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Game species in Iowa include upland and small game, migratory game birds, turkeys, deer, and furbearers.

These furbearers may be trapped or hunted:

  • Bobcat
  • Coyote
  • Gray Fox
  • Opossum
  • Raccoon
  • Red Fox

These furbearers may only be trapped:

  • Badger
  • Beaver
  • Groundhog (Woodchuck)
  • Long-Tailed Weasel
  • Mink
  • Muskrat
  • Otter
  • Striped Skunk
  • Weasel