Hunting

Hunting is allowed in designated area of the CVWMA. A hunting permit from the CVWMA is required to hunt. No-Hunting areas exist in the recreation areas around Summit Creek and the Wildlife Interpretation Centre (Corn Creek). Please see below for more details.

A hunting permit is $10 and is valid for thirteen months - from March 1st to March 31st

Note that if you like, both a hunting and fishing permit can be purchased together for a discounted price through the options below.

A hunting permit can be obtained in the following ways:

  1. Purchase online through our secure server
  2. Download a hunting permit form and mail it in to us with payment 
  3. In person at our Administration Building

Hunting Rules and Regulations

Please adhere to the following rules and regulations when hunting on the CVWMA property:

  1. A hunting permit must be obtained from the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority (See above for ways to obtain a permit).
  2. Hunting is only allowed in designated hunting areas only. Please see CVWMA Access Map for details.
  3. All applicable provincial Hunting Rules & Regulations apply.
    See current “Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis”.
  4. Please note that at the CVWMA, waterfowl hunting season does not open until October 1st.
  5. NO ATV access.  Vehicle access is permitted in designated areas only (Duck Lake dykes). Please see CVWMA Access Map for details.
  6. No gates will be opened for hunter access.
  7. Non-motorized boats are allowed. Motorized boats are restricted to 10 horsepower or less (except on Kootenay River where any horsepower is permitted) and are prohibited from Duck Lake Unit and the Recreation Area around Wildlife Interpretation Centre.
  8. Construction of observation and hunting blinds by individual members of the public is allowed where hunting is permitted. Observation and hunting blinds built on the CVWMA become open to use by the general public.
  9. Leave No Trace – Minimize your impact on the environment by treading lightly. Please pack out what you pack in!
Download a printable version of the CVWMA's Hunting Rules and Regulations here.