The Iowa Sportsman website and magazine are Iowa’s only privately owned media sources catering to hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts here in Iowa. Simply put, we are unlike other Iowa outdoor media sources: All our staff is from Iowa, from our publisher to our writers. We actually follow through on what we advertise; we provide knowledgeable content from people who know the industry or sport discussed.
FEATURED HUNTING ARTICLE
10 Killer Big Buck Bow Hunting Ambushes By Ricky Kinder Why do top notch hunters shoot quality mature deer year after year? Sure they scout, don’t shoot young bucks, maintain their land, pay attention to the wind, plant food plots, are in big buck country, ect. Yes all of those and many more reasons can attribute to better chances of shooting bigger bucks consistently. However do you know the most important reason why people shoot big deer year after year? [...]
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE
The Iowa Sportsman Magazine is a monthly magazine created in 2001. The magazine offers something no other magazines in Iowa offered at the time: A sportsman magazine written by everyday hunters, for everyday hunters. All our writers are non-professional anglers or hunters.
Iowa Sportsman’s Atlas
Iowa Sportsman’s Atlas?has been around a long time and is a very useful and trusted?tool for?thousands of anglers, hunters,?and outdoorsmen.? If you need to find public lands to visit here in Iowa then the Iowa Sportsman’s?Atlas can help.? Featuring?maps of all 99 counties;?including paved/unpaved roads, public hunting, fishing,? and camping?areas, species to pursue, boundary lines, and so much more.?? This is a great item to have whenever you are out on your next hunting, fishing , or exploring adventure!
FEATURED FISHING ARTICLE
5 Go To Plastics That Work By Ben Leal Last month Todd Reed discussed some killer soft baits used for bass. I wanted to expand on his useful info and talk about five soft baits that I like to use for a variety of fish and go into depth on each one of those plastics. When it comes to fishing for our favorite quarry, whether its panfish like bluegill, crappie, white bass; or we’re chasing after big bass and maybe [...]