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Iowa deer harvest similar to 2016

  • 11/15/2017 9:51:00 AM
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The 2017 Iowa deer harvest is running slightly behind the 2016 totals. So far this fall, 21,825 deer have been reported, compared to 21,947 for the same period last year.

The bulk of Iowa’s deer harvest occurs during the two shotgun seasons in December.