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Shickley    Strang


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Discover what our small communities of Exeter, Fairmont, Geneva, Grafton, Milligan, Ohiowa, Shickley & Strang have to offer. Experience the wonderful restaurants, specialty shops, historical buildings, golfing, hunting& fishing, birdwatching and the wetlands. Enjoy the summer festivals, farmers markets, swimming and ballgames. Fillmore County is the place you can experience it all.



    

Hunting and Fishing

 

2 hunters ©FCDC
 
There are 5 wildlife management areas (WMA) located in the county: Bluebill and Marsh Hawk WMAs near Grafton, Sandpiper WMA southwest of Geneva, Redhead WMA along the Clay County line northwest of Shickley and Sora WMA southeast of Shickley. These WMAs and the Waterfowl Protection Areas are listed under the Hunting Locations link below. The Rainwater Basin and Birding and Recreation.
 

 

Always ask BEFORE hunting or

fishing on private land

Bow hunters ©FCDC
Public fishing waters are: Bruning Dam and   Lone Star.
 
Permits and regulations available on Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) Web site:

Fishing Guide ~ Hunting Guide ~ Purchase Permits

Interactive map on NGPC Web site for Fishing and Hunting

 

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Name Acres Directions Type of Hunting
1. Bluebill WMA 80 1 mi. North and 1/4 mi. East of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
2. Brauning WPA 240 2 mi South and 1.2 West of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
3. County Line Marsh WPA 408 4 mi. North of Fairmont, US 81 and 2 1/2 mi East Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
4. Griess WPA 20 3 mi. South and 3 1/2 mi. West of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
5. Krause WPA 527 4 mi. West and 3 1/2 mi. North of Shickley Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
6. Mallard Haven WPA 1,087 2 mi. North of Shickley Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
7. Marsh Hawk WMA 173 North and West of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
8. Millers Pond WPA 130 1 1/2 mi. South of Shickley Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
9. Murphy WPA 89 1/2 mi. West and 1 mi. South of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
10. Rauscher WPA 251 2 mi. South and 2 1/2 mi. West of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
11. Real WPA 160 2 mi. north of Fairmont and 1 mi East of US 81 Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
13. Redhead WMA 171 5 mi. West and 1/2 mi North of Shickley Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
12. Rolland WPA 129 2 mi. East and 1 1/2 mi. South of Sutton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
13. Sandpiper WMA 160 5 mi. West and 1 1/2 mi South of Geneva Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
13. Sora WMA 20 2 mi. South and 3 mi East of Shickley Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
14. Wilkins WPA 530 1 mi. South and 1 mi East of Grafton Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Waterfowl
15.  Lone Star Recreation Area   See Little Blue NRD web site Click for web here
16. Bruning Dam Recreation Area   See Little Blue NRD web site Click for web here

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