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Hunter Ed Classes Fill Fast
Posted: 03/18/2014
Born after 1971? You need hunter education to purchase an Iowa hunting license. Go to  and click ‘Hunting’ (top bar), then ‘Hunter and Safety Education’ (left column). Scroll through the DNR hunter education section. Learn which  classes are available and where.

And plan ahead. Since volunteer instructors are on their own time, most classes come in March, early April…and late summer and early fall; before Iowa’s major hunting seasons.