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Hunting, Fishing, Trapping & Firewood Cutting
Fort McCoy offers hunting, fishing, and trapping opportunities to military (active and retired) and their dependents, government employees, and the general public. All participants must have the appropriate Fort McCoy permit and State of Wisconsin licenses before they are allowed to hunt, fish, or trap on Fort McCoy.
All hunting and fishing activities on Fort McCoy require a Fort McCoy permit.
Please explore the website for more-specific information about regulations, obtaining permits, etc.
For additional information or for technical difficulties please contact the Fort McCoy Permit Sales Office at 608-388-3337 or e-mail inquiries to email@example.com.
Attention: Fort McCoy does NOT participate in the state Muzzleloader hunt, December 4-day Antlerless hunt, or the Antlerless Holiday hunt.
2017 Deer Harvest Totals Coming Soon.
Regulations: The 2016 Fort McCoy Hunting Regulations and Maps will be in effect for the 2017 hunting season. However you must follow the 2017 season dates and times.
2017 Fort McCoy Antlerless Archery Deer Bonus Tags: Fort McCoy will offer a limited number of regular archery antlerless bonus tags for the 2017 archery season. Fort McCoy archery antlerless tags will be available for purchase through the WDNR GoWild licensing system starting September 11 at 10:00AM at a cost of $12.00. One tag per customer.
Lake and Training Area Closures
The Game Line, accessed by calling (866) 277-1597 or online lists hunting areas and lakes that are closed on any particular day. The Game Line listing will be updated by Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security (DPTMS). Fort McCoy reserves the right to update hunting area closures at any time if needed. ALL individuals are required to check the Game Line daily for any changes. Streams are closed to fishing if the training area it is in is closed.
Note to Anglers: If you are inquiring if a lake is open to fishing, select area "Lakes".
Sign-in/out: ALL users (except those fishing) are required to sign-in and sign-out through iSportsman daily when hunting or scouting on Fort McCoy. If the hunter intends to participate in multiple hunting activities on a given day, sign-in should be done for the primary activity. See the specific hunting season regulation for detailed information. Hunters who do not sign-in/sign-out are subject to penalties including revocation of hunting, fishing, trapping and firewood collection privileges.
Where to Purchase your Fort McCoy Fishing Permit: Any authorized WDNR GoWild vendor or online at https://gowild.wi.gov.