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Be a Sure Shot at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 


NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Portions of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge are open for the 2013 9-day November gun deer season.  This season runs from Saturday, November 23rd through Sunday, December 1st


The diverse habitat found on the refuge offers suitable habitat for a plethora of species including the white-tailed deer.  The refuge encourages hunters to know your target and beyond while hunting, and to only shoot when you are sure the animal is the deer you desire.  Coyote and wolf hunting is prohibited at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge.


A Gun Deer License is required to hunt deer with a firearm on the refuge, and can be purchased through the WI Department of Natural Resources.  Lead and non-federally approved toxic shot is prohibited on the refuge. 


For more information, including refuge specific regulations and to download a copy of the refuge hunting brochure, please visit the refuge website at:


Area 1, located around the Visitor Center, remains closed to hunting and is safe for visitors to hike trails and observe wildlife.   


For more information on hunting, public programming, or a copy of our trail maps, contact the Necedah NWR Visitor Center at 608-565-2551 or by e-mail at  Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and is located off of Highway 21 four miles west of the Village of Necedah or 18 miles east of Tomah.  Refuge lands are open sunrise to sunset year-round.  For additional information please call 608-565-2551or visit us online at



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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013
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