Iowa Whitetail Deer Archery Rut
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Description

Hunt over 5000 acres of prime, private farm properties in southern Iowa's big buck country. Your 5 day guided archery/bow hunts are available on early, rut and post-rut dates. Meals and lodging are included at the main lodge in Iowa. Hunting from elevated box blinds and ladder stands as well as ground blinds. Accommodations are 1-4 occupancy per room with shared bathroom & shower area. Options available for room with beds and private bath. Laundry facility available. Typical schedule has you in camp the day before your hunt, on the range and viewing trail cam pics of deer to help hunters learn the scoring of 130-160" class bucks. There is more often ground growth vs ground shrinkage with big body, midwest bucks. Start the day with a continental breakfast, option of sack lunch in the field or soup & sandwich at camp and home cooked midwest evening meal. 2x1 or 3x1 guiding includes in-hunt transportation, skin/cape and debone your harvest. Can arrange additional processing and taxidermy for additional fees. Apply for Iowa tag and if unsuccessful you can move deposit to following year or hunt in Missouri with OTC license. Similar trophy class opportunities on both sides of the border near the main lodge.


Details

  • Species: Whitetail Deer
  • Average Classification: 140 - 160
  • Shot Opportunity: 50
  • Weapon: Archery
  • Hunt Catalog #: IA001-1
  • Tag Availability: Draw
Classification details:

140-160" with the possibility of 170"+ trophy class bucks.


Available Dates

October 01, 2020 - November 29, 2020


Pricing

  • Member Price: $3,500.00
  • Non-Member Price: $3,850.00

50% deposit ($1000 min) with balance due to outfitter 60 days prior to the hunt date. $3000 Early bow - Oct 1-25, 2018 any 5 days $3500 Rut bow - Oct 26- Nov 15, 2018 5 day hunts $3000 Post Rut bow - Nov 16-29, 2018 any 5 days


Location

South Central Iowa, Iowa, United States of America


Refund Policy:

Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.

Description

Hunt over 5000 acres of prime, private farm properties in southern Iowa's big buck country. Your 5 day guided archery/bow hunts are available on early, rut and post-rut dates. Hunting from elevated box blinds and ladder stands as well as ground blinds. Typical schedule has you in camp the day before your hunt, on the range and viewing trail cam pics of deer to help hunters learn the scoring of 130-160" class bucks. There is more often ground growth vs ground shrinkage with big body, midwest bucks. 2x1 or 3x1 guiding includes in-hunt transportation, skin/cape and debone your harvest. Can arrange additional processing and taxidermy for additional fees.


HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

  • Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge
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    Lodging & Accommodations Scale

    5 - Cabin/Lodge

    4 - Bunk House/Trailer

    3 - Wall Tent

    2 - Backpack Tent

    1 - Client Provided/Hotel

Meals and lodging are included at the main lodge in Iowa. Accommodations are 1-4 occupancy per room with shared bathroom & shower area. Options available for room with beds and private bath. Laundry facility available

  • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen
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    Menu & Food Scale

    5 - 5 Star Catered

    4 - Full Kitchen

    3 - Field Kitchen

    2 - Backpack Food

    1 - Client Provided

Meals and lodging are included at the main lodge in Iowa. Start the day with a continental breakfast, option of sack lunch in the field or soup & sandwich at camp and home cooked midwest evening meal.

  • Physical Conditions: Light Hiking
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    Physical Conditions Scale:

    5 - All Vehicle Access

    4 - Light Hiking

    3 - Moderate Hiking

    2 - Heavy Hiking

    1 - Extreme Back Country

Getting to tree stand or shot opportunity


Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

.2x1 or 3x1 guiding includes in-hunt transportation

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Description

Hunt over 5000 acres of prime, private farm properties in southern Iowa's big buck country. Typical schedule has you in camp the day before your hunt, on the range and viewing trail cam pics of deer to help hunters learn the scoring of 130-160" class bucks. This hunt requires light hiking and physical demands. The weather should be fairly nice, but the weather can get cooler or warmer. Bring a proper and comfortable layering system.


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What to Bring

  •   Archery Gear list * Firearm and extra ammunition or bow with plenty of arrows * Clothes for layering * Permits and licenses with a pen (in case a screenshot on your phone does not suffice) * Sturdy hunting knife * Snacks and a drink * Rangefinder * Deer scents * Seat or cushion to sit on * Fog eliminating cloth * Camera or smartphone * Extra batteries and phone charger  * Hunter orange if required by law * Binoculars * Written permission for hunting private land * Book or reading list  * Wind checker * Deer calls * Scent control spray * Gear hoist or pull up rope * Safety harness and safety rope with carabiner if tree stand hunting * Flashlight or headlamp * Tree stand hooks and accessories, EZ Hangers, and accessories * Warm boots * Rain gear * Hand warmers * 2 pair of gloves (1 light & 1 medium) * Ball cap * Stocking cap

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