Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regs

The refuge is closed to the public with the exception of licensed deer hunters.

The refuge is open for deer hunting in accordance with state-wide seasons and regulations Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources . No special refuge permits are required. The refuge is located within the Central Farmland Deer Management Zone. For more information consult the Refuge hunting brochure or contact Steve Lenz, Complex Project Leader at 920-387-2658 ext. 111. 

Refuge Hunting Brochure and Map 2017    

Hunting Regulations 

Access is restricted to one hour before to one hour after legal hunting hours. 
  • parking is allowed in designated lots only
  • boats are prohibited on the refuge but may be used on the river to access the west side of the refuge
  • portable stands may be used but cannot be left overnight
  • construction or use of permanent blinds or tree stands is prohibited 
  • no scouting
  • no camping
  • no fires 
  • foot travel only 
To report a wildlife violation call 1-844-FWS-TIPS (1-844-397-8477).