Sioux County Beaver Bounty 2023-2024

Posted:11/13/2023 Sioux

Sioux County will be offering a bounty of $35.00 per tail for beavers taken during the 2023-2024 trapping season. The maximum that will be paid out is $7,500.

Beavers will be accepted at the Sioux County Conservation Ranger Station- 4051 Cherry Ave, Hawarden on Monday from 8:30- 9:30 am. The first Monday you may bring them to the Ranger Station is November 13, 2023.

Here are the guidelines:

  • Beaver(s) must be taken into Sioux County Conservation Ranger Station between the dates of November 13, 2023, to April 15, 2024.
  • Trapper must have a valid Iowa Furbearer License.
  • No trapping of beaves allowed at: Oak Grove Park, Hawarden, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Hawarden or Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, Sioux Center.
  • The tail must be attached to the beaver(s) when presented for bounty.
  • A bounty of $35.00 will be paid per tail until a maximum of $7,500.00 for the season has been paid.
  • Payment will be processed through the Sioux County Auditor’s Office. A completed W9 tax form from the trapper will be required for payment.

The following forms must be completed and submitted with the beavers:
Beaver Tail Bounty Information Sheet
W9 Form