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    • Managed Deer Hunt

      Bucks at Mingo

      During the managed hunt weekend, the refuge will have a partial refuge closure.  Bluff Road will be closed to Visitors west of the Boardwalk.  The Boardwalk, Red Mill Drive and the Public Hunt Area will remain open.  Muzzleloader Hunts are offered each year for deer hunters who have been selected through the State of Missouri managed draw system. Hunters may apply for annual muzzleloader hunt by contacting the Missouri Department of Conservation by mid-summer each year. General information is available to the public by visiting the state website at http://www.mdc.mo.gov/. To apply directly for a hunt, access the interactive voice response telephone system between 4 a.m. and midnight using a touchtone phone at 1-800-829-2956 or go on-line to www.missouriconservation.org/hunt/deer. All hunters during the hunt must be licensed and abide by all applicable federal and state regulations.  

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    • Managed Deer Hunt 2

      Deer in a Field at Mingo NWR

      The refuge will have a partial refuge closure. Everything west of the Boardwalk will be closed to visitors. The Boardwalk, Red Mill Drive and Public Hunt Area will remain open. Muzzleloader Hunts are offered each year for deer hunters who have been selected through the State of Missouri managed draw system. Hunters may apply for annual muzzleloader hunt by contacting the Missouri Department of Conservation by mid-summer each year. General information is available to the public by visiting the state website at http://www.mdc.mo.gov/. To apply directly for a hunt, access the interactive voice response telephone system between 4 a.m. and midnight using a touchtone phone at 1-800-829-2956 or go on-line to www.missouriconservation.org/hunt/deer. All hunters during the hunt must be licensed and abide by all applicable federal and state regulations. During the muzzleloader deer hunt weekend, the refuge will have a partial closer.

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    • Refuge Waters Open

      Paddling Monopoly Marsh

      Starting March 1 and going through September 30 all refuge waters are open to boating and fishing.  The possession or use of gasoline powered boat motors is prohibited on all refuge waters.  Electric trolling motors are permitted outside the Wilderness Area.  For more information on fishing and boating download the regulation brochure.

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
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