A licensed hunter at least 18 years of age may not accompany more than one person under 16 years of age while hunting.
Iowa residents under 16 years of age who are accompanied by a licensed hunter at least 18 years of age:
- Do not need a hunting license and…
- Do not have to pay the Habitat or Migratory Game Bird fees.
Iowa residents 12 through 15 years of age may hunt without adult supervision and do not have to pay fees only if they:
- Successfully complete an approved hunter education course and…
- Have a hunting license.