Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region
Hunting on Satellite Refuges
Creedman Coulee NWR          Lake Thibadeau NWR          Black Coulee NWR

 

Satellite National Wildlife Refuges

Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory Game Bird Hunting:  We allow hunting of duck, goose, coot, swan, sandhill crane, and mourning dove on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following conditions:

1. We prohibit air-thrust boats and boats with motors greater than 25 hp.

2. You must remove all boats, decoys, portable blinds, other personal property, and any materials brought onto the refuge for blind construction by legal sunset.

3. A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

Upland Game Hunting:  We allow hunting of pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, sage grouse, gray partridge, fox, and coyote on designated portions of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following conditions:

1. You may possess only U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) approved nontoxic shot.

2. Fox and coyote hunters may use only centerfire rifles, rimfire rifles, or shotguns with approved USFWS nontoxic shot.

3. We prohibit the shooting or taking of prairie dogs.

4. A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Big Game Hunting:  We allow big game hunting on designated portions of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following conditions:

1. We allow hunters to leave portable tree stands, portable blinds, and freestanding elevated platforms on the refuge from August 15 to December 15.

2. You must visibly mark portable tree stands, portable blinds, and freestanding elevated platforms with your automated licensing system (ALS) number visible from the ground.

3. You must remove any other personal property brought onto the area at the end of each day.

4. A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Sport Fishing:  prohibited

Creedman Coulee National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory Game Bird Hunting:  We allow hunting of duck, goose, coot, swan, sandhill crane, and mourning dove on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following condition: 

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to access the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

Upland Game Hunting:  We allow hunting of pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, sage grouse, gray partridge, fox, and coyote on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following condition:

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to access the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

Big Game Hunting:  We allow big game hunting on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with State regulations subject to the following condition:

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to access the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Sport Fishing:  prohibited

 

Lake Thibadeau National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory Game Bird Hunting:  We allow hunting of duck, goose, coot, swan, sandhill crane, and mourning dove in designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following condition:

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

Upland Game Hunting:  We allow hunting of pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, sage grouse, gray partridge, fox, and coyote on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following condition: 

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

Big Game Hunting:  We allow big game hunting on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following condition: 

1.  Most of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 

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Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory Game Bird Hunting: We allow hunting of duck, goose, coot, swan, sandhill crane and mourning dove on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations and subject to the following conditions:

1. We only allow nonmotorized boats on refuge waters.

2. You must remove all boats, decoys, portable blinds, other personal property and any materials brought onto the refuge for blind construction at the end of each day.

3.  A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Upland Game Hunting: We allow hunting of pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, sage grouse, gray partridge, fox and coyote on designated areas of the refuge in accordance with state regulations subject to the following conditions:

1. You may only possess approved non-toxic shot.

2.  Fox and coyote hunters may only use center fire rifles, rimfire rifles, or shotguns with approved non-toxic shot.

3.  A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Big Game Hunting: We allow big game hunting on designated portions of the refuge in accordance with state regulation subject to the following conditions:

1.   We allow hunters to leave portable tree stands, portable blinds, and freestanding elevated platforms on the refuge from August 15 to December 15.

2.   You must visibly mark portable tree stands, portable blinds, and freestanding elevated platforms with your automated licensing system (ALS) number.

3.  You must remove any other personal property brought onto the area at the end of each day.

4.  A portion of the land within the refuge boundary is private land (inholding); persons wishing to hunt the private land must gain permission from the landowner.

 Sport Fishing:  prohibited

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Last updated: March 7, 2011