Wilson Area News

2021 Dove Fields

A Google Earth map of the fields can be found here.

There will be 2 managed dove fields at Wilson Wildlife Area in 2021. Both fields are planted to sunflowers. Portions of the fields will be mowed prior to dove opener. 

#1 Decker Road Dove Field: Youth and Youth/Mentor Only September 1 – September 30; This field is located on the North side of the Saline River accessible from Decker Road. Head West from 192nd Street for 0.7 miles on Decker Road. Park at the red gate and walk south 1/8 mi. Both the youth and mentor may hunt (17 years and younger and accompanying mentor) for the month of September (Sept. 1 – 30). 

#2 Browns Canyon Dove Field: Open to all hunters Sept 1; This field is located on the South side of Wilson Lake, accessible from Reservoir Road. It is approximately 4.5 miles East of the intersection of 192nd Street and Land Road. Travel East from 192nd on Land Road for 2.5 miles, then South on Reservoir Road for 0.5 miles. At the T-intersection continue East on Reservoir Road for 1.8 miles and the field will be on South side of the road. This field is open to all hunters. 

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.