Bow deer hunting season now open in Mt. Pleasant

The bow season to hunt deer in the City of Mt. Pleaasnt is open now through Jan. 10, 2019.

For those interested in bow hunting deer within the city limits of Mt. Pleasant, they may pick up a copy of the rules and regulations at the Mt. Pleasant Police Deparmtnet or at Big Creek Outdoors, 1751 Oakland Mills Road, Mt. Pleasant.

To bow hunt within city limits, hunters must be at least 18 years old and possess a State of Iowa hunting license and a City of Mt. Pleasant Bow Hunting Permit. To obtain a city permit, hunters will need to pass a proficiency test, which is administered at Big Creek Outdoors. Hunters will be able to obtain their Iowa Hunting License and City of Mt. Pleasant Bow Permit at the location also.

The city permit is a special issued permit valid only within the city limits of Mt. Pleasant. It does not affect your ability to purchase any other state deer hunting licenses.

For questions, contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 319-385-1450.