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How do licenses work in Iowa for non-residents? Probably bow hunt and possibly muzzleload. DO we have to apply for a buck tag or just buy over the counter? We just gained access to 1300 acres to hunt. and was just wondering. thanks

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This is the information that I found on the Iowa DNR HSOforum. I hope that this helps.

Nonresident Deer Hunting Zones

Nonresidents must have a 2008 Nonresident Deer Hunting License, a 2008 Nonresident Small Game

Hunting License and have paid the 2008 Habitat Fee to hunt deer in Iowa. Let me know how you turn out... Okay?

Nonresidents must apply

for an any-deer license

beginning at 6 a.m. on

the first Saturday in

May through the first

Sunday following Memorial

Day. The nonresident

application will

be available in April.

Licenses may be applied

for through the DNR’s

web-based license sales

system or by calling

1-800-367-1188. For

more information, visit

the Iowa DNR HSOforum

at www.iowadnr.gov or

call 515-281-5918.

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I think you have to pick just 1 season to hunt IE: Archery or ML but not both. Your also limited to the zone your land lies in, while a resident can hunt state wide. Make sure the ground your going to be hunting is in 1 zone not split into different ones.

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Also, each zone has a nonresident quota. Only a percentage of the tags available can be archery. Depending on the zone you're applying for, your chances of drawing in year 1 can either be almost certain, to almost impossible. If you don't draw this year, you get a preference point for the following year. Some nonresident zones are so popular that it can take 2 preference points to draw.

Of course, the above information is for an any-deer license. Nonresidents can get antlerless licenses much more easily, and if you are here for gun season, this would allow you to party hunt with residents who have an any-deer tag. Good luck.

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It usually takes about 3 years of applying to get drawn in the lottery as a non resident for Iowa anysex deer tag. Late season muzzleloader is the least hard to get drawn for. Archery is the hardest. 1300 acres of hunting land access would be worth it!

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