Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area

Working in harmony with nature.

HULLETT MAP

 Welcome to Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area

The Hullett Marsh is located along the South Maitland River, and along the Atlantic and Mississippi flyways. It is a multi-use, multi-season facility, known best for its waterfowl and pheasant hunting. Opportunities for wild game hunting is also found here (with Sunday hunting), as well as trails for hiking and horseback riding, and routes for canoeing.


In the 1970's and early 1980's, Ducks Unlimited, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, developed the man-made marsh. Today the marsh is run by a non-profit organization known as Friends of Hullett. FOH consists of a board of directors, two staff, and many volunteers and members.

What's Happening Right Now

Since the mid-2017, FOH has been working tirelessly to wrangle its Bluebird Box program. Originally created with volunteer caretakers in mind, the Bluebird program had lost it's fire. Boxes in poor habitat, lost boxes, boxes to difficult to service and all of this lead to little rewards. With the help of dedicated volunteers, FOH has been about to turn over 250 boxes into a more manageable 130. Over 100 boxes were removed with many being reused in better environments. Hours of data collection, post pounding, box repairs and data management have gone in to remaking this program. But there is still a lot of work to do. More boxes still need to be placed and posts still need pounding. If you wish to help FOH with monitoring, cleaning, maintaining, or building muscle with post jacking/pounding then please contact Friends of Hullett at fohoffice@tcc.on.ca or call us at 519-482-7011. We will work around your schedule.

Eastern Bluebird Boxes & Posts

Current Open Seasons

ALWAYS read and understand provincial, federal, and HPWA rules and regulations before hunting at Hullett Marsh. All users of the marsh MUST abide by the rules, act responsibly, ethically and be considerate of fellow users, the property, and neighboring land. REMEMBER: Hullett supports Sunday hunting which may affect open season dates and bag limits. Also, the 2018-2019 Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary is expected to be available in April.

White-tail Deer (B-Zone ONLY when migratory birds hunting is active):
Bow Only, no dogs -> CLOSED




Wild Turkey: April 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018 




Migratory Birds:

Waterfowl other than Canada and Cackling Goose -> CLOSED
American Black Duck -> CLOSED
Canada and Cackling Goose -> CLOSED 
Woodcock -> CLOSED


Small Game (B-Zone ONLY when migratory birds hunting is active):Pheasant and Gray/Fox Squirrel -> CLOSED

Cottontail and European Hare -> CLOSED

Hunting with Falconry Birds -> CLOSED


Licensed Furbearing mammal trapping has begun in the marsh. Please stay on the trail and maintain control of your dogs and children. Only those with FOH and MNRF approval may trap in the marsh.

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Bald Eagle Buffer Zone In Effect

FOH established a 400-metre buffer zone in the fall of 2013 to protect our resident eagle nest from human disturbance. Our resident female is banded and now over 10 years old. 8 Eaglets have fledged since the spring of 2013.


Please respect the privacy of the eagles and the perimeter around the nest site during the posted time period.


 This buffer is active from February 1st to June 15th

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2018 Photo Contest Winners

The results are in and the winners have been selected. 65 Photos were submitted to the 2nd annual Photo Contest with photos from hunting to snowshoeing to bouncing dogs.


1st Place Winner receives a FREE Hullett Membership AND their winning photo in a special location in the next User Guide


2nd-7th Place Winners receive their winning photos on the cover of the next User Guide.

1st Place Winner: Wayne & Nancy Denham

2nd Place Winner: David Stevenson

3rd Place Winner: David Stevenson

4th Place Winner: Lauren VanderWal

5th Place Winner: Pauline McIsaac

6th Place Winner: Paul & Shari Parsons

7th Place Winner: Nancy Colling





 4 ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Bald Eagle Buffer is now in affect around the Sanctuary Line Area. . . . . Water Access is not currently permitted. . . . . Annual General Meeting: May 27th 10AM 

7th Place Winner: Natasha Colling