Deer Management Program

You can pick up the application form and return it to the Parks & Recreation Department Office in person at the Ericksen Community Center, 1401 11th Avenue North, Clinton, Iowa.  You must have a photo I.D. that will be photo 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. Please read all material.  Season will run September 16, 2023 - January 13, 2024.  Proficiency testing is required for hunters who did not take the test in 2022-2023 season. Proficiency testing is required every other year.  The testing is TBA or by appointment by calling (563)243-1260.  

Testing will take place at the Ericksen Community Center (by the pond) – 1401 11th Avenue North – Clinton, IA. Completion of a “Deer Harvest Report” is required within 24 hours of harvest.  Complete a report at Central Fire Station – 344 3rd Avenue North