Be a Sure Shot at
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Portions of Necedah National
Wildlife Refuge are open for the 2013 9-day November gun deer season. This season runs from Saturday, November 23rd
through Sunday, December 1st.
The diverse habitat found on the refuge offers suitable
habitat for a plethora of species including the white-tailed deer. The refuge encourages hunters to know your
target and beyond while hunting, and to only shoot when you are sure the animal
is the deer you desire. Coyote and wolf
hunting is prohibited at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge.
A Gun Deer License is required to hunt deer with a
firearm on the refuge, and can be purchased through the WI Department of
Natural Resources. Lead and
non-federally approved toxic shot is prohibited on the refuge.
For more information, including refuge specific
regulations and to download a copy of the refuge hunting brochure, please visit
the refuge website at: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Necedah/.
located around the Visitor Center, remains closed to hunting and is safe for
visitors to hike trails and observe wildlife.
information on hunting, public programming, or a copy of our trail maps,
contact the Necedah NWR Visitor Center at 608-565-2551 or by e-mail at Necedah@fws.gov. Necedah National
Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
and is located off of Highway 21 four miles west of the Village of Necedah or
18 miles east of Tomah. Refuge lands are
open sunrise to sunset year-round. For
additional information please call 608-565-2551or visit us online at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Necedah/.
information on the Midwest Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service visit http://midwest.fws.gov.
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