Scientific And Natural Area Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Waterfowl

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Open during established seasons
Special:
[Species] Waterfowl Only

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Open during established seasons

Deer

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in conjunction with Jay Cooke State Park Season
License:
Permit Required

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Open for Firearms
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[Method] Including muzzleloader season

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[Place] only deer hunting in Scherer Conservation Unit

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Open during established seasons
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Special Closures
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[Method] no hunting in posted sanctuary on the southeast portion of the SNA. See SNA website for map.

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Archery only

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Special Closures
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[Method] Portions open to deer hunting. See SNA website for map.

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Archery only

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Archery only

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Open during established seasons
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Archery only

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Special deer hunt in conjunction with Great River Bluffs State Park

Antlerless

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Open during established seasons
Species:
Deer
Special:
[Species] Antlerless deer only

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Open during established seasons
License:
Permit Required
Species:
Deer

Motor vehicles prohibited

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All year

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Equipment restrictions

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All year
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[Method] portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited.

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All year
Special:
[Method] portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited.

Dates:
All year
Special:
[Method] portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited.

Dates:
All year
Special:
[Method] portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited.

Dates:
All year
Special:
[Method] portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited.

Archery only

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Trapping prohibited

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Migratory bird hunting

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Closed unless named
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[Region] State Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) listed here are open to hunting and trapping as noted. Also, check the DNR website for changes in SNAs open to hunting. In these SNAs open to hunting, portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited. No motor vehicles are allowed in SNAs.

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Big game hunting

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Closed

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Closed unless named
Special:
[Region] State Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) listed here are open to hunting and trapping as noted. Also, check the DNR website for changes in SNAs open to hunting. In these SNAs open to hunting, portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited. No motor vehicles are allowed in SNAs.

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Turkey hunting

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[Region] State Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) listed here are open to hunting and trapping as noted. Also, check the DNR website for changes in SNAs open to hunting. In these SNAs open to hunting, portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited. No motor vehicles are allowed in SNAs.

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Small game hunting

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Closed unless named
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[Region] State Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) listed here are open to hunting and trapping as noted. Also, check the DNR website for changes in SNAs open to hunting. In these SNAs open to hunting, portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited. No motor vehicles are allowed in SNAs.

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Game bird hunting

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[Region] State Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) listed here are open to hunting and trapping as noted. Also, check the DNR website for changes in SNAs open to hunting. In these SNAs open to hunting, portable stands and elevated scaffold may be used if it is removed each day at the close of shooting hours and does no damage to trees or other vegetation. Nails, spikes, screws or other devices that damage the bark of trees are prohibited. No motor vehicles are allowed in SNAs.

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Activities Available

Furbearer Hunting
Trapping
Game Bird Hunting
Fresh Water Fishing
Small Game Hunting
Turkey Hunting
Migratory Bird Hunting
Big Game Hunting
Waterfowl Hunting
Rabbit Hunting

Methods Available

Catch And Release
Baiting Restrictions
A Remote Controlled Animal Noise Caller Can Be Used
Motor Vehicle Restrictions
Motor Vehicles Prohibited
Any Except Artificial Lights Or Motor Vehicles. Poison Only When The Safety Of Humans And Animals Is Ensured And In Accordance With State And Federal Restrictions
Identification
Closed
Shooting Restrictions
Drones Prohibited
Lead Shot Prohibited
Harassment Prohibited
Only Shotguns Not Capable Of Holding More Than Three Shells May Be Used To Take; Motorized Decoys Allowed
Snaring
Possession
Possession And Transportation Requirements
Communication Restrictions
Special Closures
Weapon Restrictions
Trapping Prohibitions
Trespass Laws
Catch And Release Only
Blaze Clothing Required
Open For Firearms
Crossbow
Handgun
Snaring Prohibited
Taking
Prohibited: The Use Of Horses And Dogs
Trapping Reqirements
Trap
Night Vision Equipment Prohibited
Equipment Restrictions
Party Hunting
Archery Only
Application Dates
Trapping Prohibited
Stamp Not Required
Artificial Light Rules
Electronic Calls Or Sounds, Legal Firearms (shotgun Not Larger Than 10 gauge, Rifle, Or Handgun), Bow And Arrow, Or By Falconry May Be Used For Taking
Artificial Decoys Are Permitted.
Shotguns Must Not Be Capable Of Holding More Than Three Shells
Trap Setting
Open For Trapping
Night Hunting Rules And Weapons Restrictions

State-wide Species Available

Antelope
Bear
Beaver
Bittern
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Bobcat
Bobwhite Quail
Bowfin
Buffalofish
Bullhead
Burbot
Caribou
Carp
Channel Catfish
Chukar
Cisco
Civet Cat
Coot
Cormorant
Cougar
Coyote
Crappie
Crow
Deer
Dove
Duck
Eagle
Eurasian Collared Dove
Fisher
Flathead Catfish
Gallinule
Gar
Goldeneye
Goose
Gopher
Gray Wolf
Grebes
Green Sunfish
Hawk
Heron
House Sparrow
Hungarian Partridge
Hybrid Crappie
Hybrid Sunfish
Lake Sturgeon
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Longear Sunfish
Loon
Lynx
Merganser
Mink
Minnow
Monk Parakeet
Moose
Mourning Dove
Muskellunge
Muskellunge/hybrid Muskellunge
Muskrat
Orangespotted Sunfish
Owl
Paddlefish
Partridge
Perch
Pheasant
Pigeon
Pine Marten
Porcupine
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Quail
Raccoon
Rail
Redhorse
River Otter
Rock Bass
Sandhill Crane
Sauger
Sheepshead
Shovelnose Sturgeon
Smallmouth Bass
Smelt
Snipe
Spotted Skunk
Starling
Striped Skunk
Sucker
Sunfish
Swan
Tullibee
Turkey
Unprotected Birds
Unprotected Mammals
Walleye
Warmouth Sunfish
Waterfowl
White Bass
White Crappie
Whitefish
Wolf
Wolverine
Woodcock

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.