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Your Guide to Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges

Quality fishing opportunities are available on more than 270 national wildlife refuges. The fishing opportunities, described in this guide, represent virtually every type of sport fishing on the continent. From inconnu and grayling in remote Alaska to snook hovering by mangroves in Florida's Ten Thousand Islands, national wildlife refuges offer anglers adventure and diversity. LEARN MORE >>

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    Last updated: December 11, 2017
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