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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regs

The refuge is closed to the public with the exception of licensed deer hunters.

Hunting Regulations 

The Refuge is open for deer hunting in accordance with state-wide seasons and regulations and is located within Deer Management Unit 67A. For more information on state hunting regulations visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. No special refuge permits are required. The only exception to the state-wide season dates is that the refuge is NOT open for any October antlerless-only deer gun hunts.
  • access is restricted to an hour before to an hour after legal hunting hours
  • parking is allowed in designated lots only
  • boats are prohibited on the refuge but may be used on the river to access the west side of the refuge
  • portable stands may be used but cannot be left overnight
  • construction or use of permanent blinds or tree stands is prohibited 
  • no scouting
  • no camping
  • no fires 
  • foot travel only               
For more information contact John Below, Refuge Officer at 920-948-2579.
Last Updated: Dec 08, 2014
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