Welcome to Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge Roads Special Hunting Regulations licensed adult at least 21 years of age. Deer and turkey hunt hours of access Raccoon/opossum Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge is one of over 550 n Vehicles must remain on established roads as indicated Permits n Deer and turkey hunters are prohibited from entering 11 - November 20, 2010 n October national wildlife refuges. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife on the map of this brochure. n Hunters must possess a valid, signed refuge General Youth hunts the refuge prior to 4 am on scheduled hunt days. n A youth hunter is defined as a hunter under the age of 16. n During Firearms Deer Hunting weeks, Monday, Tuesday, Service administers the refuge and is responsible for Hunting Permit for all hunts. conserving, protecting, and enhancing the nation’s fish and n Vehicles may be parked alongside roads in a manner n Deer hunters must leave the refuge no later than two and Saturdays only; starting one hour after sunset. that will not block gates and fire lanes or interfere with n Quota hunt permits are required for all firearms deer and n Youth hunters must be at least 10 years old to participate hours after legal sunset. wildlife populations and their habitats for the continuing in the deer or turkey youth/quota hunts. n Anson County only. benefit of the public. the flow of traffic. turkey hunts. Pre-hunt scouting n The speed limit on refuge roads is 15 mph, unless n Permits are non-transferable. n During quota hunts, including youth hunts, an adult may n The refuge is open daily (except refuge firearms deer Squirrel The provisions listed below supplement the general supervise only one youth. n November 15 - December 4, 2010 regulations that govern public use on national wildlife posted otherwise. hunt days) for pre-hunt scouting. n Hunters must possess all applicable licenses, permits and refuge areas as set forth in Title 50, Code of Federal Hunting on, from or across any road open to public n On deer and turkey youth hunts, only one youth and Hunting Seasons n Anson County only. n government issued picture ID while in the field. Regulations. When permitted, hunting, fishing and other vehicle traffic is prohibited. one adult are allowed per permit. R n efuge areas open to hunting are designated on the public uses will be in accordance with applicable state Check station n No fox squirrels. n During small game hunts, an adult may supervise a map of this leaflet. laws unless otherwise listed. Only the hunting seasons n On small game hunts, hunting is prohibited on roads open n The check station is now located at Headquarters on Late archery deer designated in this brochure are allowed on Pee Dee to public vehicle traffic. This includes the right-of-way, Highway 52 North. The old Check Station on Grassy maximum of two youths. T n he following list includes the specific hunts allowed on nNovember 15, 2010 - January 1, 2011 National Wildlife Refuge. which extends 30 feet from the center of the road. Island Road is no longer open. Tree stands the refuge. n Onlyportable stands are permitted. n Anson and Richmond Counties. General Provisions and Access n On deer and turkey quota hunts, hunting is prohibited n All deer and turkeys killed on the refuge must be F n eral hogs may be taken during established deer hunts, By law, national wildlife refuges are closed to all public within 100 feet of any vehicle or road open to public checked in at the refuge check station on the date of the n Stands may be placed no more than four days prior to the only by hunters legally participating in those hunts. Quail use activities unless permitted. Hunting, fishing and vehicle traffic. kill prior to removing the animal from the refuge. opening day of your scheduled hunt. n November 24, 2010 other public use activities are permitted on most areas n Refuge hunting seasons dates may change in an effort Disabled access n Deer and turkeys killed on the refuge must also be n All stands must be removed by the last day of the hunt. to keep consistent with State hunting seasons. n December 4, 15, and 25, 2010 of the refuge. Contact the Refuge Manager for current n Persons with disabilities that have special access needs registered with the state of NC by calling 1-800-I-GOT- regulations and authorized activities when visiting the Waterfowl n January 5, 15, and 26, 2011 should contact the Refuge Manager to request special ONE. Refuge and NC records will be cross-referenced to n Inserting or driving a nail, screw, spike or other metal refuge. n No waterfowl hunting is allowed on the refuge. This use access. make sure that your game has been properly checked in object into a tree or to hunt from a tree into which a metal n February 16 and 26, 2011 Public Entry object has been inserted or driven is prohibited. includes the waters of the Pee Dee River from the confluence n The refuge is closed daily from one hour after sunset Weapons n If no employees are present at the check station, follow of Pressley Creek to the confluence of Brown Creek. n Attention: bag limit is two (2) quail per hunter n Discharging firearms, air guns, bows and arrows, or cross posted self-check in procedures. n A safety belt or harness must be utilized while using a until one hour before sunrise except as authorized during Mourning dove bows is prohibited unless authorized. tree stand or climbing equipment. n Anson County only. designated hunts. Baiting opening day, Labor Day, Wednesdays and n State Closed Areas/No Hunting Zones n Baiting and/or hunting in the vicinity of bait is prohibited. Hunting dogs Saturdays during State season in September only. Rabbit n Entry onto Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge constitutes n Refuge hunting areas are closed to the general public n Dogs may not be used to run freely or locate game on non- n January 29 - February 12, 2011 consent to an inspection of persons, and their licenses, Baiting is defined as the placing, of corn, wheat, or n Anson County only. permits, vehicles, game bags, creels and all hunting and/ during all firearms deer hunts. The “No Hunting Zone" n hunting days. other food stuffs, including salt and mineral blocks, to n Anson County only. or fishing equipment. around Headquarters and Sullivan Pond remains open all Early archery deer constitute an attraction for wildlife to any area. n