Swan Lake NWR will have units open for pigeon hunting in the upcoming pigeon season.
Pigeon season begins September 1, 2022. Self-check in and check out is done at the Hunters headquarters at the north end of the refuge. Maps and regulations can be obtained when registering to hunt. The hunting fields are mostly harvested wheat and a few sunflowers. Non-Toxic Shot is required when hunting a Swan Lake NWR. Hunters must possess a Missouri Small Game Hunting Permit and a Migratory Bird Hunting Permit. Additionally, hunters must register and possess a catch card that can be collected upon registration.
For more information on pigeon hunting regulations visit: this link