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Gifford Pheasant Habitat Area

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Site Specific Regulations

Deer

  • Deer hunting not permitted.

Turkey

  • Turkey hunting not permitted.

Waterfowl

  • Waterfowl hunting not permitted.

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrel hunting not permitted.
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations, but requires a free upland game permit obtained via statewide lottery.
    • Permits are issued for the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November and on each Thursday and Sunday in December through Dec 24.
    • Only 1 party consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions will be allowed each day.
    • Hunting hours are from sunrise until 4 pm.

Upland Birds

  • Pheasant & Quail
    • Statewide regulations, but requires a free upland game permit obtained via statewide lottery.
    • Permits are issued for the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November and on each Thursday and Sunday in December through Dec 24.
    • Only 1 party consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions will be allowed each day.
    • Hunting hours are from sunrise until 4 pm.

Furbearers

  • Furbearer hunting not permitted.
  • Trapping
    • Contact site for more information.

Amenities

  • None