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Deer hunting shoot set for Muscatine

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The City of Muscatine Tuesday announced its upcoming bow hunting season for deer.

The 2017 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 16, 2017 through Jan. 10, 2018. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 3, 2017, meeting. This year’s hunt will again be for bow hunting on approved private property with two (2) acres or more. Property owners may combined parcels to reach the two (2) acre minimum.

In advance of the upcoming bow hunting season for deer, the City of Muscatine will once again host a qualifying shoot for interested parties. In order for individuals to be eligible to participate in this year’s hunting season within the city limits, they must pass a shooting proficiency test.

The test will be given at the lower level lot of the Weed Park Maintenance Facility, 1211 Weed Park Drive, on the following dates:

  1. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  2. Saturday, September 9, 2017 – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  3. Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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