Northern Prairie WMA

Shoveler Fly By

A 40 acre area with a restored pothole wetland and some surrounding uplands.


From Hwy 105 west of Northwood take either Wheelerwood RD or Finch Ave north to 500th St. Take a left on 500th St and drive west. Turn north on Cardinal Ave. drive north about half of a mile.


The restored pothole wetland is fairly deep water.  The restored uplands consist mainly of native grasses.  This county owned property adjoins  the IADNR's Bright's Lake property.

Operating Hours & Seasons

For season dates check IA DNR hunting regulations.