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National Wildlife Refuge

66600 Cibola Lake Road
Route 2, Box 1
Cibola, AZ   85328
E-mail: bill_seese@fws.gov
Phone Number: 928-857-3252
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All hunting on the refuge ends at 3:00 p.m. MST with the following exceptions:

Farm Unit 2 Goose hunting is permitted until 12:00 p.m. MST. Hart Mine Marsh - entry is permitted from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MST during the Arizona waterfowl season.

Island Unit - the Island Unit opens at 4:30 a.m. MST.

Farm Unit 2 - a permit is required to goose hunt in Farm Unit 2. Farm Unit 2 is closed to all hunting except goose hunting during the Arizona waterfowl season. Consult Farm Unit 2 hunting brochure for details and requirements.

Pretty Water - During the Arizona/California waterfowl hunting season, no boats, decoys, blind materials or other floating devices may be on Pretty Water until one-half hour before sunrise and must be removed by 3:00 p.m. MST.

Areas closed to access may not be entered by hunters or dogs to retrieve downed game.

Persons possessing, transporting, or carrying firearms on National Wildlife Refuges must comply with all provisions of Federal, State, and Local law.

Dogs used for waterfowl or upland game hunting are permitted.

All decoy and blind materials must be removed daily.

Farm Unit 2 offers controlled spaced-blind goose hunting opportunities. This hunt requires a permit and blinds are selected on a reservation system, however, a standby drawing will be held every hunt morning for any available blinds. A minimum of 12 goose decoys is required. Blind selections are made at the check station promptly at 4:30 a.m. MST on hunt days. Hunters must have their paperwork completed and turned in prior to 4:30 a.m. Hunters may print out the sign-in form or fill one out on the morning of the hunt. Please see the refuge Farm Unit 2 hunting brochure for complete information on hunting Farm Unit 2.

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