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Deer Season Regulation Sets

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Regulation Set

Regulation Set #0

Regulation Set #1

Regulation Set #2

Zones

21, 23, 24, 34*, 43, 45, 46

No zones assigned

1, 3*, 4, 18, 22, 26

Info

* Any antlered deer taken in Zone 34 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sunday. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

­­­——— * Any antlered deer taken in Zone 3 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sunday. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

Fall Bow Season

Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is one deer of either sex.

­­­——— Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer—however, hunters may NOT harvest two antlerless deer—only ONE may be antlerless and ONE may be antlered.

Youth Deer Hunt Days

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for qualified youth hunters only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or
Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

­­­——— Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for qualified youth hunters only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or
Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Permit Bow Season

Oct. 27–Nov. 17, 2018

Season bag limit is one deer of either sex if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Bow Permit then the bag limit is one antlerless deer only.
(See Note above.)

­­­——— Oct. 27–Nov. 25, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer, however, only ONE antlerless deer may be harvested. ONE deer may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased.
(See Note above.)

Permit
Muzzleloader Season

Nov. 26–27, Dec. 15, 17–19, 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is one deer of either sex if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit then the bag limit is one antlerless deer only.
(See Note above.)

­­­——— Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer, however, only ONE antlerless deer may be harvested. ONE deer may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased.
(See Note above.)

Six-day Firearm Season

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

­­­——— Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Permit Shotgun Season

Dec. 12–14, 2018

Season bag limit is one deer. This deer may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit, or harvested two antlered deer during the Six-day Firearm Season, then the bag limit is one antlerless deer only.
(See Note above.)

­­­——— Dec. 12–14, 2018

Season bag limit is one deer. This deer may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit or harvested two antlered deer during the Six-day firearm season, then the bag limit is one antlerless deer only.
(See Note above.)

Winter Bow Season

Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is one deer of either sex.

­­­——— Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is two deer—however, hunters may NOT harvest two antlerless deer—only ONE may be antlerless and ONE may be antlered.

Regulation Set

Regulation Set #3

Regulation Set #4

Regulation Set #5

Zones

30*, 55, 63*,65

6

2, 16, 27*, 28*, 29*, 31*, 35*, 47*

Info

* Any antlered deer taken in Zone 30 or 63 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sunday. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sunday. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

* Any antlered deer taken in Zone 27, 28, 29, 31, 35 or 47 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sunday. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

Fall Bow Season

Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer—
only ONE may be antlered.

First deer must be antlerless (not required for youth hunters): Sept. 8–28, 2018

Antlered or antlerless: Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer.

First deer must be antlerless (not required for youth hunters): Sept. 8–28, 2018

Antlered or antlerless: Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is five antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer.

Youth Deer Hunt Days

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for qualified youth hunters only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or
Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit is one deer of either sex for qualified youth hunters only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for any qualified youth hunter only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or
Six-day Firearm seasons. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Permit Bow Season

Oct. 27–Nov. 25, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Bow Permit then the bag limit is two antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Oct. 27–Dec. 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Bow Permit then the bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Oct. 27–Dec. 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is five antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Bow Permit, then the bag limit is five antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Permit
Muzzleloader Season

Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–4, 2019

Season bag limit is two deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is two antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–4, 2019

Season bag limit is two deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is two antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–4, 2019

Season bag limit is five antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is five antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Six-day Firearm Season

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Permit Shotgun Season

Dec. 12–14, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit or harvested two antlered deer during the Six-day firearm season, then the bag limit is two antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Dec. 12–14, 2018

Season bag limit is two deer. ONE may be antlered if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit or harvested two antlered deer during the Six-day firearm season, then the bag limit is two antlerless deer only. (See Note above.)

Dec. 12–14, 2018 and Jan. 12–19, 2019

Season bag limit is five antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter harvests two antlered deer during the Six-day Firearm Season, then the bag limit is five antlerless deer only.
(See Note above.)

Winter Bow Season

Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is two deer—
only ONE may be antlered.

Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer—
only ONE may be antlered.

Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is five antlerless deer and
ONE antlered deer.

