CREATED BY IOWANS, FOR IOWANS
The Iowa Sportsman website and magazine are Iowa’s only privately owned media sources catering to hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts here in Iowa. Simply put, we are unlike other Iowa outdoor media sources: All our staff is from Iowa, from our publisher to our writers. We actually follow through on what we advertise; we provide knowledgeable content from people who know the industry or sport discussed.
FEATURED HUNTING ARTICLE
By: Ryan Eder – President, Upland Gundog Association LLC, Goldeneyes Retrievers If someone were to ask you “what commands do you use most in the field” what would your answer be? Are we even aware half of the time of what we are saying to our dogs while hunting? Is our perception accurate? We’ve all had those days where we spend more time yelling out of frustration, and of course on those days we sure do not want to be [...]
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE
The Iowa Sportsman Magazine is a monthly magazine created in 2001. The magazine offers something no other magazines in Iowa offered at the time: A sportsman magazine written by everyday hunters, for everyday hunters. All our writers are non-professional anglers or hunters.
Iowa Sportsman’s Atlas
Iowa Sportsman’s Atlas has been around a long time and is a very useful and trusted tool for thousands of anglers, hunters, and outdoorsmen. If you need to find public lands to visit here in Iowa then the Iowa Sportsman’s Atlas can help. Featuring maps of all 99 counties; including paved/unpaved roads, public hunting, fishing, and camping areas, species to pursue, boundary lines, and so much more. This is a great item to have whenever you are out on your next hunting, fishing , or exploring adventure!
FEATURED FISHING ARTICLE
It’s not too often that I get to write an article about an actual fishing story. I’m not talking about the tale of Catfish Hunter or a story that grows with age, but rather a story of adventure, taking place right in the heart of Iowa. An annual adventure that started a few years back that has brought many lessons of success, failure, and the trials and tribulations of being a flathead catfish angler. It all began with a college [...]