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Hunting Licenses & Fees

At this time, the Seasons and Bag Limits have not been finalized and are subject to change pending final review.

Resident Hunting Licenses: Valid 9/1/2022 - 8/31/2023 (unless otherwise indicated)

Category

License Type

Description/info

Fee

Hunting License

** Hunter Education required if license buyer is born on or after August 1, 1977. Hunting license buyers have the option to hunt under the 'supervision required' status in lieu of passing the hunter education course. (see Hunting Laws & Regulations)

State:
All Game*

Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License.

$30.25

State:
Small Game*

Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License.

$20.05

Bait Privilege License

Annual

Allows taking of white-tailed deer or feral swine by aid of bait, in addition to required hunting licenses. Required of all ages. NO EXEMPTIONS.

$16.35

Nighttime Feral Swine and Coyote Hunting License

Annual

Allows hunting of feral swine and coyote at night on private or leased lands during special season. Any 100% disabled hunting license holders pay $1.05. Bait license required if hunting feral swine over bait. Required of all ages, NO EXEMPTIONS

$15.90

Physically Disabled Hunting License

Annual All Game (totally disabled)

Present certification of permanent disability benefit to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License.

$6.70

50% Physically Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation Hunting License

State:
All Game

Present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration to be 50% or more disabled to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance.

$15.65

100% Physically Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation Hunting License

State:
All Game

Present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration to be 100% disabled to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance.

$3.30

Physically Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation 3-Day Hunting Event License

State:
All Game

Event must be sanctioned by DCNR Commissioner. Allows up to 10 US military veterans, 50% or more disabled, to hunt on one event license. Must present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration.

$152.55

Game Check H.E.L.P. Number

Annual

H.E.L.P. License number to be used by license exempt residents to record deer and turkey harvest. NOTE: NOT NEEDED IF PURCHASING ANY OTHER ANNUAL RECREATIONAL PRIVILEGE.

N/C

Wildlife Heritage License

Annual

Allows residents to fish in freshwater statewide with hook and line from the bank, fish in WFF operated Public Fishing Lakes (daily lake permits required), hunt small game, except waterfowl, on WFF WMA, shoot on WFF managed shooting ranges, and support wildlife. These privileges are also included in all resident hunting and freshwater fishing licenses, including lifetime licenses.

$12.40

Duck Stamps

State

$11.00

Federal

Valid: 7/1/22 - 6/30/23.

$28.00

Wildlife Management Area License

Annual

Required for hunting big game (deer or turkey) and waterfowl on WMA, in addition to the appropriate hunting license and a WMA Permit (free). WMA shooting range users are required to have a valid hunting license, WMA License, or Wildlife Heritage License.

$20.05

Fur Catchers License

Annual

90 day proof of residency required. Valid: 10/1/22 - 9/30/23

$24.60

Commercial Fowl
Hunting Preserve License

7-Day

In lieu of a regular hunting license, a resident may purchase for $8.00, plus a $2.00 issuance fee, a 7-day commercial fowl hunting preserve license that allows that person the privilege of ­hunting only artificially propagated or pen-raised fowl on a licensed commercial fowl hunting preserve.

$10.00

Nonresident Hunting Licenses Valid 9/1/2022 - 8/31/2023 (unless otherwise indicated)

Category

License type

Description/info

Fee

Hunting License

** Hunter Education required if license buyer is born on or after August 1, 1977. Hunting license buyers have the option to hunt under the 'supervision required' status in lieu of passing the hunter education course. (see Hunting Laws & Regulations)

All Game:
Annual

Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey.

$350.15

All Game:
10-Day Trip

Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Valid for 240 consecutive hours.

$216.20

All Game:
3-Day Trip

Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Valid for 72 consecutive hours.

$152.55

Small Game:
Annual

Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey.

$114.25

Small Game:
10-Day Trip

Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Valid for 240 consecutive hours.

$69.60

Small Game:
3-Day Trip

Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Valid for 72 consecutive hours.

$50.45

Bait Privilege License

Annual

Allows taking of white-tailed deer or feral swine by aid of bait, in addition to required hunting licenses. Required of all ages. NO EXEMPTIONS.

$55.70

Nighttime Feral Swine And Coyote Hunting License

Annual

Required for hunting feral swine and coyote at night on private or leased lands during special season. Required of all ages, NO EXEMPTIONS. Bait license required if hunting feral swine over bait.

$54.15

Physically Disabled Military Veteran's Appreciation 3-Day Hunting Event License

State:
All Game

Event must be sanctioned by DCNR Commissioner. Allows up to 10 US military veterans, 50% or more disabled, to hunt on one event license. Must present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration.

$152.55

Game Check H.E.L.P. Number

Annual

H.E.L.P. License number to be used by nonresidents 15 years and younger to record deer and turkey harvest. NOTE: NOT NEEDED IF PURCHASING ANY OTHER ANNUAL RECREATIONAL PRIVILEGE.

N/C

Duck Stamps

State

$11.00

Federal

7/1/22 - 6/30/23.

$28.00

Wildlife Management Area License

Annual

Required for hunting on WMA's, in addition to the appropriate hunting license and WMA Permit (free). WMA shooting range users are required to have a valid hunting license or WMA License.

$20.05

Fur Catchers License

Annual

Same as nonresident license in applicant’s resident state, please call 334-242-3465.

Valid: 10/1/22 - 9/30/23

Varies

Commercial Fowl Hunting Preserve License

7-Day

In lieu of a regular hunting license, a nonresident may purchase for $8.00, plus a $2.00 issuance fee, a 7-day commercial fowl hunting preserve license that allows that person the privilege of hunting only artificially propagated or pen-raised fowl on a licensed commercial fowl hunting preserve. Check with the hunting preserve for information.

$10.00