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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.
Lakes in Scott county drained.
Posted on 08-20-2019
Salvage yards for boats
Posted on 08-18-2019
Time to step up and protect your 2A rights with your Iowa elected officials.
Posted on 08-15-2019
Mounting Trout caught in Iowa Driftless Region
Posted on 08-12-2019
Posted on 08-08-2019
- Lakes in Scott county drained.
FEATURED HUNTING ARTICLE
Snipe Hunting Defined By Nick Johnson Its dark out, you have your burlap sack and are prepared to make a series of loud, unnecessary vocalizations in hopes of luring the elusive snipe of lore you were sent out to capture. Your hoots and hollers shatter the dark silence of the forest, but no snipe shows. The only sounds are the rapid retreat of woodland creatures making a hasty exit and the faint but generous laughter of friends and family, overjoyed [...]
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
By Nick Johnson A sought after fish in Iowa no doubt, the smallmouth bass holds a special place in angler's hearts where they are found. Often targeted in streams and rivers, many fishermen forget about lakes to get their fix on these feisty bass. Indeed many lakes in Iowa are devoid of smallmouth but a select few can certainly offer up a healthy dose of bronzeback bouts. Lakes such as West Okoboji and Big Spirit are historic smallmouth factories and [...]
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GOT ONE WTB Flintlock Rifle Iowa
Posted on 08-16-2019
2002 Crestliner Fish Hawk 1850
Posted on 08-10-2019
Muzzle Loading Pistol Kit PRICE DROP
Posted on 08-08-2019
For Sale: Browning Belgium A5 Magnum 12g from 1960
Posted on 07-06-2019
Anyone shoot 300 blackout?
Posted on 06-20-2019
- GOT ONE WTB Flintlock Rifle Iowa