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To Hunt: You Must Pay:
Deer, Furbearers, Turkey, and Upland and Small Game Wildlife Habitat Fee
Migratory Game Birds Wildlife Habitat Fee and Iowa Migratory Game Bird Fee

The Wildlife Habitat Fee and Iowa Migratory Game Bird Fee must be paid annually.

Iowa residents 16 through 64 years of age, and all non-residents regardless of age, must pay the Wildlife Habitat Fee to hunt or trap if they are required to have a Hunting or Furharvester License.

All non-residents must pay the Wildlife Habitat Fee to hunt deer and turkey.

Iowa residents and non-residents 16 years of age or older must pay the Iowa Migratory Game Bird Fee—even if a Hunting License is not required—to hunt:

  • Brant
  • Coot
  • Duck
  • Gallinule
  • Rail
  • Snipe
  • Wild Goose
  • Woodcock