Application Instructions for Opening
Weekend of Waterfowl Hunting Season
In order to hunt Modoc National
Wildlife Refuge during the first two days of the hunting season, you must
apply to hunt and be drawn in the lottery. The number of hunters to be drawn
will be determined at the time of the lottery due to habitat conditions on the
refuge, but will NOT EXCEED 132 hunters.
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Great horned owls are a year round resident of Modoc NWR, and can often be seen perched in cottonwoods or enjoying the shade under large sage brush.