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Unrestricted Deer Hunts

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Unrestricted deer hunt tags are issued upon request until tag quotas fill. You may use your First-Deer Tag and/or Second-Deer Tag to apply for unrestricted deer hunt tags.

X – Tag quota did not fill in 2017.

General Deer Zones

Hunt Code

Hunt Title

2017 Estimated Hunter Success (%)

2018 Tag Quota

Date Quota Filled

2018 Archery Season Dates

2018 General Season Dates

AO

Archery-Only

10

N/A

X

Valid during the archery and general seasons in the A, B and D Zones and Hunt G-10 using archery equipment only; NOT valid during any C or X Zone season or hunt.

A

Archery and General Buck in zone A

24

65,000

X

July 14-Aug 5

Aug 11-Sep 23

D3-5

Archery and General Buck in zones D3, D4, and D5

11

33,000

9/21/17

Aug 18-Sep 9

Sep 22-Oct 28

D7

Archery and General Buck in zone D7

6

9,000

8/9/17

Aug 18-Sep 9

Sep 15-Oct 28

D8

Archery and General Buck in zone D8

8

8,000

X

Aug 18-Sep 9

Sep 22-Oct 21

D10

Archery and General Buck in zone D10

21

700

X

Aug 18-Sep 9

Sep 22-Oct 21

D11

Archery and General Buck in zone D11

13

5,500

X

Sep 1-23

Oct 13- Nov 11

D13

Archery and General Buck in zone D13

11

4,000

X

Sep 1-23

Oct 13- Nov 11

D15

Archery and General Buck in zone D15

5

1,500

X

Sep 1-23

Oct 13- Nov 11

D19

Archery and General Buck in zone D19

12

1,500

9/4/17

Sep 1-23

Oct 6-Nov 4