Park; S of Anita on Hwy 148
 
Cedar
Mink Run D 73 acres;
2/3 Upland, 1/3 Timber
0.5 mile E of Lisbon on Hwy 20, 2.25 miles S on Adams Ave, 0.25 mile E on 145th St
Rock Creek Island D,T,W 31 acres;
Timber
West of Rochester in Cedar River
 
Cerro Gordo
Bailey Creek P,W 159 acres;
1/5 Wetland, 4/5 Upland
1 mile W of Thornton on Hwy 107, 0.5 mile N on Eagle Ave, 1 mile W on 130th St
Beaverdam P,W 151 acres;
1/4 Marsh, 3/4 Upland
3 miles N of Thornton on Hwy 107
Clear Lake Pond P,D 41 acres;
3/4 Marsh, 1/4 Upland
1 mile N of Clear Lake on S28, 0.5 mile E on 275th St
Lekwa Marsh P,W 48 acres;
1/4 Forest, 1/4 Upland, 1/2 Marsh
S side of Clear Lake
McIntosh P,W,Dv 217 acres;
1/10 Timber, 2/10 Marsh, 7/10 Upland
NE corner of Ventura on Hwy 18
Sandpiper Hills P,W 124 acres;
1/10 Marsh, 9/10 Upland
8 miles N of Ventura on S14, 0.25 mile W on B14
Teal Basins P,W 151 acres;
1/5 Marsh, 4/5 Upland
6 miles N of Clear Lake on S14, 2 miles E on B20
Union Hills P,W,Dv 2,177 acres;
1/5 Marsh, 4/5 Upland
4 miles N of Thornton on Hwy 107, 2 miles W on B55
Ventura Marsh P,W,Dv 991 acres;
1/2 Marsh, 1/2 Upland
S edge of Ventura on S14
Wild Goose Marsh P,W 156 acres;
1/3 Marsh, 2/3 Upland
4 miles N of Ventura on S14, 0.25 mile E on 290th St
 
Cherokee
Soo Access D,R 17 acres;
River Access
4 miles E of Larrabee on C16, 1 mile N on M12
 
Chickasaw
Upper Wapsi D,T,S,P,W,Dv 557 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
9 miles E of Nashua on Hwy 346
Wapsi Flats D,P,W,Dv 535 acres;
3/4 Grassland, 1/4 Wetland
2 miles S of Elma on V18/Garden Ave, 4 miles W on 100th, S on Beaumont
 
Clay
Barringer Slough D,P,W,R,Dv 1,710 acres;
Marsh, Prairie
W of Ruthven on Hwy 18, N on 320th Ave
Burr Access D,T,S,R 10 acres;
River access
2 miles N of Sioux Rapids on Hwy 71, 3 miles E on 500th St
Dan Green Slough D,P,W,R,Dv 711 acres;
1/2 Marsh, 1/2 Upland
3 miles N of Spencer on Hwy 71, 7 miles E on B17
Dewey's Pasture D,S,P,W,R,Dv 5,522 acres;
2/5 Lakes, 2/5 Marsh, 1/5 Upland
0.5 mile W of Ruthven on Hwy 18, 4 miles N on N18
Dry Mud Lake D,P,R,W,Dv 259 acres;
Upland, Wetland
4 miles E of Webb on B63, 1 mile S on 330th Ave
DU Marsh D,P,W,R,Dv 278 acres;
Marsh, Upland
3.5 miles E of Dickens on Hwy 18
Elk Lake Complex D,P,W,R,Dv 663 acres;
1/2 Lake, 1/4 Marsh, 1/4 Upland
2 miles W of Ruthven on Hwy 18, 3 miles S on 330th
Fen Valley D,P,R,Dv 555 acres;
Upland
1 mile E of Gillett Grove on M54
Hawk Valley D,T,S,P,W,R,
Dv
1,450 acres;
Marsh, Timber, Grass, River bottom
5 miles E of Spencer on Hwy 18, 2 miles S on M50, 2 miles E on 380th St
High Bridge D,T,S,P,W,R 127 acres;
Upland, River bottom, Timber
5 miles W of Webb on B53, 1 mile N on 240th Ave
Little Sioux D,T,S,P,W,R,Dv 662 acres;
River access, Timber, Upland
7 miles S of Spencer on Hwy 71
Ocheyedan D,S,W,R,Dv 603 acres;
1/2 Timber, 1/4 Marsh, 1/4 Upland
5 miles W of Spencer on West 4th St
Reiter D,P,W,R,Dv 348 acres;
Timber
1 mile N of Spencer on West 4th Ave
Thompson D,T,S,P,R 119 acres;
Timber, Upland
W of Peterson on Hwy 10, W on 492nd St
Tom Tuttle Marsh D,P,R,Dv 138 acres;
1/3 Marsh, 2/3 Upland
1 mile N of Spencer on Hwy 71, 6 miles W on Hwy 18, 2 miles N on 160th
 
Clayton
Big Springs D,T 43 acres;
River access, 2/3 Upland, 1/3 Forest
5 miles NW of Elkader on C1X
Bloody Run D,T,S,G 710 acres;
Timber
0.5 mile W of Marquette on Hwy 18
Cow Branch D,T,S,P,Dv 165 acres;
3/4 Upland, 1/4 Forest
4.5 miles NE of Edgewood on C7X
Ensign Hollow D,T,S 38 acres;
2/3 Upland, 1/3 Forest
4 miles SW of Volga on 322nd St
Joy Springs D,T,S 72 acres;
Timber
2 miles W of Strawberry Point on Hwy 3, 1 mile S on Alpha Ave
Leonard D,T,P,Dv 335 acres;
3/4 Upland, 1/4 Forest
1 mile N of Mederville
Mossey Glen D,T,S 78 acres;
Timber
1.5 miles W of Edgewood on Hwy 3, 4 miles N on Eagle Ave
North Cedar/Sny Magill D,T,S,G,Dv 1,904 acres;
Timber
6 miles S of McGregor on X56, 3 miles NW on Keystone Rd
Roberts Creek D,S 14 acres;
Timber
3 miles N of Elkader on Hwy 13, 1.5 miles W on Forest Rd
Volga River D, T, S        156 acre;
2/3 Timber, 1/3 Floodplain grassland  
 0.5 mile NE of Volga on C2W (Domino Rd), 0.5 mile SE on 290th St
 
Clinton
Barber Creek D,T,S,W,Dv 926 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
2 miles W of DeWitt on Hwy 30, 1.5 miles S on 260th Ave, 0.5 mile W on 255th St, 1 mile S on 252nd Ave, 0.5 mile W on 270th St, 1 mile S on 247th Ave
Goose Lake D,P,W,R,Dv 1,290 acres;
3/4 Marsh, 1/4 Timber & Upland
1 mile W of Goose Lake on Hwy 136
Syracuse D,T,S,W,Dv 709 acres;
3/4 Timber, 1/4 Upland
1 mile W of Calamus on Hwy 30, 0.25 mile N on 154th Ave
Wapsi D,T,S,W 99 acres;
3/4 Timber & Lake, 1/4 Grassland
2.5 miles S of DeWitt on Hwy 61
 
Crawford
Schrader D,P,R,Dv 183 acres;
Upland
2 miles E of Vail on Hwy 30, 3 miles N on 360th St

 



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