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Clear Lake
National Wildlife Refuge


Clear Lake Reservoir Rd, 10 miles east of Hwy139
Modoc County, CA   
E-mail: David_Champine@fws.gov
Phone Number: 530-667-2231
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://klamathbasinrefuges.fws.gov/clearlake/clearlake.html
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  Hunting
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The western shoreline of the refuge is open to hunting. This area is not heavily hunted primarily due to the limited, difficult access. No boats are allowed. It is difficult to hunt here, and the best advice is to hunt the refuge with someone who has hunted here before.

The primary species hunted here is Canada goose. Non-toxic shot is required. Hunting is fair. It is very difficult to jump shoot birds here due to the lack of cover and open nature of the area. Scouting is essential in this large, open area. Hunters should bring materials to build a temporary blind.

Antelope hunting is by permit only and on a very limited basis. The California Department of Fish and Game conducts a draw for only 10 permits each year, and this hunt is conducted only on the first two weekends of the season. Please contact the DFG Regional Office at 916-225-2300 for more information on this hunt.


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