Iowa Hunting Information Seasons

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Iowa Hunting Seasons

RESIDENT small game licenses are $17.50, and a $11.50 Habitat Fee is also required.
Hunting Small Game and Upland Game In Iowa

NONRESIDENT small game licenses are $110.50 for ages 18 years or older, and a $11.50 Habitat Stamp is also required.
NONRESIDENT small game licenses are $30.50 for ages under 18 years, and a $11.50 Habitat Stamp is also required.
Licenses can be obtained from license agents throughout the state, On-line or through the Telephone Ordering System (1-800-367-1188). There is a convenience fee applied to all On-line purchases and for purchases made using the telephone ordering system.
People born after January 1, 1972 must have a valid hunter safety certificate from Iowa or their home state to purchase a hunting license.

Iowa requires upland game bird hunters to wear at least one of the following articles of visible, external apparel, of which at least 50% of the surface area is solid blaze orange in color: hat, cap, vest, coat, jacket, sweatshirt, sweater, shirt or coveralls.

According to Iowa Code - Iowa's pheasant season always opens the last Saturday in October and runs thru Jan 10th.
Is Non-toxic shot required to hunt small game in Iowa? Non-toxic shot is required to hunt all game animals (except deer and turkey) on selected public hunting areas in north-central and northwest Iowa. See the current hunting regulations booklet for a list of areas where non-toxic shot is required.

Kansas Hunting Information

Kansas is one of the top producing monster whitetail buck states in the country. It also has some excellent turkey hunting and a few big mule deer in the western part of the state. Kansas has an excellent reputation as a top notch destination for upland birds. It has excellent populations of pheasant and quail due to the vast expanse of suitable prairie and grassland type habitat.

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Utah Hunting Information

Utah has recently been outstanding for trophy elk, but the best tags take many years to draw. Utah does have conservation tags available for purchase that allow hunters to bypass the drawing. Given the high demand for these premium tags prices can be high. In the past Utah has been a top trophy mule deer state but recently only a handful of units consistently produce B&C caliber deer.

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Arizona Hunting Information

Arizona has lots of trophy big game but is probably best known for its trophy elk and mule deer. This partially due to the limited number of tags available.

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