Deer Management Program

You can pick up the application form and information packet for this year's hunting season which is September 17th, 2022 through January 10th 2023.

Please read all material and return your application to Parks and Rec Administration office in person at the:
Ericksen Community Center
1401 11th Avenue N
Clinton, Iowa 52732

You must have a photo I.D. that will be copied when you submit your application. Applications must be returned before you can take the proficiency test. You do not need to show proof of hunter safety if you participated in last season's hunt.

Proficiency testing is only required for hunters who did not take the test in 2021 to 2022 season.

The testing dates are September 1st and September 2nd from 8 to 11:30 am.

Testing will take place at the Ericksen Community Center (by the pond).

Completion of "Deer Harvest Report" is required within 24 hours of harvest.

You can complete a report at the:
Central Fire Station
344 3rd Avenue N
Clinton, Iowa 52732