Deer hunting with dogs is prohibited. year. n September 11 - October 1, 2010 Youth turkey Pets Hunter orange n Dogs are permitted for small game and dove hunting. n StateYouth Turkey Hunt Day: April 2, 2011 n Designated areas are closed seasonally to hunting, fishing Anson and Richmond Counties. n Pets must be under the control of the owner at all times. n All persons participating in refuge firearms deer n and all other public access. n Dogs are required for the raccoon/opossum hunts. n Anson County only. Camping and fires hunts are required to wear an outer garment above Firearms deer n Other areas may be closed for special management or the waist which contains a minimum of 500 square n All dogs are required to wear a collar displaying the Hunters must have a drawn permit for the following hunts: n Hunters must have a drawn permit to participate in this n Camping and fires are prohibited. safety reasons. inches of unbroken fluorescent orange material that owner’s name, address and phone number. hunt. Horseback riding is visible from all sides while hunting and while Either sex youth hunt (10-15 year olds): October 2, 2010 n A special use permit is required for horseback riding on n Hunters are prohibited from entering or crossing a “No enroute to and from hunting areas. Man-driving Turkey Hunting Zone” or “Closed Area” to access areas open to *Either sex disabled hunt: October 8 - 9, 2010 the refuge. Contact the refuge office to apply. n Deer hunting by man-driving is prohibited. n April 14 - 16, 2011 hunting. n All persons participating in the late refuge archery deer Either sex muzzleloader: October 14 - 16, 2010 Horseback riding is allowed only on roads that are open hunt must wear at a minimum, a fluorescent orange hat n Man-driving is defined as an organized hunting technique n Anson County only. n Discharging a Firearm within, into or across a “No Either sex modern gun #1: October 21 - 23, 2010 to public vehicle traffic. n while hunting and while enroute to and from hunting in which two or more hunters attempt to drive game Hunting Zone” or “Closed Area” is prohibited. Either sex modern gun #2: October 28 - 30, 2010 n Hunters must have a drawn permit to participate in this areas. animals from cover to shoot, kill, or move game towards n Hunting from horseback is prohibited. other hunters. Either sex modern gun #3: November 4 - 6, 2010 hunt. Refuge/cultural resources Hunter education Alcoholic beverages n The removal of any natural, historic or archaeological Tree marking Either sex modern gun #4: November 11 - 13, 2010 Refuge Violations refuge hunters under the age of 16 must show n All n The use or possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. feature is prohibited. n Marking any tree or other refuge feature with plastic *For more information on the disabled hunt, contact the To report violations or information regarding violations proof of successfully completing a hunter education/ flagging or paint is prohibited. occurring on Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, call ATV’s/Four Wheelers safety course. refuge office. 704/694 5312 to speak with a law enforcement officer. n ATV’s are prohibited except for use by disabled persons n Hunters under the age of 16 must be directly supervised n Reflective clothespins may be used to mark trails, but possessing a refuge special use permit. (within sight and normal voice contact) by a properly must be removed at the end of each hunt. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Pee Dee National Wildlife Pee Dee Refuge Public Use k 1627 e Cr e y Beaver National Wildlife Refuge Signs Protect Millions of people visit national wildlife Regulations 2010-2011 sle Gaddy Ponds refuges each year. The impact of human es Covered 109 Visitors and activity, if not regulated, can degrade Resources Pr Bridge these wildlands. Signs control recreational Andrews MONTGOMERY CO. activities while protecting natural Pond RICHMO RICHMOND CO. resources on the refuge. Please respect Thoroughfare Creek ND COU NTY DEE R 73 the following signs. E Silo IVER E ANSON NATIONAL P COUNTY Ansonville WILDLIFE Pee Dee River This sign delineates the refuge boundary. Brown Gras Ellerbe REFUGE sy Isla Lower Bridge 742 1634 # nd Ro ad 109 Pee Dee Entry is permitted only for authorized Creek Polkton 52 National Wildlife Refuge 220 UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY uses (hunting, fishing, sightseeing, etc.) in PROHIBITED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR accordance with refuge regulations. Rockingham FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE Wadesboro 52 Arrowhead 74 line Lake Ringneck AREA BEYOND Pipe 109 85 U.S. FISH &WILDLIFE SERVICE This area is closed to all entry. No hunting, 742 THIS fishing or sightseeing is permitted. No Ross Road Big SIGN 1636 1627 R DE Morven IO roads or trails are open to the public (see PA R R 1 T T E M EN IN T OF THE Oak CLOSED NORTH CAROLINA RICHMOND CO. All public entry prohibited map) Ross SOUTH CAROLINA MARLBORO CO. Pond e 0 5 10 15 20 Miles k B ro w n C r e 1650 • NO 0 Kilos 20 HUNTING This area is closed to all hunting (see map). ZONE U.S. FISH &WILDLIFE SERVICE Bennett Bridge R DE IO PA R R T T E M EN IN T OF THE ad Legend Ro Observation is nn Area open to Dove, Quail, Rabbit, Deer De Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel and Turkey hunting. Refuge headquarters Sullivan Pond Little Refuge Boundary General Hunting Permit 2010-2011 Pond The signing of this leaflet validates it as your general Area open to Deer, Raccoon, Opossum and Turkey hunting only. Highways refuge hunting permit and must be in your possession N while participating in all authorized hunts. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Closed to all access November 25 - March 14. Paved State Roads National Wildlife Refuge http://southeast.fws.gov e I have read and understand these refuge regulations. rov 5770 Highway 52 North 0 1/2 1Mile Refuge Roads t G oad Wadesboro, NC 28170 an as ch R Area open to deer hunting only. Ple hur 0 Kilo 1 Closed to all access November 25 - March 14. Road Closed Seasonally C 1 800/344 WILD Canoe Launch 704/694 4424 August 2010 Area closed to hunting. Hunter’s Signature Not valid until signed Refuge Check Station Pee Dee This permit valid only from September 1, 2010 Area open to deer hunting only. through June 30, 2011.
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