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Deer Hunting Tag Descriptions

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Deer Tag Descriptions For all season dates see Deer Hunting Seasons. Also see Deer Privilege information.

Tag Can Be Used In

Tag is Valid for

Regular Season Deer Tag Only you may hunt with this tag. No transferring tag to another hunter.

Regular Season Northern Zone Oct 20–Dec 2

Southern Zone Nov 17–Dec 9

Westchester County Regular (bowhunting only) Oct 1–Dec 31

Suffolk County Regular (bowhunting only) Oct 1–Dec 31

Special Firearms Jan 7–31, 2013(weekdays only—special permit, see Deer Hunting Seasons)

Late Season Bowhunting (privilege required) Northern Zone Dec 3–9

Southern Zone Dec 10–18

Late Season Muzzleloading (privilege required) Northern Zone Dec 3–9 (check open areas and dates in Deer Hunting Seasons ) Southern Zone Dec 10–18

Antlered Deer Only

Except: May be used for Antlered or Antlerless Deer as follows:

  • In Westchester County (WMU 3S).
  • In Suffolk County (WMU 1C).
  • In areas restricted to bowhunting only. (WMUs 4J and 8C)
  • In late seasons (with bowhunting or muzzleloading privilege).
  • Next Fall, September 27–30, 2013 in the Northern Zone bowhunting season with 2012/13 bowhunting privilege.

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Bow/Mz Season Either Sex Tag Only you may hunt with this tag. No transferring tag to another hunter.

Bowhunting Season (privilege required)
Northern Zone Oct 1–19*, Dec 3–9

Southern Zone Oct 1–Nov 16, Dec 10–18

Muzzleloading Season (privilege required)
Northern Zone Oct 13–19, Dec 3–9
(check open areas and dates in Deer Hunting Seasons)

Southern Zone Dec 10–18

Westchester County
Regular (bowhunting only) Oct 1–Dec 31

Suffolk County
Regular (bowhunting only) Oct 1–Dec 31

Special Firearms Jan 7–31, 2013
(weekdays only­—special permit; see
Deer Hunting Seasons)

Antlered or Antlerless Deer


Bowhunting OR Muzzleloading seasons only (including the regular season in Westchester County and any season in Suffolk County).

Junior Bowhunters will receive this tag, which will be valid in the special bowhunting seasons and during the regular season.

Except:

  • May be used for antlered deer only during muzzleloading seasons
    in certain Northern Zone WMUs (see Deer Hunting Seasons).
  • Next Fall, may be used for antlered or antlerless deer, September 27–30, 2013
    in the Northern Zone bowhunting season with 2012/13 bowhunting privilege.

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Bow/Mz Season Antlerless Tag Only you may hunt with this tag. No transferring tag to another hunter.

Bowhunting Season (privilege required)Northern Zone Oct 1–19*, Dec 3–9

Southern Zone Oct 1–Nov 16, Dec 10–18

Muzzleloading Season (privilege required)
Northern Zone Oct 13–19, Dec 3–9
(check open areas and dates in
Deer Hunting Seasons)

Southern Zone Dec 10–18

Westchester County
Regular (bowhunting only) Oct 1–Dec 31

Suffolk County
Regular (bowhunting only)
Oct 1–Dec 31
Special Firearms Jan 7–31, 2013
(weekdays only—special permit; see
Deer Hunting Seasons)

Antlerless Deer Only


Bowhunting OR Muzzleloading seasons only (including the regular season in Westchester County and any season in Suffolk County).

Except:

  • May not be used during muzzleloading seasons in certain Northern Zone WMUs that are Antlered Deer Only areas (see Deer Hunting Seasons).
  • Next fall, may be used for antlerless deer only, September 27–30, 2013 in the Northern Zone bowhunting season with 2012/13 bowhunting privilege.

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Deer Management Permit Deer Tag

Regular Season
Northern Zone Oct 20–Dec 2

Southern Zone Nov 17–Dec 9

Bowhunting Season (privilege required)
Northern Zone Oct 1–Nov 19, Dec 3–9

Southern Zone Oct 1–Nov 16, Dec 10–18

Muzzleloading Season (privilege required)
Northern Zone Oct 13–19, Dec 3–9
(check open areas and dates in
Deer Hunting Seasons)

Southern Zone Dec 10–18

Westchester County
Regular (bowhunting only)
Oct 1–Dec 31

Suffolk County
Regular (bowhunting only)
Oct 1–Dec 31

Special Firearms Jan 7–31, 2013
(weekdays only—special permit; see
Deer Hunting Seasons)

Antlerless Deer Only


Valid ONLY for the WMU specified and printed on the DMP Deer Tag
(Deer Management Permit).

This is the only tag that can be transferred to another hunter (see Deer Management Permit for How to Transfer a DMP Deer Carcass Tag).


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