In order to legally participate in hunts on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, hunters must carry a signed refuge hunting permit (link above) and a receipt for payment of the $15 per hunter permit fee. The fee may be paid by -
1. Mailing a check or money order in the amount of $15.00 to -
Pocosin Lakes Refuge Hunt Fee
PO Box 329
Columbia, NC 27925
2. Paying online by following the Hunt Fee button below
3. When it is safe and has been approved, the office will reopen for in-person payment. Currently, only 1 & 2 are options. You will receive your receipt via US Mail if you pay by mailing a check. If you pay online, you will receive an email receipt. Online, each hunter must pay the fee individually.
Follow https://www.fws.gov/refuge/pocosin_lakes/ . for updates on office reopening.
Click on button below to pay your Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge hunt fee, online. You will receive a receipt via email. There is a .50 cent processing fee added for using the 'pay on-line' option. Your credit card total will be $15.50. You have the option of paying by check if you prefer. Credit card payment website is a secure site. Your credit card number is not provided to us.
Note: If the name on the credit card does not match the name of the hunter for whom the permit is purchased, be sure to document the hunter's name on payment form under 'description.'
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ALERT - This is NOT the site for Mattamuskeet Refuge hunt registration. Go to .Mattamuskeet's Hunt Fee page