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2022 Early Archery Permits and Information

Dates: September 17 through November 18, 2022
The season dates for the refuge early archery hunt is September 17th through November 18th, 2022. Hunters may download an early archery permit application or pick up at the Refuge Office and send the completed application, signed permit, and a $10 processing fee to the refuge. Office hours are Tuesday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Applications can  either be submitted by  mail, placed in the drop box at the Refuge maintenance shop or handed in at the front desk during office hours. The drop box is a mail slot on the three-stall garage. There is a sign indicating it is the area to drop off applications.  Applications will be placed in a random drawing and selected hunters will be notified. Only selected bow hunters will be permitted to hunt in the refuge. Special regulations apply. Please read all information on the permit and fact sheets carefully. The application deadline is 4:00 pm on August 31, 2022. The drawing will be held on Friday September 2nd to account for slower mail delivery.

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