Hunting in Iowa
Deer Hunting

Deer Hunting

Turkey Hunting

Turkey Hunting

Trapping & Fur Harvesting

Trapping & Fur Harvesting

Pheasant Hunting

Pheasant Hunting

Migratory Game Birds

Migratory Game Birds

Now available: Iowa deer hunting draw results

Hunters who applied for the 2017 draw can now view results online by logging into the DNR purchasing system and choosing "View Application Status." 

Successful applicants will be mailed licenses to the address listed on their DNR account. Unsuccessful applicants will receive their refund check in the mail within the next eight weeks. 

If you were unsuccessful and still would like to consider other deer hunting options for the 2017 season, please check out Iowa's leftover quota licenses, on sale July 29 at 6 a.m. 

Thank you for your interest in hunting in Iowa. We look forward to seeing you this fall!



How can we help you prepare for your hunt?


Regulations and other information
+ Hunting and Trapping Regulations
+ Migratory Game Bird Regulations
+ Hunting and Fishing License Combos
+ Establishing Residency in the State of Iowa
+ Hunting Licensed Hunting Preserves in Iowa
+ Iowa's Occasional Wildlife Visitors
+ Organized Dog Trial Applications
Looking for Public Hunting Areas?
click for the interactive hunting atlas

Also, check out public hunting and wildlife management area maps for additional hunting areas.

Hunting News
TIP HOTLINE

Turn In Poachers Hotline is 800-532-2020If you witness or hear of poaching activity call the TIP HOTLINE (800) 532-2020 or visit our site and report it immediately.

http://www.iowadnr.gov/tip