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In Iowa, it is illegal to fire any rifle on or over any state:

  • Public highway
  • Railroad right-of-way
  • Waters

You may not shoot any of the following over a public roadway:

  • Shotgun shooting a slug
  • Pistol
  • Revolver

Other Highway Restrictions

  • You may not fire a rifle or a handgun from a highway. This includes muzzleloading rifles and muskets.
  • You may not discharge a shotgun shooting slugs from a highway north of U.S. 30 while deer hunting.