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Rules and Regulations


 Hunting is by special permit only. Contact the refuge office for information about permitted hunt activities.


  • The refuge is open to public use during daylight hours only.
  • Pack it in. Pack it out. Help keep the area clean; dispose of trash properly
  • Collecting raspberries, blackberries, or mushrooms for personal consumption is allowed. Collecting any other plants, animals, antlers, or artifacts is not allowed.
  • All dogs must be on a leash at all times except when working with a permitted waterfowl hunter during the special waterfowl hunt. No other domestic pets are allowed.
  • Only hand powered boats or electric motors are allowed.
  • Wisconsin fishing regulations for inland waters apply. No spearing, netting, archery, night lighting or turtle harvesting allowed.

 Full List of Public Use Regulations

Public Use Map and Regulations brochure
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
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