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Campbell Pond State Habitat Area

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 520
  • Habitat: The site is a combination of shrub-swamp community and a floodplain hardwood forest community, bordered by cropland on all sides.
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  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters may leave stands unattended from Sept 15 – Jan31. Stands must be legibly marked with hunter’s name, address and telephone number.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations
  • Firearm
    • Statewide regulations
  • Muzzleloader
    • Statewide regulations

Turkey

  • Statewide regulations

Waterfowl

  • Statewide regulations

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Statewide regulations

Upland Birds

  • Dove
    • Shot size restricted to No. 7 1/2 lead or No. 6 steel-bismuth or smaller
  • Woodcock
    • Statewide regulations

Furbearers

  • Hunting
    • Statewide regulations
    • Rimfire rifles .22 caliber and smaller may be used from sunset to sunrise.
    • Furbearer hunting closed during Firearm Deer Season
      • Hunters with a valid, unfilled firearm deer permit for the hunt area may take coyotes during legal hours of the firearm deer season. Otherwise, the use of shotgun slugs to take furbearing mammals is prohibited on state sites.
    • Coyote and striped skunk season coincides with the statewide fox season.
  • Trapping
    • Not permitted

Amenities

  • None