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
How to be an Ace at 3-D Courses By Aaron Stonehocker As bow hunters, keeping our archery skills sharp year round is vital to success in the field. Those short three and a half months we spend in blinds, tree stands, or stalking around the woods in search of our quarry are only a fraction of the opportunities we have to put our minds and archery equipment to the test. While there are several ways to extend our shooting season [...]
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
Disappearing Act: Finding Post-Spawn Crappies By Rod Woten It absolutely boggles my mind! How can the same crappies that were so bunched up and easy to catch during the spawn be so scattered and elusive after the spawn? How can they just disappear? It’s not like they grew legs and walked to another lake. They’re in there somewhere. Right? It’s just another typical year in the life of a crappie. Crappies can be challenging enough to catch after the spawn [...]