The Iowa DNR and other state fisheries agencies tag paddlefish to better understand and manage populations.
Any changes must be approved by the Natural Resource Commission and then go back to the public for further comment before taking effect in the fall.
It’s the first chronic wasting disease-positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County; meeting scheduled to discuss disease
Helping DNR collect additional deer samples near Harpers Ferry to look for chronic wasting disease
No permit or license is needed to hunt shed antlers in Iowa, but if you find antlers still attached to a skull, you must first contact your local conservation officer for a salvage tag to keep them
Will provide a rare opportunity to view good numbers of free-flying trumpeter swans
Iowa man rounds out trio that pleads guilty to 58 wildlife violations
Average length of fish harvested in 2016 was about 33 inches, but paddlefish have the potential to reach lengths of over 50 inches and weigh over 50 pounds
Coyote season never closes, but typically gears up in the winter, after other seasons close
Landowners may begin submitting applications on Jan. 9 for Gaining Ground SAFE and Pheasant Recovery SAFE, and applications for new Quail Habitat SAFE will be accepted later in January
But still some time for furbearer and goose seasons
Ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been reduced by unseasonably mild weather, Christmas Day rainstorm
A commercial fishing company caught 55 silver carp and 82 big head carp on March 28 and 29, fishing in the same general area of East Okoboji Lake