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Jim Ketelsen Greenwing Marsh

Hunting Hunting at Jim Ketelsen Greenwing Marsh

Jim Ketelsen Greenwing Marsh is a 68-acre tract with a native prairie pothole and restored wetland, pasture grasses, restored and native prairie, sedge meadow, and shelterbelt with upland and waterfowl species.

Only non-toxic ammunition is allowed.

Hunting and trapping are allowed.  No target shooting is allowed.  Please remember to get permission when hunting within 200 yards of any occupied building, even when hunting on public land.  

All state hunting laws apply.  Hunters must possess the proper license(s).   For a complete listing of all state hunting regulations, visit or contact the IDNR in Des Moines at 515-281-5918.

Pets must be on leashes at all times.  Pets shall be deemed as running at large unless the owner carries such animal or leads it by a leash or chain not exceeding six feet in length, or keeps it confined in or attached to a vehicle. Hunting dogs are permitted in designated hunting areas for training, exercise, or hunting, but must be kept on leashes from March 15 to July 15 to protect nesting birds and must be kept under control at all times.