Regulation Set

Regulation Set #6

Regulation Set #7

Regulation Set #8

Zones

5, 19, 25, 42, 48

7, 8, 9*, 12, 17, 41

10, 11, 13*, 14, 15, 36, 49, 50, 51

Info

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sundays. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the Antlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

* Any antlered deer taken in Zone 9 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sundays. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the An­­tlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

* Any antlered deer taken in Zone 13 must have at least three antler points on one side of the rack.

• Legal hunting hours: 1⁄2 hour before sunrise to 1⁄2 hour after sunset. No firearm deer hunting on Sundays. Limited Sunday bowhunting allowed.

Note: Only one antlerless permit, per zone, may be purchased in each permit season. If a hunter purchases an antlerless permit for more than one zone in a season, the An­­tlered Buck Permit is valid for a ONE TIME USE in any ONE of the zones for which the hunter holds a permit. Properly licensed hunters are still limited to ONE antlered buck per season, regardless of the number of antlerless permits purchased.

Fall Bow Season

First deer must be antlerless (not required for youth hunters): Sept. 8–28, 2018

Antlered or antlerless: Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is nine antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.

First deer must be antlerless (not required for youth hunters): Sept. 8–28, 2018

Antlered or antlerless: Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.

First deer must be antlerless (not required for youth hunters): Sept. 8–28, 2018

Antlered or antlerless: Sept. 29–Oct. 26, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.

Youth Deer Hunt Days

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for any qualified youth hunter only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for any qualified youth hunter only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Sept. 22, 2018—Bow Only

Nov. 17, 2018—Firearm Only

Season bag limit for either youth day is one deer of either sex for any qualified youth hunter only. Any deer harvested by a qualified youth hunter accompanied by a similarly licensed, non-shooting adult mentor is NOT included as part of the bag limit for the Fall Bow or Six-day Firearm Season. See also Take a Kid Hunting & General Hunting Regulations.

Permit Bow Season

Oct. 27–Dec. 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is nine antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may also be harvested if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Oct. 27–Dec. 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may also be harvested if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Oct. 27–Dec. 24, 26–31, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may also be harvested if the Antlered Buck Bow Permit is purchased. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Permit
Muzzleloader Season

Antlered or Antlerless: Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is nine antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is nine antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Antlered or Antlerless: Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–Feb. 9, 2019

Antlerless deer only: Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Antlered or Antlerless: Nov. 26–27, Dec. 10, 11, 15–24, 26–31, 2018 and Jan. 1–Feb. 9, 2019

Antlerless deer only: Nov. 19–21 and 23, and
Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter chooses not to purchase the Antlered Buck Muzzleloader Permit, then the bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Six-day Firearm Season

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Dec. 3–8, 2018

Season bag limit is two antlered deer. However, if a hunter harvests two antlered deer, he/she forfeits the opportunity to harvest an antlered deer during the Permit Shotgun Season. Only one buck may be taken at a time.

Permit Shotgun Season

Antlered or Antlerless: Dec. 12–14, 2018 and
Jan. 5–31, 2019
Season bag limit is nine antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter harvests two antlered deer during the Six-day firearm Season, then the bag limit is nine antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)
Antlerless deer only: Dec. 3–8, 2018

Antlered or Antlerless: Dec. 12–14, 2018 and
Jan. 5–Feb. 9, 2019

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter harvests two antlered deer during the Six-day Firearm Season, then the bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Antlerless deer only: Nov. 19–21 and 23 and
Dec. 3–8, 2018
Antlered or Antlerless: Dec. 12–14, 2018 and
Jan. 5–Feb. 9, 2019
Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer. ONE antlered deer may be harvested if the Antlered Buck Shotgun Permit is purchased. However, if the hunter harvests two antlered deer during the Six-day Firearm Season, then the bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer only. Two deer may be taken at a time. (See Note above.)

Winter Bow Season

Jan. 1–31, 2019

Season bag limit is nine antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.

Jan. 1–Feb. 16, 2019

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.

Jan. 1–Feb. 16, 2019

Season bag limit is unlimited antlerless deer and ONE antlered deer. Two deer may be taken at a time.