Julia Butler Hansen Refuge
for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer
|46 Steamboat Slough Rd
Cathlamet, WA 98612 - 0566
Phone Number: 360-795-3915
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Waters around the refuge, including the Elochoman River, Steamboat Slough, Brooks Slough, and the Columbia River, are open to fishing in accordance with State regulations. Consult Oregon and Washington regulations for seasons and limits. Bank fishing is permitted along open shorelines. Interior sloughs in all refuge units are closed to fishing.
Hunting geese, ducks, coot, and snipe is permitted along the shoreline on the refuge portion of Hunting and Wallace Island in accordance with Federal, Washington, and Oregon State hunting regulations. Temporary blinds may be constructed, but they must be available to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis. Use or possession of ammunition containing lead shot is prohibited. Possession of firearms in areas closed to waterfowl hunting is also prohibited.
Wildlife observation and photography are encouraged at the wildlife viewing site off Highway 4, along Steamboat Slough and Brooks Slough Roads, and by foot from the road running through the center of the refuge (Center Road) when it is open. Please help us minimize the disturbance to plants and wildlife by staying out of closed areas.
The refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk. Refuge headquarters is open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. Restrooms are located at the refuge headquarters and the wildlife viewing site off State Highway 4.
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