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Detailed Information for : Bird Hunting Preserve
Description:
If non-native game birds are to be purchased, possessed and released into the wild for commercial hunting, a bird hunting preserve license is required.
A bird hunting preserve license allows you to possess, propagate, stock, release and hunt the species of game bird approved and listed on the license. This is a commercial license, which also allows the holder to purchase and sell any of the species listed on the license and to charge others to hunt or take released birds.
CLASSES OF BIRD HUNTING PRESERVES
There are 2 types of bird hunting preserve licenses, a Class A bird hunting preserve license and a Class B bird hunting preserve license.  
License Type:
Original  
Duration:
Bird hunting preserve licenses are effective from the date of issue until the following May 30th. You must meet the pheasant stocking requirements for the license year.  
Fees:
Class A bird hunting permit initial fee is $300.00; annual renewal $200.00.
Class B bird hunting preserve license initial fee is $200.00; annual renewal $100.00.
If you are licensing more than 640 acres you will need an additional license(s). The fee for any additional license(s) will be half price.  
Instructions:

Complete application 9400-578, pdf form available below, and submit to the Bureau of Customer Service and Licensing in Madison.

 
Application Form(s):
Wisconsin Statutes:

Chapter.169.19

 
Administrative Rules/Codes:
Contact Information
Contact:
Customer Service and Licensing
Home Page:
E-mail :
Hours of Operation:
7:45 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday  
Phone:
(608)266-0862  
Fax:
(608)264-6130  
TTY/TDD:
 
Mail Address:
PO BOX 7921, CS/1, Madison, WI 53707  
Street Address:
101 South Webster, Madison, WI 53703  
Agency Web Site:
 
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For additional assistance with business-related license, permit and registration information, visit the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org or phone them at 608-263-7680.


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