Wilson Area News

2022 Dove Fields

There will be 2 managed dove fields at Wilson Wildlife Area in 2022. Both fields are planted to sunflowers. Portions of the fields will be mowed prior to dove opener. 

Field 1: Open to All Hunters – Sunflowers (11 ac)

This field is located on the South side of Mellard Rd approx. ¼ mi west of 193rd Rd. Field is planted to sunflowers.  Strips will be mowed in sunflowers.  Sunflower production is poor to fair.

Field 2: Open to all hunters – Sunflowers (6 ac)

From intersection of Mellard Rd and 193rd Rd, go south 1.5 miles and park along road.  Field is located east of road.  Strips will be mowed in sunflowers.  Sunflower production is good.  

Below are maps of the entire Wilson Wildlife Area Refuge.

Wilson Wildlife Area Wildlife Refuge Boundary Map (PDF - 4.80 MB)

The refuge is closed to all access September 1 through January 31 except by special permit only.  This map is to be used for general reference only. Signs will mark the actual refuge boundary. Use the posted signs as the true boundary.