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Sept. 11, 2020Boone, Iowa |  By: Whitnee Ice

Pheasant numbers are up in Iowa

BOONE, Iowa - Iowa's annual pheasant survey shows a significant increase in popular game bird numbers.

Upland Wildlife Biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Todd Bogenschutz told KXCV/KRNW that Iowa averaged over 20 birds per 30-mile route.

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Bogenschutz anticipates another good pheasant season this Fall and Winter. The next pheasant season begins Oct. 31 and runs through Jan. 10.