Farragut Wildlife Management Area

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Farragut Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Farragut WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Farragut WMA
Location Kootenai County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Bayview,ID
Coordinates 47°58′19″N 116°32′30″W / 47.971846°N 116.541586°W / 47.971846; -116.541586Coordinates: 47°58′19″N 116°32′30″W / 47.971846°N 116.541586°W / 47.971846; -116.541586
Area 1,413 acres (5.7 km2)
Established 1949
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Farragut Wildlife Management Area at 1,405 acres (5.69 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Kootenai County that borders Farragut State Park.[1] The area was formerly the Farragut Naval Training Station established in 1942 and decommissioned in 1946. The land was acquired by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in 1949.[2]

The WMA is located along Lake Pend Oreille, which contains a variety of sport fish, including rainbow trout.[3] The WMA has a white-tailed deer population that average 5-10 deer per square mile.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Farragut Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Farragut Wildlife Management Area: Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. July 1999. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Farrugut Wildlife Management Area". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012.