Yuma County State Trust Lands, Wildlife Areas & Fish Unit


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Yuma County State Trust Lands

 
Landsman Creek
Go 18 miles north of Burlington on US 385, then turn and go east on Yuma CR O.
ACRES: 332
OPEN: September 1 to May 31 for hunting
HUNTING: Deer, pheasants, turkey, quail, doves, coyote, rabbit
RESTRICTIONS: Foot access only
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Sandy Bluffs
Go 8.5 miles north from Idalia on CR DD at Arikaree River.
ACRES: 3,202
OPEN: September 1 to June 14
HUNTING: Big game, small game
RESTRICTIONS: Access restricted as posted east of Highway 385.

 

Yuma County State Wildlife Areas

 
Sandsage
Go 4.5 miles from Wray on Highway 34 to CR 35, then 1/4 mile west to CR CC, then 1/2 mile south to property.
HUNTING: Small game, bobwhite quail, pheasant, dove, waterfowl
FISHING: Coldwater stream
RECREATION: Wildlife observation, hiking
RESTRICTIONS:

  • No camping or fires allowed.
  • Only shotguns or bows allowed for hunting.
  • No target practice allowed unless authorized by area wildlife manager.
  • No discharging of firearms or bows allowed unless hunting.

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Simmons
OPEN: September 1 to May 31
RESTRICTIONS:

  • Foot access only.
  • No camping, fires or dog training allowed.
  • No target practice allowed unless authorized by area wildlife manager.

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South Republican
Go 21 miles north of Burlington on US 385 to CR 1, then go 3 miles east, 2 miles north and then 2 miles further east.
ACRES: 13,140
HUNTING: Deer, small game, pheasant, turkey, dove, bobwhite quail, snipe, waterfowl
FISHING: Warm water lake
RECREATION: Power boating, sailboating, windsurfing, waterskiing, camping, wildlife observation, interpretive program.
FACILITIES: Drinking water, rest rooms, dump station, campsites, picnic area with barbecue pits, boat ramps.
RESTRICTIONS:

  • Field trials may be authorized during February, March, August, and September only.
  • No waterfowl hunting allowed on downstream face of dam.
  • Waterfowl hunting prohibited as posted.
  • Park only in designated areas for waterfowl hunting.

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Stalker Lake
Go 2 miles west of Wray on Highway 34 to CR FF, then go 1.5 miles north to access road, then 1/2 mile west to property.
ACRES: 75
HUNTING: Bobwhite quail, pheasant, dove, waterfowl
FISHING: Cold water lake, warm water lake
RECREATION: Hiking, picnicking, wildlife observation
FACILITIES: Picnic shelters, tables, playground, rest rooms, boat ramp
RESTRICTIONS:

  • Minimum size for smallmouth and largemouth bass is 15".
  • Only boating allowed is float tubes and watercraft propelled by hand, wind or electric motor.
  • No camping or fires allowed.
  • Only shotgun and bow hunting allowed.
  • No discharging firearms or bows allowed unless hunting.
  • No target practice allowed unless authorized by area wildlife manager.
 

Yuma County State Fish Unit

 
Wray
Go 2 miles west of Wray on Highway 34 to CR FF, then go 2 miles north.
ACRES: 355
RECREATION: Limited tours
RESTRICTIONS: No camping, hunting or dogs allowed; Closed east of CR FF.

 

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