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Basic firearm rules are important for a safe hunt

Basic firearm rules are important for a safe hunt

  • 11/19/2019 3:07:00 PM
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The first of Iowa’s two shotgun deer seasons opens on Dec. 7, and while optimism for a successful hunt is the primary focus, hunters are encouraged to brush up on safe hunting practices.
For Iowa’s deer hunters, the wait is nearly over, shotgun deer seasons begin Dec. 7

For Iowa’s deer hunters, the wait is nearly over, shotgun deer seasons begin Dec. 7

  • 11/19/2019 3:02:00 PM
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Heading into Iowa’s busiest outdoor ‘opening day,’ shotgun deer season hunters should expect to see about the same number of deer in the timber as last year – with the possible exception for hunters in southcentral Iowa, where local deer populations were impacted by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease.
January antlerless deer season begins Friday in four counties

January antlerless deer season begins Friday in four counties

  • 1/10/2019 9:24:00 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.
Iowa’s 2017 shotgun deer season preview

Iowa’s 2017 shotgun deer season preview

  • 11/21/2017 12:39:00 PM
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The first of Iowa’s popular shotgun deer seasons is Dec. 2-6 when an expected 60,000 orange-clad hunters head to the timber. That group will be followed by another 60,000 hunters who prefer the Dec. 9-17 second shotgun season.
Deer Season Notes

Deer Season Notes

  • 12/7/2016 11:11:00 AM
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Iowa hunters have reported harvesting nearly 54,000 deer through the first weekend of the first shotgun season. First shotgun deer season ends on Dec. 7.