OUR HUNTING RULES

DISCLAIMER: These are not laws, regulations, or rules set by The State of Iowa or State of Kansas, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, or any federal body. These are rules that we enforce at our sole discretion with a 'Zero Tolerance' policy on all of our Iowa farms with our hunters/clients. Please carefully read them over. Upon completion, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us directly.

RULE #1

HUNTERS MUST WEAR A SAFETY HARNESS APPROVED BY T.M.A. WHILE IN AN ELEVATED STAND, BE IT LOCK-ON, CLIMBING, OR LADDER. LINEMAN BELTS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT. NO EXCEPTIONS!

RULE #2

UNLESS OTHERWISE VERBALIZED/DOCUMENTED BY MDL OUTFITTERS, OUR HUNTERS MUST REMAIN IN THEIR STAND OR BLIND FOR THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THAT DAY'S HUNTING ACTIVITY AS DESCRIBED BY MDL OUTFITTERS UNLESS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY ARISES. TO LEAVE THE STAND FOR ANY REASON, YOU MUST FIRST GET APPROVAL FROM MDL OUTFITTERS. NO EXCEPTIONS!

RULE #3

DURING ALL-DAY SITS (RULE #2), HUNTERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE INTO YOUR STAND/BLIND AT A SPECIFIC TIME AND OUT OF THE STAND/BLIND AT A SPECIFIC TIME. THE ONLY EXCEPTION IS DEER ACTIVITY CAUSES THE HUNTER TO BE LATE GETTING INTO OR OUT OF THE STAND/BLIND, SUCH AS BEING PINNED DOWN ON THE TRAIL GETTING IN OR GETTING OUT OR BEING PINNED DOWN WITH DEER IN FRONT OF THE HUNTER IN THE STAND.

 

RULE #4

HUNTERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE STAND/BLIND EARLY UNLESS YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY AND ARE UNABLE TO CONTACT EMERGENCY SERVICES AND/OR MDL OUTFITTERS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

RULE #5

HUNTERS ARE ABSOLUTELY NOT ALLOWED TO HUNT OR HARVEST ANTLER-LESS WHITETAIL DEER EVEN THOUGH THEY HAVE A VALID TAG FOR SUCH. IF HUNTERS WISH TO HUNT DOES, THEY MUST DO SO ON ANOTHER PROPERTY, I.E. PUBLIC HUNTING ACCESS OR ANOTHER MDL FARM W/ PERMISSION FROM MDL. NO EXCEPTIONS!

RULE #6

IF A HUNTER RELEASES AN ARROW OR CROSSBOW BOLT (DISABLED CROSSBOW PERMIT USERS ONLY) AT A SHOOTER BUCK, THEY ARE REQUIRED TO STAY IN THEIR STAND OR BLIND AND NOT TRACK THE ANIMAL UNTIL MDL OUTFITTERS BEGINS THE TRACK WITH THEM. IF MDL OUTFITTERS CAN BE THERE TO THE STAND WITHIN 1.5 HOURS OF THE SHOT, THEY ARE TO REMAIN IN THE STAND. IF MDL OUTFITTERS IS MORE THAN 1.5 HOURS FROM ARRIVING TO TRACK, THEY MAY MARK THE SPOT OF THE SHOT ONLY AND THEN HEAD BACK TO THEIR VEHICLE TO WAIT. ABSOLUTELY ZERO TRACKING IS TO BE DONE WITHOUT MDL OUTFITTERS. NO EXCEPTIONS!

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Matt & Jill Petersen

4221 53rd Avenue

Bettendorf, IA 52722