|Welcome to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Passes & Permits|
|Hunting has a deep history and tradition on the refuge. Visitors can participate in hunting big and small game, waterfowl and other migratory birds. Portions of the refuge are open to hunting in accordance with federal and state regulations.
Due to the Marsh Restoration Project, the pre-season drawing for the Lottery Waterfowl Hunt Area will be postponed until further notice. For additional information regarding the Marsh Restoration please CLICK HERE
Deer Application Period: August 29 - Sept 30, 2016
Drawing and Hunter Notification: Oct 3, 2016
Disabled Waterfowl Application Period: Sep 1 - Oct 3, 2016
Drawing and Hunter Notification: Oct 7, 2016
Regular Disabled Deer Hunt Area & Lottery Disabled Deer & Waterfowl Hunt Area
Only hunters with disabilities may hunt in the Lottery Disabled Deer/Waterfowl Hunt Area and Regular Disabled Deer Hunt Area. Wheelchair accessible blinds are available in the Lottery Disabled Deer/Waterfowl Hunt Area and are issued with the same fees and in the same manner as the Lottery Deer Hunt Area, including regulations about signing-out, completing harvest reports, no-shows, and accompanying youth. Stands located in the Regular Disabled Deer Hunt Area are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Non-ambulatory hunters will be given first priority for blind selection in the Lottery Disabled Deer Hunt Area.The Lottery Disabled Deer Hunt Area is closed to hunting following the November shotgun season.
Please use the links on the right to submit Lottery Applications, secure your Annual Hunting Permit, and submit your MANDATORY Harvest Report.
Further information regarding the Standby Hunt permits will be available after the lottery Drawing, please check back.
Lost your printable permit and need to obtain another copy?Permit Lookup Tool.
Please ensure that you follow all of the rules and regulations outlined in the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Regulations