Fishing Academy – Learn to fish, The Basics ~ Fishing 101 by Palo Outdoors
Thursday, January 11, 6-9pm
If you are new to fishing or rusty from time away from the fishing scene, then we would like to invite you to join us for an educational brush up that will prepare you for success on the water. Join Chuck Ungs and Capt. Dave Nichols from Hawkeye Angling Adventures, as we guide you through how to set yourself up for success. No charge but pre-registration is suggested to ensure adequate materials are available. Door prizes will be awarded to participants. Pre-register by Jan. 10 by calling 319-892-6485 to talk to Chuck.
4th Annual Fishing Academy
Saturday, January 13, 9am-4:30pm
We will again host a great opportunity to pick up some new ideas and techniques from the leading edge of the fishing world. We will have a number of experts here to help you catch more quality fish. See page ??? for additional information on presenters. Cost is $20 per person including lunch and chances at door prizes.
11/22/2017 @ 09:01 AM Contributed by: patrick Views:: 197
AUCTION - Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 1 p.m. in Clarksville, IA
720.4 acres, m/l, being offered in 5 individual parcels:
Amvets Post 30, 102 E. Greene St., Clarksville, IA 50619
Parcel 1 - 80 acres, m/l, with 77.4 est. FSA crop acres and a CSR2 of 84.2. Pattern tiled farm on blacktop road.
Parcel 2 - 162 acres, m/l, with 106.38 FSA crop acres and a CSR2 of 86.1. Combination of crop and timber with excellent hunting.
Parcel 3 - 118.9 acres, m/l, with 55.1 est. FSA crop acres and a CSR2 of 75.5. Great combination of recreational/timber land with productive crop ground to provide income. Shell Rock River frontage on north end of farm.
Parcel 4 - 79.5 acres, m/l, with 67.5 est. FSA crop acres and a CSR2 of 63.7. The east 38.5 acres of this farm caries a CSR2 of 78.1. Pasture & trees on the western portion of the farm are included in FSA crop acres, but have not been in row crop production in recent years.
Parcel 5 - 280 acres, m/l, with 176.19 crop acres and a CSR2 of 69.3. Productive farm ground with many recreational and hunting opportunities with timber and the Shell Rock River. Contact acreage owner before driving onto the property.
Method of Sale
Parcels will be offered individually and will not be combined.
11/19/2017 @ 12:43 AM Contributed by: Iowa archer Views:: 219
As you might have guessed from the title, this story focuses on being persistent when bow hunting. This is not a tale of my own personal hunting adventure. It is a snapshot of my daughter Madison's pursuit of a specific buck. Madison has bow hunted off and on the past 4 years, with her dedication to her studies and playing golf for her college, she had to put hunting on the back burner from time to time. This year though was a different story. This year she was able to focus more on bow hunting, and practicing her archery skills. Don't get me wrong, she still has a very full school schedule and works, but now with her living back home, she has more time to spend in the woods. And that is exactly what she did this year. Logging countless hours in her groundblinds pursuing not just a whitetail deer, but a true Iowa Giant. After several nights with no success she never gave up. Her positive attitude and excitement to get back out as soon as possible was very infectious. Even after her encounter with her target buck and succumbing to the dreaded "buck fever" she still persisted. Finally on November 16th she had her third encounter with "her" buck........this time she stayed composed and focused. With one well placed 30 yard shot ( that she practiced over and over on the block target) she fulfilled what many bow hunters only dream about. She got "her" buck. Her excitement, persistence , and most importantly the respect she showed her buck, added another layer of pride I have to be her Dad.
11/02/2017 @ 09:32 AM Contributed by: patrick Views:: 409
600 +/- acres in Albia, IA
Tuesday December 5th @ 1pm
Indian Hills Inn, Albia, IA
-Main lodge with 3 bedroom, kitchen with custom cabinets full of storage space, 2 full bathrooms, 3 car garage, laundry hookups.
-Guest lodge with 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, kitchen, and 2 car garage.
-247 +/- acres of crop land comprised of 145 acres currently cash rent and 102 acres CRP (requested for renewal).
-413 +/- acres of mature timber and pasture
-1/2 mile from Albia, airport.
-Property is right off of 201 St.
-Great income potential!
