Deer hunting licenses for Iowa residents went on sale on August 15th through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  Iowa residents are eligible for one any deer license for a gun season, one any deer license for archery season, and one county specific antlerless deer license.  Hunters can purchase licenses through the last day of each deer hunting season.  For more information on deer hunting and to purchase a deer license, visit the DNR’s website

The application period for nonresident deer hunters has ended and the drawing results are online at  If a hunter was unsuccessful in receiving a license they can purchase an excess tag.  Excess tags are on sale on the DNR’s website or by calling 800-367-1188.