The first archery season for deer in Iowa is this week. The early split of the archery season is October 1st through December 6th and licenses are on sale until the end of the season. The early muzzleloader season is October 12th through the 20th. A current hunting license is required.
According to the Iowa Deer Harvest report, so far this year 29 deer total have been harvested in Washington County, 17 of which were does. Across the state, 2068 deer have been harvested total with more than half of those being does.
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