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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.

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  • Shoot your trophy during the early season!

    Shoot your Trophy during the Early Season! By Ricky Kinder October 1 is a date that archery hunters in Iowa treat as a holiday, as it is the opening day of archery season for whitetail! While those last few weeks always seem to drag on, the season will be here before we know it. Although the early stages of archery season doesn’t get as much publicity as the rut does, it can be just as good for harvesting a mature [...]

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.

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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!

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FEATURED FISHING ARTICLE

  • Catching Musky and Pike in Iowa

    Catching Musky and Pike in Iowa By Billy Pryor Muskies (aka the musky or muskellunge, plus many other spellings and titles) are the largest of the pike family. They prefer clear water lakes and rivers and are most actively feeding in water temperatures 55° to 70° Fahrenheit. They will eat any fish they can catch and prefer to ambush their prey. They are also known to eat crayfish (crawdads), frogs, mice, and even birds. Fishing for these trophy fish is [...]

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