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Iowa Outdoors: Renew your licenses for 2018

January 12, 2018
Brett Reece - State Game Warden , Traer Star-Clipper

Hunters, anglers and trappers are encouraged to purchase their 2018 license before their 2017 license expires. Annual Iowa hunting, fishing and trapping licenses expire on Jan.10. License holders who purchased the three year option should check the date range printed on their license for expiration.

Iowa's 2017 hunting seasons begin closing in January. See ending dates that follow

Small Game

Pheasant: Jan. 10

Quail, gray partridge, ruffed grouse and squirrel: Jan. 31

Cottontail rabbit: Feb. 28

Deer

Nonresident holiday season: Jan. 2

Late muzzleloader and archery: Jan. 10

Turkey

Archery: Jan. 10

Waterfowl: Duck seasons are closed in all zones.

North Zone - Dark Geese, including Canada geese, Brant and white-fronted geese: Jan. 1; Light Geese, including white and blue phase snow geese and Ross' geese: Jan. 10.

South Zone - Dark Geese, including Canada geese, Brant and white-fronted geese: Jan. 15; Light Geese, including white and blue phase snow geese and Ross' geese: Jan. 24.

Missouri River Zone - Dark Geese, including Canada geese, Brant and white-fronted geese: Jan. 15; Light Geese, including white and blue phase snow geese and Ross' geese: Jan. 24.

Furbearer

Hunting and trapping - Raccoon, opossum, badger, striped skunk, fox, bobcat: Jan. 31

Trapping Otter, mink, muskrat, weasel, coyote: Jan. 31

Hunting, trapping opportunities available through winter

Crow season opens Jan. 14 and closes on March 31.

Special light goose conservation order for white and blue phase snow geese and Ross' geese: Jan. 25-April 15.

Beaver trapping season closes April 15.

Coyote hunting: Continuous open.

Groundhog hunting: Continuous open.

Pigeon hunting: Continuous open.

Snowmobile owners are reminded that snowmobile user permits are required in addition to snowmobile registration. Residents and nonresidents operating a snowmobile in Iowa on public land, public ice, or a designated snowmobile trail are required to display an IDNR User Permit in addition to snowmobile registration.

 
 

 

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