The turkey woods have gone silent, the mushrooms are all but gone, decaying or hidden in a jungle of poison ivy and May apples. As the waterfowl hunting season approaches, thereâs one question on the mind of every duck hunter: Where are the ducks? Our guides have many years experience in hunting and fishing ventures of all types throughout the Midwest. Licenses and permits are available for both Iowa residents and nonresidents, and vary in price. However please do consider this to be a more long term solution to late duck season wishes of Iowa duck hunters. Walk -ns are also possible here and can get you some extra ducks through the season. Everything you need to plan your Iowa hunting trips for 2020. The DU Waterfowl Migration Map is an interactive application that allows visitors across the North America to report on waterfowl concentrations and hunting reports in their area. Waterfowl Hunting. Ugh the lull of fall! It would allow hunters in one of the largest metropolitan areas adjoining Iowa an attractive place to hunt late season Mallards â¦ Iowa hunting seasons include deer, turkey, pheasant and a listing of small game. Prepare Now For Waterfowl Season. Get the latest species and season information. Cupwing Outfitters is an outfitter service based in Council Bluffs, Iowa. We are only offering 2 groups per year, a minimum of 3 days and 4 hunters (great for corporate groups) When people think of hunting waterfowl they usually think of Canada or Arkansas. However, from personal experience we think that Iowa is one of the greatest places to hunt ducks and geese. Such a zone - in Iowa - would offer farmers and others who cannot hunt waterfowl during harvest & fall tillage, a time and place to go hunt - in state and within a reasonable drive from home plate. The waterfowl survey information presented here each fall is the sum, in most cases, of several areas in the vicinity of the primary survey site depicted on the attached graphic. Saylorville the other big water in Iowa is a much overlooked place to duck hunt. Hunters can purchase licenses and permits in several ways: through a license agent, over the phone or online. The IDNR said for the record they are or will be working on the development of a much larger late zone to offer more duck hunters that opportunity they seek. Iowa Sportsman article on waterfowl season in Iowa. Especially in the late season I have often hunted and limited out of diver ducks of all sorts. This is typically one of the last areas to freeze along with Red Rock. Waterfowl Forums Zones & Areas to Hunt (9 Viewing) From the northern to southern part of Iowa, to the Mississippi river -- this is the place to post waterfowl â¦ The timing, magnitude, and duration of the waterfowl migration in Iowa depends not only on the weather and habitat conditions in Iowa, but on weather â¦ We specialize in Snow Goose hunts, but we do guide waterfowl hunts of all types with an extremely high success rate. Access district and public hunting land maps. Duck season is open in Iowaâs north zone through Dec. 3, in the south zone through Dec. 10, and will be open in the Missouri River zone from Oct. 26 to Dec. 17.