Urban Deer and Turkey Management

Council Bluffs Public Health Department, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, regulates where and how many deer and turkeys can be hunted (bow only) within the city limits of Council Bluffs.

2017 - 2018 Proficiency Test Dates
All hunters wanting to hunt in the 2017-2018 Council Bluffs Bow Hunting season must test on one of the following dates from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Council Bluffs Recycling Center located at 4441 Gifford Rd. 
  • August 20, 2017
  • August 27, 2017
See the links below for more information.