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2013 Hunting and Fishing License Sales
Posted: 01/07/2014
In 2013, Iowans purchased…

241,332 annual fishing licenses
*16,470 three year fishing licenses
*6,399 bonus line third fishing line
6,469 lifetime fishing license
1,183 seven day fishing license
2,899 one day fishing license
37,493 trout stamps

*39,007 outdoor combination hunting/fishing/habitat licenses

56,810 annual hunting licenses
*56,526 annual hunting/habitat combination licenses
*6,371 three year hunting/habitat licenses
2,380 lifetime hunting licenses
55,733 habitat fees
25,717 migratory game bird fees
19,334 fur harvester licenses
*810 fur harvester/habitat combination licenses
53,795 any deer shotgun season 1 licenses
44,712 any deer shotgun season 2 licenses
54,069 any deer bow license
19,078 any deer late muzzleloader licenses
9,975 youth season deer licenses
18,025 spring turkey season 1-3 licenses
15,823 spring turkey season 4 licenses
5,904 spring turkey bow licenses
4,043 spring turkey youth licenses

Landowner licenses
32,083 any deer licenses
30,037 antlerless licenses
5,589 spring turkey licenses

In 2013, nonresidents purchased…
15,476 annual fishing licenses
2,094 seven day fishing licenses
10,835 three day fishing licenses
10,954 one day fishing licenses
4,235 trout stamps

11,325 hunting licenses
*8,963 hunting/ habitat combination licenses
13,487 habitat fees
2,152 migratory game bird fees

Any deer applications by nonresidents
3,885 bow licenses
2,677 shotgun season 1 licenses
915 shotgun season 2 licenses
1,215 late muzzleloader licenses
9,855 preference points

*New license/combination for 2013