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017 10:00 AM
SALE TO BE CONDUCTED AT THE FARM LOCATED: 1/2 Mile East of Drakesville, Iowa on 180th Street, then 2 Miles North on Jade Avenue to sale site. Auction Signs Will Be Posted.
440 ACRES M/L, Sections 21, 28 & 33, Soap Creek Township, Davis County, Iowa.
Tract I – 160 Acres: 74 Acres or more of level to sloping cropland, with remaining acreage mostly open, rolling pasture and hayland, with a pond. Road frontage with improvements including a frame barn and open-front machine shed with rural water service.
Tract II – 280 Acres: This tract of land adjoins Tract I on the north and consists of rolling, hardwood heavy timber ground with some hayland. This parcel of land offers great wildlife habitat, as well as secluded hunting grounds, with a centrally-located large pond. Access provided via easement across the west side of Tract I.
TERMS: 20% down day of sale, balance in cash upon delivery of a Warranty Deed, accompanied by Abstract of Title showing merchantable title. Real estate taxes will be pro-rated to January 1, 2018. Possession given upon settlement, subject to current tenant lease agreement. For further particulars or an appointment to inspect the property, please call the auction company: 641-682-5465. Announcements made day of sale take precedence over any advertising.
JIM KOSMAN, ROGER CLINGAN & TODD CARROLL – AUCTIONEER
AL MARTIN REAL ESTATE & AUCTION CO., INC.
307 Church St., Ottumwa, IA 52501
Phone: 641-682-5465 Website: www.almartinauction.net
Des Moines Izaak Walton League
and Water Works Park
4343 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, Iowa
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by bringing the entire family out for a fun weekend discovering new and exciting ways to enjoy Iowa's outdoors. With over 50 free hands-on activities and daily family presentations, visitor's are able to learn, observe and experience recreation opportunities in the great outdoors.
Hands-on activities include (but are not limited to):Fishing-Reel Fishing, Bow Fishing, Casting games, Fish Printing, Fish Cleaning & Cooking. Water Sports-Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Life Jacket Safety, Knot Tying. Kid's Corner-Fossil & Treasure Dig, Live Animals, Minnow Races, Build a Bird Feeder, Camping
Tent Demonstrations, Dutch Oven and Game Cooking Buckskinners EncampmentTraditional encampment, Blacksmith Shop, Tomahawk Range, Atl AtlArchery Beginners Foam Range, Traditional Range (9 and over), 3D Range, Aerial Range, Bow Fishing. Tree Stand Safety, Shooting Sports Trap Shooting (height requirement), Sling Shot, BB Gun Range, Air Gun Range, Muzzle Loading Demo's Wildlife & Hunting
Furharvesting and Trapping in Iowa, Waterfowl Hunting, Turn In Poachers (TIP), Wild Game Care/Food Safety, Turkey Hunting Conservation - Urban Garden Program, Polk County Soil & Water Conservation, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Sierra Club, Urban Pollinator Program, Outdoor Health Raptor Release - SOAR (release times available at the Registration Tent) Live Game Field Dressing - Milo Locker
08/16/2017 @ 08:32 AM Contributed by: patrick Views:: 1,093
Middle River Buck Blinds Pre-Season Deer Hunting Open House
Saturday September 9th, 2017 9:00am to 5:00pm
1075 Highway 25, Menlo, IA (Exit 86 on Interstate 80) South of the Interstate ¼ of a mile.
There will be Deer Blinds, HuntVe (all electric UTV), mineral, food plots and more. Several Deer Blinds are going to be set up on stands. Our popular trailer blinds are going to be on site. This will allow you to get up close and sit in the blinds. Our staff will be there to answer any of your questions.
The HuntVes will be there. This is the all-electric UTV. Stealth has a new name it is called the HuntVe. Getting to your Deer stand quietly is very important. We will have one model available for demo test.
We are going to have military HMMWVs available for purchase at the event. These units are fully licensed and titled for road use.
We are going to have Dan Miller at this event to help you with all of your food plots needs. He has many years of experience in the agricultural industry from CRP to cover crops.
RAKS Big Game Supplements will be on hand at the event to talk about the need for mineral and feed supplementation for the deer, year round. We will have their product on hand to sell. Combine this with one of our feeders and you have deadly combination.