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deer hunters

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for hunter safety. Required if you were born on or after January 1, 1973.
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your hunting license.
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for a permit and check permit status online.
Know
the regulations.
Contact information
For more information about deer hunting, licenses and tags, call: 888-936-7463
For questions specific to deer management, contact:
Eric Canania
Assistant Deer Ecologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management
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.

Preliminary 2017 deer season structure and quota

The 2017 preliminary deer season structure and antlerless quotas will be reviewed on Wednesday, May 24th by the Natural Resources Board (NRB).The final 2017 deer season structure and quotas will be made available shortly after approval by the NRB. View the recommended deer season package that will go to the NRB for review and approval.

Get to know the deer herd in your area: explore the new deer metrics database.

2016 deer season summary

View 2016 harvest numbers by season, zone and county.


Deer hunting resources




Additional resources

Last revised: Thursday May 18 2017