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Middlesex – Tolland Counties

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● Hunting Permitted
▲ Designated Deer Bowhunting Only Area
AB No-Lottery A and B Seasons
B No-Lottery B Season only
❍ Daily Permit Required
✱ Special Conditions Apply, see below.

Middlesex – Tolland Counties

Wildlife Management Areas

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

AB

Babcock Pond WMA* 23071.png

244

East Haddam, Colchester

1,500

 

 

Bishops Swamp WMA

245

Andover

752

 

 

Cromwell Meadows WMA*

247

Cromwell, Middletown

455

 

 

Durham Meadows WMA*

248

Durham

572

AB

Eightmile River WMA*

249

East Haddam, Lyme

313

 

 

Higganum Meadows WMA (off Clarkhurst Road)

251

Haddam

256

B

Kollar WMA* 23062.png

253

Tolland

911

B

Larson Lot WMA*

254

Colchester

240

 

 

Messerschmidt WMA

258

Deep River, Westbrook

460

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mono Pond

260

Columbia

284

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ragged Rock Creek WMA*

265

Old Saybrook

202

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raymond Brook Marsh

266

Hebron

199

 

 

Salmon River Cove and Haddam Neck*

267

East Haddam, Haddam

94

 

 

Tankerhoosen WMA

334

Vernon

449

B

Wangunk Meadows (off Rte. 17a)

270

Portland

637

B

Wopowog WMA*

271

East Hampton, Haddam

475

State Forests

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

AB

Cockaponset State Forest

246

Haddam, etc.

17,186

B

Nathan Hale State Forest Mgmt. Area

261

Andover, Coventry

1,455

B

Meshomasic State Forest

257

Portland, etc.

9,099

B

Nye Holman State Forest

264

Tolland, etc.

786

AB

Shenipsit State Forest

269

Stafford, etc.

7,583

State Parks

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higganum Reservoir

252

Haddam

147

AB

Millers Pond

259

Durham, Haddam

280

 

 

 

Scantic River State Park

268

East Windsor, etc.

589

State-Leased and Other Public Access Areas

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

B

Silvio O. Conte NWR – Salmon River Division* (federal land)

333

Haddam

285

 

 

Mansfield Hollow Lake (excluding State Park)

255

Mansfield, Chaplin, etc.

2,012

Dog Training & Field Trial Areas (Closed to hunting during events)

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

 

 

 

Mansfield State-Leased Field Trial Area*

256

Mansfield

300

Flood Control Areas

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

AB

Ellithorpe Flood Control Area

250

Stafford

400

Permit-Required Areas (Daily Permit required to hunt small game and waterfowl)

CODE

Town(s)

Acres

 

 

 

 

 

Bolton Area

 

Bolton

238

 

 

 

 

 

East Windsor – Enfield Area*

 

East Windsor, Enfield

1,530

 

 

 

 

 

Hebron Area

 

Hebron

454

 

 

 

 

 

Higganum – Haddam Rod & Gun Club

 

Haddam

66

 

 

 

 

 

 

NU – Kings Island Coop WMA*

262

Enfield, Suffield

158

B

NU – Maromas Coop WMA*

263

Middletown

1,400

SPECIAL CONDITIONS


Babcock Pond WMA:
Specially designed trails for the physically disabled. Wheelchair accessible waterfowl hunting blind.

Silvio O. Conte NWR – Salmon River Division: Open to hunting through cooperation of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Access from Rte 151 on Salmon River Road.

Cromwell Meadows WMA: Cromwell, Middletown (north of Sebethe River, west of railroad tracks). Enter area by turning west from Rte 9 on South Street, Cromwell. Entrance is approximately ½ mile from Rte. 9. No trap or target shooting.

Durham Meadows WMA: North of Rte. 17 one mile south of village.

East Windsor/Enfield-Permit Required Area: Two parcels of Scantic River State Park are included in the Permit-Required Hunting Area.

Eight Mile River WMA: Access from Salem Rd. Park in designated field parking only. No roadside parking. No hunting in Wagner Wildlife Sanctuary.

Great Island WMA: Mouth of Connecticut River. Can be reached by boat only. Take Rte. 156 from Old Lyme, turn right at four corners, after railroad underpass known as Smith’s Neck Road. Continue on hard surface to state boat launching site.

Haddam Neck: Access by boat only.

Holbrook Pond: Drive north on Rte. 85 out of Hebron Center and take second paved road to right.

Kollar WMA: Use River Road or Babcock Road north of I84.

Larson Lot WMA: Shailor Hill Road west of Rte. 149.

Lord’s Cove WMA: Boat access approximately ½ mile on Rte. 156 from Rte. 1 to first town landing most commonly used.

Nott Island: Boat access approximately ½ mile on Rte. 156 from Rte. 1 to first town landing most commonly used.

Ragged Rock Creek WMA: Located on the Connecticut River north and south of Ragged Rock Creek. Reached by boat from state-owned launch in Old Saybrook under Baldwin Bridge.

Salmon River Cove and Haddam Neck: Access by boat only.

Scantic River State Park: Three parcels open to bowhunting for deer or turkey. Two of the three parcels open for small game, waterfowl and spring turkey bowhunting. From the third Saturday in October through the first Saturday in December, a daily permit for the East Windsor/Enfield Permit-Required Area is required to hunt small game and waterfowl.

Wopowog WMA: East of Rte. 196, ¼ mile north of Rte. 151/Rte. 196 junction.

Cockaponset State Forest: Some sections within the town of Madison are closed to all firearms hunting. These sections have been designated as Deer Bowhunting Only areas. Contact the Wildlife Division for locations. Other areas of the forest that are open to firearms hunting are open for the regular state land bowhunting seasons.

Nye Holman State Forest: Sections adjacent to field archery range in Tolland are closed to all firearms hunting and are designated deer bowhunting only areas. Youth camping area is closed to all hunting.

NU-Kings Island Coop WMA: Special restrictions apply. Waterfowl hunting only. Area may be closed before the end of the waterfowl season. Access at Parsons Road boat launch.

NU-Maromas Coop WMA: North and south of Aircraft Road, and south of River Road (2 parcels). Leased from Northeast Utilities.

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