Woman dressed warmly in camouflage and standing in marsh reeds aims a shotgun into the air
  • Black-tailed Deer:

Deer hunting is allowed at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge and the Snag Boat Bend Unit each year, per Refuge and State hunting regulations. Check here in May for the upcoming Fall and Winter deer hunt information, details and maps.  Click here for the 2023 Deer Hunt information at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, south of Corvallis just off Hwy 99W. Visit here or 2023 Deer Hunting information at the Snag Boat Bend Unit near the town of Peoria in Linn County. 

  • Roosevelt Elk:

Elk hunting is only allowed at William L. Finely National Wildlife Refuge for two months each year (~Sept and Oct).  Only antlerless elk may be harvested.  In order to hunt on the Refuge you must be awarded a special Refuge elk hunt permit in addition to a current Oregon hunting license and valid state-issued elk tag. Check our website each May for that year's elk hunt details.  Applications for the limited Refuge-issued elk permits are usually due in early July.  

  • Waterfowl:

There is a youth waterfowl hunt weekend each Fall at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge.  See the Baskett Slough NWR website for more details (2023 Baskett Slough Youth Hunt Information also available by clicking here). At Snag Boat Bend, waterfowl hunting is allowed for part of the year, per State waterfowl regulations.  Click here for the 2023 Deer and Waterfowl Hunt information for Snag Boat Bend (unit of William L. Finley NWR).  

Beginning in 2023 Baskett Slough NWR will open 1059 acres of wetland and adjacent cropland to allow free roam hunting of Canada geese within the State September Canada goose season. The September Canada goose hunt would be in line with the State season (9 days, generally starting the second Saturday in September). Goose Hunt Boundary and 2023 Baskett Slough NWR Goose Hunt Information.