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January antlerless deer season begins Friday in four counties

January antlerless deer season begins Friday in four counties

  • 1/10/2019 8:24:00 AM
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The special January antlerless deer season will open in Allamakee, Clayton, Wayne and Appanoose counties this Friday.  Of those four counties, only Allamakee County has licenses remaining – the other three have sold out.
Wildlife Notes

Wildlife Notes

  • 12/4/2018 3:54:00 PM
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Brief updates on wildlife and hunting news
Deputy issued citation for unlawful possession of Whitetail deer antlers

Deputy issued citation for unlawful possession of Whitetail deer antlers

  • 11/29/2018 8:14:00 AM
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GREENE COUNTY, Iowa -- On November 3, 2018, a DNR Conservation Officer received a call from a man who came upon a scene of a woman who had hit a deer on N Ave. between 185th and 190th streets in Greene County. The man waited for a sheriff’s deputy to arrive. Once the deputy arrived, the man asked the deputy about a salvage tag. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Kirk Hammer declined to issue him a salvage tag.
Go Shed Antler Hunting

Go Shed Antler Hunting

  • 2/13/2015 8:54:00 AM
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Whitetail deer have about a two-month shedding period in Iowa, beginning mid-Jan. and ending mid-March. Around Feb. 20 is the best time to start looking for shed antlers.