Register your deer harvest
All successful deer hunters must register each deer they harvest. First register with the State of Iowa. Then register with Polk County.Photo Credit: Todd Copely
First register your harvest with Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Visit the DNR website for instructions and to register online.
Or, call 800-771-4692.
Remember your confirmation number.
Then register your harvest with Polk County Conservation.
Provide the following information:
- Hunter name
- Hunter ID number
- Location of harvest
- Date and time of harvest
- Registration/transportation tag number
- DNR confirmation number
- Type of harvest (doe, button buck, shed buck, or incentive buck)
Choose your method of registration:
It's quick and easy!
Or, if you would prefer to speak with a person, then please call instead.
Register by phone:
Call Charlie Finch of Polk County Conservation at 515-266-1563.