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Mark Blankenship of Springfield wrote: “A memorable Hunt with my nine-year-old son Logan. The Turkey was just a bonus. I had already shot a big gobbler 2 weeks earlier, but this turkey, which I had to wake Logan up to see come in, was by far the best of the two.”
Permit applications are now available for an opening day dove hunt at Lake Shelbyville, Sept. 1. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will be conducting two hunts at the Wilborn Creek dove field from 7 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 6 p.m. STORY & COMMENTS
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said when the Legislature passed the dove hunting law last year, it gave the commission authority to set the season but not to set restrictions on the type of ammunition. Branstad said the commission, which is appointed by the governor, overstepped its authority. STORY & COMMENTS