1 2018 NONRESIDENT IOWA DEER. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS . APPLICATION DATES. GENERAL 5-JUNE 3. Excess licenses if available after JULY 28. OPTIONAL 281,2. ANTLERLESS-ONLY HOLIDAY (if quota allows)..DEC. 151. 1. through last day of season or until quotas fill (if applicable). 2. optional Antlerless-only licenses for shotgun 1, shotgun 2 or the disabled hunter season only SEASON CHOICE LICENSE FEES*. A. REGULAR GUN Dec. 1-5 GENERAL $426. B. REGULAR GUN Dec. 8-16 $228. C. BOW ..Oct. 1-Nov. 30 and HOLIDAY $78.. Dec. 17-Jan. 10, 2019 HUNTING LICENSE (18 and older).
2 $112. HUNTING LICENSE (under age 18)..$32. D. MUZZLELOADER .. Dec. 17-Jan. 10, 2019. HABITAT $13. E. DISABLED HUNTER .. Sept. 15-30 *Purchases subject to an APPLICATION fee based on a percentage of total license F. HOLIDAY ANTLERLESS-ONLY .. Dec. cost, provided at the time of APPLICATION . LICENSE QUOTAS AND ZONES. NONRESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE. 1 71 169. 10 63 9 Hunting license and habitat fees for nonresidents for 2019 go on sale Jan. 1, 3 3 2019. The 2018 licenses are on sale until Dec. 31, 2018. 20. 2 35. 7 8. 3 141.
3 4. 30 Des Moines 38. A MANDATORY Antlerless-only license 163 will be issued with each General deer 92. 4. license. This map does not pertain to Op- 59 5 34 tional Antlerless-only quotas. (p. 3). 35 63 6 218. 2017 2018 2018 2017 2018. applications General Deer Maximum # Unsuccessful 4,450 Optional RECEIVED QUOTAS bow licenses bow applications ANTLERLESS-ONLY. ZONE 1 186 90 31 11 License Quota map ZONE 2 152 90 31 45 available July 2018. ZONE 3 672 560 196 126. ZONE 4 2281 1280 448 456. ZONE 5 2916 1600 560 759. ZONE 6 1343 800 280 330.
4 ZONE 7 516 360 126 110. ZONE 8 300 240 84 69. ZONE 9 930 880 308 211. ZONE 10 205 100 35 26. TOTAL 9,509 6,000 2,099 2,143. For News and Updates, Drawing Statistics, Disabled Hunter Affidavit, Where to Find Public Hunting Areas, Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations, and Nonresident Landowner Affidavit, go to 1. NONRESIDENT DEER LICENSE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS . LICENSE QUOTAS security number or DNR identification number) and 6,000 General deer/Antlerless-only combination credit card or blank check ready when you call.
5 Those licenses are avail able, divided among 10 zones. required to have hunter education certification and No more than 35 percent for each zone can be who have not previously purchased a license through for the bow season. ELSI will be required to email or fax a copy of their 4,450 Optional Antlerless-only deer licenses. Sold state-issued hunter education card or certification in a separate process after General deer/Antlerless- letter to the telephone order center before telephoning only combination licenses are issued.
6 The toll free number to apply. The email address is Quotas for General deer/Antlerless-only The fax number is combination and Bow licenses have been established (615) 263-6037. The phone number is 800-367-1188. for each zone (p. 1). General deer/Antler less-only combination licenses will be issued randomly within GENERAL DEER/MANDATORY. each zone for the season designated by the applicant ANTLERLESS LICENSES. until the Bow or General deer/Antlerless-only combination quota is reached for each zone. If the applications for General deer/Antlerless-only Bow quota is reached first, General deer/Antlerless- licenses will be accepted beginning 6 CDT.
7 Only combination licenses will continue to be issued May 5 through June 3. If applications have been for firearm seasons until the zone quota is reached. sold in excess of the license quota or bow quota for any zone, a drawing will be held to determine which IMPORTANT NOTICES applicants receive licenses. Hunters may determine General deer/ Antlerless-only license their drawing status beginning July 21 by going combinations, optional Antler less-only for hunters with to landowner's preference (p. 3), optional Antlerless-only Drawing status will not be provided over the licenses for non-landowners and optional Antlerless- phone.
8 Only licenses for the Holiday season are sold at Licenses will be mailed to successful applicants separate times and by separate methods. Please read in August. Refunds of license fees will be mailed through the entire guide before deciding which license to unsuccessful applicants 6 to 8 weeks after the you are eligible for and wish to purchase. drawing. License agent writing fees, administrative Two types of hunters must submit affidavits of fees, telephone or internet APPLICATION fees and eligibility to the DNR before applying for a license: the mandatory $50 preference point fee will not be 1) hunters wishing to participate in the disabled refunded.
9 Season and 2) nonresident landowners applying for If any license quota for General deer/Antlerless- preference for antlerless-only licenses. Affidavits only combination licenses has not been filled, the must be received by the DNR at least five working excess licenses will be sold first-come, first-served days prior to applying for a license. Affidavits online or through the telephone ordering system may be obtained at beginning 6 CDT July 28. Licenses will be sold nonresidenthunting or call 515-725-8200. until the quota has been filled or 10 days before the start of the respective season.
10 To check the APPLYING FOR A LICENSE availability of excess or antlerless licenses go to Nonresident deer hunting licenses may be applied for through the DNR's web-based license sales system or by calling the telephone ordering GROUP applications . system at 1-800-367-1188. To apply online, go to Hunters may apply for General deer/Antlerless- and click on Buy Your only combination licenses as individuals or groups Hunting and Fishing License Online and follow of up to 15, with one member identified as the group the prompts.