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Milks Grove Pheasant Habitat Area

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 76
  • Habitat: Approximately an equal mix of legumes and mixed native prairie grasses and forbs, with a small proportion of cool season grasses.
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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
    • Requires an upland game permit obtained via the Upland Game Permit 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.
    • Hunting hours are until 4 pm and limits follow statewide regulations. 
    • Only 1 hunting party, consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions, will be allowed each day.

Upland Birds

  • Pheasants and Quail
    • Requires an upland game permit obtained via the Upland Game Permit 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 December 24.
    • Hunting hours are until 4 pm and limits follow statewide regulations. 
    • Only 1 hunting party, consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions, will be allowed each day.

Furbearers

  • Furbearer hunting and trapping not permitted.

Amenities

  • None