Fort McCoy Rules & Regulations

ATTENTION: Changes to Fort McCoy training area boundaries will be taking effect 15 February, 2023. New maps will be posted 14 Feb.


Fort McCoy Rules & Regulations

Regulation 420-29: Fort McCoy Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Laws and Regulations (click to open)

Please review all rules and regulations prior to participating in an activity on Fort McCoy.


Wisconsin DNR Rules & Regulations

Wisconsin Hunting Regulations: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 (click to open)

Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulation: 2023-2024 Guide to Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulations (click to open)

Wisconsin Fishing Regulations: Guide to Wisconsin Hook and Line Fishing Regulations 2023-2024 (click to open)


Firewood Cutting Regulation

Fort McCoy Firewood Cutting Regulation 200-4: Fort McCoy Firewood Cutting Regulation (click to open)

Permits are available for purchase online through your iSportsman account by credit/debit card or at the Permit Sales Office (bldg 2168, M-F 7-15:30). No checks accepted. Select the Firewood Cutting web page located under the Program Info tab in the menu bar for more firewood cutting information and maps.

Wisconsin Firewood Rules and Regulations: Go to


Firearm Registration Form: 

All firearms brought on to the installation for any purpose must be registered through the Fort McCoy Police. This requirement pertains to anyone with a firearm in their possession while on Fort McCoy for any reason including hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, shooting range, or visiting members of the Fort McCoy community or staff. Firearm is defined as: any weapon (including a starter gun, weapon frame or receiver) which will, or is designed to or readily be converted to, expel a projectile by the action of an explosive or other propellant.

Questions related to firearms registration should be directed to the Fort McCoy Physical Security Division at (608) 388-2266.  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, or may be emailed to

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.

Click here for Firearm Registration Form: Fort McCoy Form 433 


Activity Card Template ~ Applies to All

All recreational participants/permit holders within a vehicle are required to display a Fort McCoy Activity card. The card must show the iSportsman permit number for each permit holder associated with the vehicle for that given days activity. The Activity Card must be placed on the vehicle dashboard and be easily readable through the windshield from the outside of the vehicle. The card should not be obstructed by any other papers, materials, or items on the dash or windshield. Hand printed information must be legible and large enough to easily read thought the windshield.

Click here for Activity Card Template (pdf)