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deer hunters

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your hunting license.
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for a permit and check permit status online.
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the regulations.
Contact information
For more information about deer hunting, licenses and tags, call: 888-936-7463
For questions specific to deer management, contact:
Maggie Stewart
Assistant Deer Ecologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management

Deer hunting

Information on current and upcoming deer seasons, tools for your hunt and deer herd monitoring.

Register your deer:

Monitor harvest numbers by season, zone and county

Bonus antlerless tags

Bonus antlerless tags are now available for purchase in DMUs that offer them. Antlerless tags are zone, DMU and land type-specific (public access or private land), but are not weapon-specific. Bonus tags cost $12.00 for residents, $20.00 for nonresidents and $5.00 for 10 and 11 year olds. Bonus tags can be purchased online at Go Wild, at a DNR service center or at a DNR license agent.

Farmland (Zone 2) antlerless tags

Farmland (Zone 2) Antlerless Deer Tags [PDF] are now available for selection in DMUs that offer them. Antlerless tags are zone, DMU and land type-specific (public access or private land), but are not weapon-specific. You may select your tags at Go Wild or by visiting a DNR service center or a license agent.

Deer stands and blinds on DNR lands

If you hunt on DNR-managed lands – note that tree stands and ground blinds used on department-managed lands must be removed daily. For other types of property such as county or federally owned, contact the property manager to learn about their rules.

Deer hunting resources



Additional resources

Last revised: Wednesday February 08 2017