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
Should I Go Fishing or Work on my Farm? By Tom Peplinski I’ll have to admit, when I was first asked about writing a monthly column for whitetail hunting I was excited about the opportunity and a little overwhelmed at the thought of coming up with monthly ideas to write about. Trying to keep relevant information in front of whitetail hunting fanatics on a monthly basis could prove to be challenging I thought. For the most part, it hasn’t been; [...]
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
A Day in the Life of a Northeast Iowa Trout By Rod Woten Trout are absolutely fascinating to me. Whether it’s their ability to live in the smallest streams or the largest lakes, their sheer strength and survivability, their ability to see and intercept even the smallest aquatic insects rushing by in the current or their bold and beautiful yet highly concealing colors, there are just so many cool things about these fish! As an angler that loves to catch [...]