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Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex 2016-17

This site provides the ability to purchase an Annual Hunt Permit and submit hunt lottery applications online for the Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex.

To submit a hunt application or to purchase a permit, click the appropriate link below and then scroll to the bottom of the page to begin the process.

The Annual Hunt Permit is required for any individual, 16 years of age and older, to participate in any hunt on the following National Wildlife Refuges (NWR): Blackbeard Island, Harris Neck, Savannah, and Wassaw NWRs. The permit is $25 and is good for the current hunt season, September 2016 through April 2017. Permits will be available for purchase this summer. Permits will be available for purchase beginning July 15, 2016. All hunts are open and an unlimited number of permits will be issued.

Click here to purchase the Annual Hunt Permit -

A lottery hunt application must be submitted in order to be entered into the drawing for the Pinckney Island NWR Gun Hunt. Successfully drawn hunters must then purchase the Annual Hunt Permit to be allowed entry on the day of the hunt. Applications for the Pinckney Island NWR Gun Hunt must be submitted by August 31, 2016. (A $5.00 Application fee will be charged)

Click here to submit the Pinckney Island Gun Hunt Application -

Further information regarding the 2016-2017 hunts, including regulations and maps, can be found on the Savannah Coastal Refuge Complex hunting web page:

If you have questions or issues with the permit purchase or application process, you may email us at or call us at 703-994-4194.

Lost your permit and need to obtain a new one? Click here to look up your permit or check the status of your lottery application.

Description Cost Quantity
Hunt Permits
Annual Hunt Permit $25.00