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
Over Seeding Food Plots By Tom Peplinski Over-seeding food plots is a hot topic these days. I’m not sure why but my gut tells me over-seeding is a popular way to try and salvage spring planted food plots that didn’t quite pan out. So, in a last ditch effort, the food plotter tries throwing some miracle seed over the top of a plot in hopes that it salvages an otherwise failed food plot. My gut tells me this because I’ve [...]
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
Catch Your Biggest Bass Right Now By Todd Reed Spring is probably the most anticipated season of the year here in Iowa. Flowers start popping up, the grass is bright green, wildlife is everywhere and the chill of winter has left for another year. As outdoors people, our anticipation turns to enjoying the trails, perhaps some spring hunting, mushrooms, and of course spring fishing. Each and every year anglers flood the rivers and lakes for their first chance to reel [...]