Refuge Access permits are required for all Refuge users.
When signed and in your possession, the cover section of the Public Use
Brochure serves as your permit for all Refuge hunts (except all Quota Hunts)
and other permissible activities, and acknowledges your understanding of the
regulations contained herein.
A Refuge Special Use Permit is required for all commercial
activities on the Refuge including but not limited to commercial fishing,
fishing tournaments, trapping, filming, photography, collecting plants or parts
of plants or mussels. Permits may be obtained by contacting our Refuge
Headquarters with a formal request. All Special Use Permit applications will be
subject to a two week turn-around time.
Deer and Turkey Quota Hunt Permits are issued via a lottery
system where participants must apply before a deadline to be eligible for the
hunt. See the Deer Quota Hunt page for more details on this year's deer hunting season.