Urban Deer and Turkey Management

Council Bluffs Public Health, 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.

Proficiency tests for the 2017 - 2018 Bow Hunting season in Council Bluffs will occur in August 2017. Exact dates to be announced. 

Information for the 2017-2018 season will posted in Fall of 2017.
Testing will be held at the Council Bluffs Recycling Center located at 4441 Gifford Rd.