Remaining Hunting Seasons Starting to Close in Iowa

Date posted - January 9, 2013

DNR logoIowa’s pheasant, late muzzleloader and archery deer, and fall turkey seasons close on Thursday January 10th. The January antlerless deer season is Friday January 11th to Sunday January 20th. Furbearer seasons, squirrel, quail, partridge and grouse remain open until Thursday January 31st.

Rabbit season is open until February 28th. Crow season is Monday January 14th to March 31st and Pigeon season closes on March 31st. Beaver trapping season closes on April 15th.

For waterfowl in the south zone, the Canada goose season closes Friday January 11th and the light goose season closes January 18th. In the Missouri River zone, the Canada goose season and light goose season both close January 18th. The light goose season in the north zone closes Sunday January 13th.

The light goose conservation order season is open Saturday January 19th to April 15th statewide. Additional licenses and fees apply.
Also keep in mind all 2012 Iowa hunting and fishing licenses expire on Thursday January 10th. All hunters and anglers will need a 2013 license to hunt or fish beginning Friday January 11th.

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