Urban Deer and Turkey Management

2022-2023 Proficiency Test Dates


All hunters wanting to hunt in the 2022-2023 Council Bluffs Bow Hunting season must test on one of the following dates at the Council Bluffs Recycling Center located at 4441 Gifford Rd.
  • August 7, 2022 (3 pm - 5 pm)
  • August 21, 2022 (1 pm - 3 pm)

Bow Hunting Guidelines and Rules for the 2022-2023 Season


  • Deer Season - running from September 17, 2022 – January 22, 2023
  • First Turkey Season - October 1 – December 2, 2022
  • Second Turkey Season - December 19, 2022 – January 10, 2023
See the links below for more information.