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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 1169 acres
Elevation: 2644 ft
Nearest Town: Hysham

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted Jul 30, 2014

Stage I Fire Restrictions
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To provide an interspersion of habitat types that enhances wildlife abundance, particularly white-tailed deer and ring-necked pheasants, and to provide recreational opportunities.

Initially purchased in 1969, with additional purchases in 1970 and 1973. White-tailed deer, upland gamebirds, furbearers, and numerous small mammals are present year-round; mule deer and antelope are seen occasionally. Canada geese, mallards, wood ducks, and mourning doves nest on the WMA, while 16 other species of waterfowl, some shorebirds, raptors and about 100 species of songbirds can be found through much of the year.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide an interspersion of habitat types that enhances wildlife abundance, particularly white-tailed deer and ring-necked pheasants, and to provide recreational opportunities.

Directions
Directions

Located in Treasure County midway between Miles City and Billings, approximately 7 miles west of Hysham. Take Highway 311 from Hysham west for about 6 miles across the Yellowstone River bridge, proceed north on gravel by following the WMA signs.
(Lat 46.286, Lng -107.316)

Contact Information
Contact Information

John Ensign
FWP Region 7 Headquarters
PO Box 1630
Miles City, MT   59301
(406) 234-0900
jensign@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Ducks Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Geese Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Mourning Dove Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Ring-necked Pheasant Go To Field Guide Field Guide
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Wild Turkey Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Walk-in hunting from county road and WMA access road

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Stage I Fire Restriction
Stage I Fire Restrictions
Activities
Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
Wildlife Viewing
Wildlife Viewing

These locations represent physical occurrences (visually confirmed) within the boundaries of the site. Many more species may be present in the area which are not listed because we do not have a visually confirmed record. If you would like to report a species sighting, a form is available.

Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance