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Ferndale Ridge WMA Reference Map

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Ferndale Ridge WMA

County: Houston
Nearest Town: Rushford
Area: 670 ac

Directions: From Rushford, go 3.5 miles south and east on State Highway 16, then 0.2 miles east on township road, and then south 2 miles south on Ferndale Road, then east on Hunters Dream Drive to the WMA

Description: This WMA is a bluff top with planted native grasses and food plots on top, with oak and central hardwood forests on the slopes.

Primary species on this unit include deer, turkey, small game and pheasants.

This unit is managed primarily for deer, turkey and pheasant, with some small game hunting as well. Management activities include use of prescribed fire on native grasses and timber harvest.

At this scale, these WMA boundaries are general, and do not accurately represent the actual legal boundaries. WMA users still need to verify public lands boundaries by observing boundary signs and contacting local DNR Wildlife offices.