Urban Deer and Turkey Management

2021-2022 Proficiency Test Dates


All hunters wanting to hunt in the 2021-2022 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 1, 2021
  • August 22, 2021

Bow Hunting Guidelines and Rules for the 2021-2022 Season


  • Deer Season - running from September 18, 2021 – January 23, 2022
  • First Turkey Season - October 1 – December 3, 2021
  • Second Turkey Season - December 20, 2021 – January 10, 2022
See the links below for more information.