Attention Fort McCoy Users: Firearm Registration is now Required
Fort McCoy is requiring that all firearms brought on to the installation have to be registered through the Fort McCoy Police Department. This requirement pertains to anyone with a firearm in their possession that is on Fort McCoy for any reason including hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, shooting range, or visiting members on the Fort McCoy community. Questions related to firearms registration should be directed to the Fort McCoy Police Department at 608-388-2266. Click here for firearm form. Registration forms can be processed during normal business hours within building 35 at the Visitor Control Office (608) 388-4988 or during nonduty hours at the Fort McCoy Police Department building 1681. The forms may also be mailed to the Police Dept. at: Ft McCoy Police Dept, Attn: Firearms Registration, 1681 W Eaton Rd, Ft McCoy, WI 54656. Upon successful registration, a firearms-registration record will be provided to the registrar or can be emailed.
HUNTING & TRAPPING SEASON DATES & PERMIT INFORMATION
The mission of the Fort McCoy Natural Resource Branch is to foster the wise stewardship of natural and cultural resources which will support and sustain a realistic military training environment, biological diversity, the integrity of sensitive or unique sites, and commercial and recreational opportunities. The appropriate Fort McCoy hunting, fishing, trapping permit and appropriate State of Wisconsin license and stamps are required to hunt, fish, or trap on Fort McCoy.
New Announcement: The 2016 Fort McCoy Hunting Regulations and Maps will be in effect for the 2017 hunting seasons. However you must follow the 2017 season dates.
** 2017 Fort McCoy Antlerless Archery Deer Bonus Carcass Tags: Fort McCoy will offer a limited number of regular archery 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.
Click here for directions on "How to Apply"
2017 Fort McCoy Gun-Deer Antlerless Bonus Tags
A limited number of Fort McCoy Gun-deer antlerless bonus tags will be available for purchase for $12.00 starting Monday October 23rd at 10:00AM through the WDNR GoWild system on a first-come-first-serve basis. You must have purchased your 2017 Fort McCoy Gun-deer permit ($21.00) prior to purchasing a Fort McCoy antlerless bonus tag. The Fort McCoy bonus tag may be used anytime during the 9-day gun-deer season. One tag per customer.
2017 Fort McCoy Hunters Choice Approval (HCA) Drawing Results
HCA drawing results are posted under Program Info tab. HCA winners will be listed by their Fort McCoy iSportsman Permit Number. The Permit Sales staff will post your HCA to your iSportsman account prior to the 9-Day Gun-deer season.
Hunters who were awarded a HCA approval can harvest 1 antlerless deer at any time during the 9-day Gun Deer season with one of the following tags:
1. Free WDNR Farmland (Zone 2) Antlerless Carcass Tag for Monroe County and Public Land; or
2. Junior Antlerless Carcass Tag. (NOTE: The Junior Antlerless Carcass Tag may only be filled by the youth to whom it has been issued. State law prohibits its use under the gun deer group hunting regulation).
Note: Upon using your HCA with one of the above carcass tags, your gun-buck carcass tag becomes invalid on Fort McCoy.
The Hunter's Choice Approval is not a Bonus Tag.