Rules and Regulations


Public use regulations are designed to protect the sportsman and wildlife populations. The Public Use Regulations provided supplement the general regulations which govern all public uses on National Wildlife Refuges as set forth in Title 50, Code of Federal Regulations. Hunting and fishing will be in accordance with applicable State regulations subject to the following conditions.

Refuge Access permits are required for all Refuge users. When signed and in your possession, the cover section of the brochure serves as your permit for all refuge hunts and other permissible activities, and acknowledges your understanding of the regulations contained herein.

Click here to get a copy of the Overflow NWR Public Use Regulations.