2014 Opening Weekend Lottery Information
The Klamath Basin Refuges will not be conducting an opening weekend draw for the 2014 waterfowl season. Those hunters who were drawn for the 2013 opening weekend hunt who were affected by the government shutdown will be honored for the 2014 opening weekend. The hunters who were drawn will be sent a new packet and opening weekend permits. Please do NOT submit applications for this year’s opener. Lower Klamath Refuge will be open to hunting without drawing. However, currently the refuge is dry with no expected water deliveries.
Refuge recreation passes and duck stamps are sold at the visitor center office which is located at 4009 Hill Rd, Tulelake California. Harvest Information Program (HIP) Validations and other state licenses must be attained in advance and will not be available at the check stations or visitor center offices. Check station procedures, regulations, and bag limits are available on this site. Learn More
Hunt Area Descriptions
Tule Lake Refuge is divided into different areas which include both free roam areas and spaced blind areas which require hunters to check in.
Lower Klamath Refuge is comprised of free roam fields and marshes and there is no spaced blind area that requires hunters to check in.
Upper Klamath Refuge is mainly a boat in area composed of open water and wetland habitat.
Klamath Marsh Refuge has a mix of marshy, wet meadow and dry grassland habitat.
Clear Lake Refuge is a very remote area of the complex located east of Tulelake, California and is walk-in hunting only.
Recent Hunting Statistics
Tule Lake Space Blinds and Sump 1b as of Jan. 10th
Lower Klamath Free Roam Jan. 10th
Tule Lake Free Roam Fields Jan. 10th
Recent Aerial Surveys
Click here for more information on recent bird counts
Hunt Maps2014-2015 Refuge waterfowl and pheasant hunting maps. Learn More
Refuge Entry Time The Refuge entry time changes weekly, the most recent let in times can be found here. Learn More
General Season Dates and Bag Limits 2014-2015 hunt season dates and bag harvest limits can be found here. Learn More
Youth hunts and Ladies special hunt information. Learn More
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