Press Release
Lower Klamath and Tule Lake refuges announce 2022-23 hunt season closure
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Tule Lake and Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuges will be closed to all public upland game bird and waterfowl hunting during the fall/winter 2022-23 season.

Beginning September 17, 2022, and continuing through March 10, 2023, this closure will affect upland game bird seasons, the general waterfowl season,special group waterfowl hunts (youth, veterans, women) and late season duck and goose hunts.

The decision to close the hunt season was based on the ongoing and severe drought conditions and lack of available habitat, including food, water and shelter, to support upland game and migratory water birds. 

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