|6th Annual City of Davenport Urban Deer Hunt|
|News Releases - Sports & Recreation|
|Written by Ron Summers|
|Thursday, 15 September 2011 07:43|
The fifth annual urban deer hunt will begin in Davenport on September 10, 2011 and continue through January 29th 2012. This year the special deer management zone will include all areas of three acres or more inside Davenport city limits. Landowner permission is required to hunt on private or public property. The only legal deer license recognized within the Davenport city limits will be a special deer management zone permit. The hunt will be coordinated by Parks and Recreation employee, Mike Reis, who can be contacted at: 563-320-2315.
The City of Davenport has created a special antlerless management zone, for the purpose of controlling the deer population within the City of Davenport. This zone will include all public and private property with a minimum of three acres or more, within Davenport City Limits. To legally hunt deer within this management zone, a special deer management tag must be obtained.
To participate in this deer management zone hunt each hunter must have completed a DNR Hunter Education Course. For information concerning the time and date of this course, please contact: B & B Shooting Supplies, 2152 State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722, Phone: (563) 355–4867. A yearly proficiency test will be required to purchase a deer management zone tag. This test will be offered through B & B Shooting Supplies.
Deer tags may be purchased from:
Rules and regulations that apply to the Deer Hunt are as follows:
More information can be found at www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/parks. Within 24 hours of harvest, hunters filling a special deer management tag must contact:
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