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Hunting partners (man and dog) in airboat

One of the most historical and beloved visitor uses on the Refuge is waterfowl hunting, and in fact, without the support of the hunting community, the Refuge may not have been created in 1928.

  • Refuge Hunting/Fishing Regulations

    Youth hunters at Bear River

    The 2013-2014 Waterfowl and Pheasant seasons are over.  Thank you for a safe hunt.


    The Refuge has several areas open to waterfowl and pheasant hunting during the correct season. For more information on the Refuge Hunting areas, map, and regulations, download the Hunting & Fishing brochure or call our Hunter Information Line at 435.734.6427.  And for more information on Utah State hunting licenses, seasons and regulations, check out the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources website.         **NOTE - the Refuge is not open for the Light Goose Hunt **

  • Water / Road Conditions

    High water levels and Road conditions

    Water and road conditions can change at anytime with weather, so please prepare. 

    January 2014, most Refuge wetland remain frozen. The road has been plowed, please use caution. 
    For more information, you can also call our Hunter Information Line at 435.734.6427.  

  • Willard Spur Hunting Blocks Map

    Hunters in the snow, Claude Fluette

    There are two hunting areas at the southern boundary of the Refuge called Hunting Blocks C.  They are accessible by boat launched from the Willard State Park public boat launch, but please note - the areas around the blocks are always closed to public access, so please download this WILLARD SPUR HUNTING BLOCKS C map for directions and GPS coordinates to these hunting areas.

  • Utah Swan Survey

    Law Enforcement checking in youth waterfowl hunters

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conducts an aerial swan survey once a week during the fall, you can see their results by clicking the following Link. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources 

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2014
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