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Conservation news about fish, wildlife, parks and forestry and other related topics including the Natural Resource Commission (NRC) agenda and minutes. Iowa Outdoors news is published every Tuesday and will posted on our website as both news releases as well as below for archival purposes.
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Remaining Hunting Seasons Starting to Close
Posted: 01/08/2013
Iowa’s pheasant, late muzzleloader and archery deer, and fall turkey seasons close on Jan. 10.  The January antlerless deer season is Jan. 11 to 20. Furbearer seasons, squirrel, quail, partridge and grouse remain open until Jan. 31.

Rabbit season is open until Feb. 28. Crow season is Jan. 14 to March 31. Pigeon season closes on March 31. Beaver trapping season closes on April 15.

For waterfowl in the south zone, the Canada goose season closes Jan. 11 and the light goose season closes Jan. 18. In the Missouri River zone, the Canada goose season and light goose season both close Jan. 18.
The light goose season in the north zone closes Jan. 13.

The light goose conservation order season is open Jan. 19 to April 15 statewide; additional licenses and fees apply.




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