Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Licenses

 Sportsman's licenses are sold in the County Recorder's Office.  The cost of individual licenses are listed below. Hunting and Fishing Licenses are also available at various other locations.  List locations.

  • Hunting License
  • Fishing License
  • Fur Harvester
  • Lifetime fishing and hunting (over 65)
  • Various special seasons
  • Stamps
  • Non-resident Licenses

Information is also available for: 

  • Migratory Game Bird Seasons
  • Hunting Seasons
  • Bag Limits
  • Fall Turkey
  • Spring Turkey
  • Deer Population Management Zone Hunts

Applications and Regulations are available on-line from the Department of Natural Resources at:

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Bureau


 

Fishing License and Stamps

Resident

   
 

Fishing (16 years of age and older)

$19.00
 

Lifetime Fishing (65 years of age and older)

$52.50
 

7-day resident

$13.50
 

1-day resident

$9.50
 

Trout fee

$12.50
     

Non-Resident

   
 

Non-resident Fishing (14 years of age and older)

$41.00
 

7-day non-resident

$32.00
 

3-day non-resident

$17.50
 

Trout fee

$15.00
 

1-day

$10.50

 


Hunting License

If you were born after Jan. 1, 1967 you must satisfactorily complete a hunter education course in order to obtain a hunting license.  You may call our office for details.

Resident

   
 

Hunting

$19.00
  Lifetime Hunting (65 years of age and older) $52.50
 

Fur Harvester (under 16 years of age)

$7.50
 

Fur Harvester (16 years of age and older)

$22.50
 

Migratory Bird Fee

$10.00
 

Habitat Fee

$13.00
 

Hunting Preserve

$7.00

Non-Resident

   
 

Hunting (18 years of age and older)

$112.00
 

Hunting (under 18 years of age)

$32.00
 

Migratory Bird Fee

$10.00
 

Habitat Fee

$13.00
 

Fur Harvester

$202.000
 

Hunting Preserve

$7.00
 

Falconry

$28.00

 * Annual Free Fishing or combined Hunting and Fishing License for low income 65 or older or low income permanently disabled may call for information the Department of Natural Resources in Des Moines (515) 281-8688.