Facility Rules and Policies
Refuge Specific Hunting Regulations
We only allow take of those species specifically listed.
We allow hunting of mourning and white-winged dove, Eurasian and African-collared dove, duck, coot, moorhen, goose, common snipe, quail, cottontail rabbit, black-tailed jackrabbit, bobcat, coyote, gray and kit fox, feral swine, and desert bighorn sheep on designated areas of the refuge. All other species are prohibited.
Persons possessing, transporting, or carrying firearms on National Wildlife Refuges must comply with all provisions of state and local law.
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge is a non-lead shot zone, use or possession of lead shot, in the field, is prohibited except for the Desert Bighorn Sheep hunt.
Use of rifles is prohibited (except for Desert Bighorn Sheep hunts).
Target shooting or the discharge of a weapon except to hunt is not permitted.
Motorized vehicles may operate on designated roadways only and must be “street legal” i.e. licensed, insured and equipped to operate on highways according to Arizona state laws.
Pits, permanent blinds and stands, trail or scouting cameras, and baiting are prohibited.
The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited.
Temporary blinds, boats, hunting equipment, and decoys must be removed following each day’s hunt.
Guide service providers must obtain a Special Use Permit from the refuge on which they provide services.