Each year the refuge offers waterfowl hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities. To participate in this special Refuge hunt, all applicants must have a Wisconsin Class A or C Disabled Hunting Permit, a current Wisconsin issued hunting license, current year State & Federal Duck Stamps, and a completed Migratory Bird Hunt application. This hunt is limited to 14 participants.
Interested hunters may contact Trempealeau NWR for more information or to request an application by calling 608/539-2311, ext. 6 (TTY users may call via the Wisconsin State Relay Service at 1-800-947-3529). To request an application by mail, write to Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, W28488 Refuge Road, Trempealeau, Wisconsin 54661 or contact us via e-mail at Jennifer_lilla@fws.gov
The special refuge weekend hunt for persons with disabilities occurs in October. We are waiting on the final ruling for the Wisconsin Waterfowl season and once that is set, we will announce the dates for the special hunt. Check back regularly as we are anticipating an early August announcement.
Download hunter applications and then mail them to Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, W28488 Refuge Road, Trempealeau, WI 54661. If you are unable to join us for the weekend hunt, we also offer 2 weeks of weekday hunts on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday following the weekend hunt.
As soon as the final dates are set for the 2014 Wisconsin Waterfowl season, all hunter applications will be available on line. We are anticipating and early date in August for the final ruling on the season dates. Please check back regularly for application information.