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 turkey can be hunted (bow only) within the city limits of Council Bluffs.

2018 - 2019 Proficiency Test Dates
All hunters wanting to hunt in the 2018-2019 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 19, 2018
  • August 26, 2018
See the links below for more information.