iowa-deer-hunting-guidesNothing compares to hunting with BBD Outfitters as we go above and beyond to give every client the hunt of a lifetime. We are not your typical “run them through outfitter” and we have the stats to prove it.

We hunt over 6500 exclusive acres of property on over 50 different farms with 100+ preset ladder and hang on stands, and over 30 elevated hunting blinds all over standing crop of food plots. We recently purchased a new 110 HP New Holland tractor with a No-Till Drill, which is going to take our food plot game up to a whole new level. We stay tuned with the newest technologies in seed, mineral, and food plot techniques to ensure we have the maximum draw to keep deer coming back to our properties. Going into the 2020 season we will be planting over 60 acres of annual and perennial plots and leaving an additional 20+ acres of standing crop on our farms. Additionally, we run over 60 cellular cameras to stay tuned with our deer so we can make moves as needed day to day throughout your hunt. There is no one out there going to the extremes like Big Buck Down Outfitters to ensure the best experience possible.

We recently purchased a 35,000 SF school that we are converting into one of the best deer lodges on the planet!! The lodge has 6 newly renovated rooms, a indoor 35 yard 3D range, locker room, a hunters lounge, dining room, and a great room to kick up your feet and relax after each days hunt.

We have created a first class atmosphere, with our lodge and dining to ensure best experience possible both in and out of the deer stand.

2020 Hunts

Hunts
 COST  DAYS
Youth Season
Sept 19 – 23  $3,500 5
Severely Disabled
Sept 19 – 23  $4,000 5
Early Muzzleloader
Mid October  $4,000  5
Archery Pre Rut
Oct 25 – 31 $4,350  7
Archery Rut
Nov 1–Nov 6 $4350 6
Nov 7–12 $4350 6
Nov 13–19 $4350 7
Flex Rut Hunt $6000 9
Shotgun 1st Season
Dec 5–9 $4500 5
Shotgun 2nd Season
Dec 12–17 $4350 6
Dec 12-20 $6500 10
Late Muzzleloader
Jan 1–5 $4250 5
Jan 1–10 $6500 10

2021/2022 Hunts

Hunts
 COST  DAYS
Youth Season
S3rd Sat in Sept.  $3,500 5
Severely Disabled
3rd Sat in Sept.  $4,000 5
Early Muzzleloader
Mid October  $5,000  5
Archery Pre Rut
Oct 25 – 31 $4750  7
Archery Rut
Nov 1–Nov 6 $4750 6
Nov 7–12 $4750 6
Nov 13–19 $4750 7
Shotgun 1st Season
Open 1st Sat Dec. $5500 5
Shotgun 2nd Season
Open 2nd Sat Dec. $5000 6
Late Muzzleloader
Jan 1–10 $5000 5

Iowa State Sales Tax of 7% is additional to all hunt prices

Booking a Hunt

We have just started offering a $750 deposit to book a hunt anytime in the future. Due to the increased interest over the past year we highly recommend getting locked in for your hunts ASAP as we will likely be filled up on gun seasons two years in advance starting spring of 2020. Once we have your deposit, we will take care of your hunt applications with the Iowa DNR completely free. This will eliminate any worry or hassle in dealing with the drawing system for our clients. Your deposit will also lock you in on priority dates and at the current years hunt price. Once you draw your hunt a remaining balance of $1250 is required to fulfill the $2000 hunt deposit.