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Review safe hunting practices ahead of spring turkey season

Review safe hunting practices ahead of spring turkey season

  • 3/26/2024 11:38:00 AM
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Roughly 35,000 camo-covered hunters in stealth mode will be heading to the timber in the next few weeks for Iowa’s spring turkey season. And, just as important as contacting the landowner, checking the shell supply and finding the decoys, part of every hunt prep is to review safe hunting practices.
First of Iowa’s popular gun deer hunting seasons opens Dec. 2

First of Iowa’s popular gun deer hunting seasons opens Dec. 2

  • 11/21/2023 11:45:00 AM
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Iowa’s most popular hunting seasons are less than two weeks away when more than 100,000 blaze orange clad hunters will be walking, posting, sitting and standing in Iowa’s timber and field edges hoping to tag an Iowa deer. The first deer gun season is Dec. 2-6; the second deer gun season is Dec. 9-17.
Why doesn’t blaze orange give me away?

Why doesn’t blaze orange give me away?

  • 11/29/2017 10:57:00 AM
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If you’re trying to sneak up on a deer or pheasant, possibly decked out in some camouflage, it may not seem to make sense to top it off with a neon orange vest or hat. After all, wouldn’t that make you more noticeable?
Think Safety Before Opening Day

Think Safety Before Opening Day

  • 10/20/2015 8:10:00 AM
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Hunters heading to the field for the opening weekend of pheasant season are encouraged to review safe hunting practices before they head out.