Necedah National Wildlife Refuge is one of the largest public hunting areas near Madison, Wisconsin covering 44,000 acres. Hunters may pursue white-tailed deer, gray and fox squirrel, rabbit, snowshoe hare, ruffed grouse, raccoon, turkey, and waterfowl in accordance with State and Federal regulations. There is no special refuge permit required to hunt on the refuge. However, only specific units of the refuge are open for certain game species. Non-toxic shot is also required on the refuge. Please contact the visitor center for more information: 608-565-2551.