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<br /> THE IOWA SPORTSMAN • 1517 3rd Ave NW • FORT DODGE IA 50501 • 877-424-4594<br /> Presorted Standard<br /> U.S. Postage<br /> PAID<br /> Permit No. 152<br /> Pontiac, IL 61764<br /> Electronic<br /> Service<br /> Requested<br /> <br /> <br /> 12<br /> 12 WHITETAIL RUT Q&A<br /> By Ryan Graden<br /> 16 BIG BITE - NOVEMBER BASS<br /> By Ben Leal<br /> 20 DEER DECOY MISTAKES<br /> By Ben Leal<br /> 24 TIME FOR IOWAN’S TO ACT<br /> By Steve Weisman<br /> 28 PRE-ICE ICE PREPARATION<br /> By Rod Woten<br /> 32<br /> 36<br /> 10 TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL SNARELINE<br /> By JD Rogge<br /> WHITETAILS 365:<br /> THROWING CAUTION<br /> By Tom Peplinski<br /> FEATURES<br /> 42END OF YEAR REFLECTION<br /> ON FISHING SEASON<br /> By Todd Reed<br /> 46<br /> 50<br /> WHEN THE WATERFOWL DISAPPEAR<br /> By Nick Johnson<br /> THE PUZZLE IN PATTERNING<br /> A RUTTING BUCK<br /> By Aaron Stonehocker<br /><a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=1"> THE IOWA SPORTSMAN • 1517 3rd Ave NW • FORT DODGE</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=2"> </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=3"> </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=4"> 12 12 WHITETAIL RUT Q&A By Ryan Grad</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=5"> November 2017 </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=6"> IT IS NOVEMBER, LET’S CELEBRATE! If you read</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=7"> </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=8"> INTERACTIVE PAGE WHAT AM I CAN YOU GUESS T</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=9"> MOON PHASES 15 Visible: 20% Sunrise: 7:26 AM</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=10"> AROUND THE STATE A NEW INVASIVE HITS THE IOWA GR</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=11"> fish population and game fish species restocking,</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=12"> 12 The Iowa Sportsman </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=13"> 1. IS USING A DECOY WORTH THE RISK OR HASSLE? </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=14"> Whitetail Rut Q/A opportunity to harvest both. I</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=15"> November 2017 </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=16"> LAST MONTH WE took a look at October bass fishi</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=17"> where there’s quite a bit of cover. 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That’s why I like to do </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=31"> November 2017 </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=32"> 32 The Iowa Sportsman </a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=33"> I BEGAN MY trapping career in the fall of 198</a> <a title="IowaSportsmanNovember2017Issue page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2fff9b29?page=34"> 10 Tips to a Successful Snareline setup. 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