Permit Information


Income generated from the sale of hunting and fishing permits helps fund fish and wildlfie management projects.  It is used for habitat enhancements and management activities specifically designed to improve hunting and fishing opportunities on Fort Bragg.

Our normal hours of operation are as follows:

11:00-16:30, Wednesday through Saturday. 

Note: Whenever a Federal holiday (not just a training holiday) falls on a Monday we'll be open that day, and closed the following Tuesday and Wednesday. 

To Acquire Permits:

Step 1:  Pre-register here online.  Click on "My Account" and then "Register".  Doing so ahead of time will greatly expedite your permitting process here at the office.  For a map of our location, simply Google "McKellar's Lodge Fort Bragg, NC".  Our office is immediately across the street.

Step 2:  Stop at the the Hunting & Fishing Center to acquire your permit

     For All: Bring Documentation / Confirmation of your Customer Status


Active Duty / DoD:



Disabled Veteran:

VA Document showing 50% or greater disability


Disabled Civilian:

SSA Document showing 100% disability



All Others: (Retiree/Dependant/Civilian):


Photo ID

     For Hunting: Bring Confirmation of:

  State Hunter Safety (any state)
    State Hunter Safety Card or
    Previous Fort Bragg Hunting Permit
  Fort Bragg Hunter Safety Orientation
    Previous Fort Bragg Hunting Permit
    Attend class (offered on open days at 12:00 and 15:00).  Briefings will be only at noon during March-May and August.  We temporarily suspend briefings during the summer (mid-May to early August).



Available Permits

Annual Fish - $35.00  Allows individual to fish all lakes and streams on Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall                                            

Annual Hunt - $40.00  Allows individual to hunt both small and big game                         

Annual Combination Hunt and Fish - $60.00  Allows individual to fish all lakes and hunt both small and big game

Daily Hunting or Fishing or Combo - $7.00 1 Day Permit for Hunting and/or Fishing

Weekly Hunting or Fishing or Combo - $20.00   7 Day Permit for Hunting and/or Fishing                                                              

>50% Disabled Veteran - Free  Please bring VA documentation with you to acquire a permit.

100% Disabled Veteran - Free  Please bring SSA documentation with you to acquire.

Senior Citizens - Free > 70 years of age

Firewood Permit - $5.00 - Allows cutting 1/2 cord (roughly one pickup truckload) of dead and down firewood for personal use


Additional Permit Details

  1. Annual permits are valid for one calendar year from the date of purchase.
  2. Daily permits expire at 23:59 on the issue date, and may be purchased in advance.  Inquire at the permit counter for more details.
  3. To hunt or fish on Fort Bragg, one must possess a North Carolina hunting and/or fishing license in addition to possessing a post permit.
  4. You may purchase a hunting permit only after:
    1. Showing proof of completing a state hunter safety course (from any state) AND
    2. Completion of the Fort Bragg hunter orientation, which is offered here at the Hunting and Fishing Center.  Orientation briefings are given every day we are open at noon and 15:00*. 

 *We temporarily suspend orientation briefings in the summer, beginning the day after turkey season closes in mid May.  We resume them the Wednesday before fall scouting begins, which is always the second Saturday in August.   


Feel free to email us or call (910) 432-5427 should you need more details.