For 2017 season dates, permit and application information, regulations and maps, please click on Program Info. on the menu bar.
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.
Fort McCoy Conducting Springtime Prescribed Burns
Fort McCoy will be conducting springtime prescribed burns to control invasive plant species and reduce wildfire potential. Weather permitting. Check back here for specific locations and times.
Leftover Spring Turkey Tags Available:
Fort McCoy has a limited number of spring turkey tags ($13.00) for Season F (May 22-26, 2017) available on a first-come-first-served basis through the WDNR GoWild licensing system.
Focus on safety for a successful spring turkey season http://dnr.wi.gov/news/Weekly/Article/?id=3916
Upcoming Fall Quota Hunt Applications
2017 Fort McCoy Gun-deer, Fall Turkey, Cantonmnet Archery, and Disabled Gun-deer online applications will be made available mid-June 2017.
Fort McCoy fishing, small game, and regular archery permits may be purchased anytime through any authorized WDNR GoWild vendor or online at https://gowild.wi.gov. No application required.
All other Fort McCoy hunting permits are by application and drawing process. Contact the Fort McCoy Permit Sales Office (608) 388-3337 for availability. Or Click Here for season and application dates.
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.
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 or Hunting Permit: Any authorized WDNR GoWild vendor or online at https://gowild.wi.gov.