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2015 license status

Comparison of all 2014 deer licenses (archery, crossbow, gun) sales as of the close of the 9-day season to all 2015 deer license sales through 11/30/15.

2015 2014
849,778 835,583

Download detailed 2015 license sales [PDF].

deer hunters

Remember first-time buyers get a price break on hunting licenses. You can also recognize that special person who introduced you to the sport. Learn more

Contact information
For information on deer hunting, contact:
Adam Murkowski
Wildlife biologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management

Deer hunting

Attention: State law has been changed to prohibit use of junior antlerless carcass tags under the gun deer group hunting regulation. Read the news release [PDF] . Additional information can be found at the Wisconsin State Legislature-SB243 [exit DNR].

Register your deer online at or call 1-844-426-3734.

Monitor harvest numbers by season, zone and county

Using electronic registration in 2015

Learn more about your electronic registration options in this segment from Dan Small's Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2015. You can also view the Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2015 playlist [YouTube].

Electronic registration overview

What to know for 2015

Bonus antlerless tags

Deer health considerations

Before and after the hunt

Additional resources

Last revised: Tuesday December 01 2015