Year-end license sales recap

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Each year the Iowa DNR releases the data on fishing and hunting license sales. Listed below are the numbers for 2016.

2016 Resident Fishing License Sales

Annual241,884
3-year Special13,673
Bonus 3rd fishing line7,334
Lifetime7,977
Seven Day1,122
One Day2,738
Trout Fee41,650
Special Paddlefish360
Special Paddlefish under 169
Boundary Water Trotline527
Commercial Fisher89
Commercial Turtle Harvester65
Commercial Turtle Helper14
Commercial Turtle Buyer5

2016 Resident Hunting License Sales

Annual27,574
Lifetime2,728
Hunting/Habitat Combo74,969
3-year License/Habitat Combo4,617
Fur Harvest 16 & Older13,279
Fur Harvest under 16702
Fur Harvest Lifetime249
Apprentice Hunting/Habitat828
Migratory Bird (Duck)25,669
Habitat25,730

2016 Combination License Sales

Hunting, Fishing, Habitat47,464

2016 Deer License Sales

Archery56,622
Shotgun 150,036
Shotgun 244,360
Late Muzzleloader21,277
Youth9,192
Early Muzzleloader7,514

Landowner-Tenant Deer Licenses

Archery5,268
Shotgun 1 and 222,894
Late Muzzleloader2,477
Early Muzzleloader1,497

2016 Spring Turkey License Sales

Archery6,303
Gun-Bow Season 1-317,076
Gun-Bow Season 414,502
Gun-Bow Youth5,835

Landowner-Tenant Spring Turkey Licenses

Archery781
Gun-Bow Season 1-32,362
Gun-Bow Season 42,108
Gun-Bow Youth51

2016 Fall Turkey License Sales

Archery1,534
Gun-Bow2,622

Landowner-Tenant Fall Turkey Licenses

Archery869
Gun-Bow2,721
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