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
Fourth Quarter Honkers By Ryan Eder Whether we are talking sports or hunting, there is something about that buzzer beater shot or fourth quarter comeback that makes things exciting. Late season goose hunting has the same appeal, as it is typically the latest season open for waterfowl hunting and it is our last weeks of enjoying time in the blind for the year. What is different about late season goose hunting? We have examined tactics all season long and guess [...]
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
Winter Panfish Preview on the Iowa Great Lakes By Steve Weisman With the entire open water panfishing so outstanding on the Iowa Great Lakes, ice fishermen can hardly wait to see what the hard water season will bring. Big Spirit, East Okoboji, Upper Gar, Minnewashta and West Okoboji consistently produced excellent panfishing action all summer. From perch, to yellow bass to crappies and bluegills…it was awesome. Let’s take a look at each lake for an ice fishing preview. Before we [...]