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Deer Hunting Seasons

2023 Seasons

Archery and Crossbow*

*No bucks may be harvested during the antlerless-only hunts identified below.

Sept. 16–Jan. 7, 2024

Archery and Crossbow *Metro Sub-units and counties with extended archery seasons*

Sept. 16–Jan. 31, 2024
Gun hunt for hunters with disabilities: This is not a statewide season.Oct. 7–15, 2023
Youth deer huntOct. 7–8, 2023
GunNov. 18-26, 2023
MuzzleloaderNov. 27–Dec. 6, 2023
December 4-Day Antlerless-Only HuntDec. 7–10, 2023

Antlerless-Only Holiday Hunt
*Open only in select Farmland (Zone 2) counties. Please see page 12 of combined hunting regulations for valid counties.

Dec. 24, 2023–Jan. 1, 2024*
All dates are subject to change through rulemaking or a legislative process. Please check the Wisconsin Hunting Regulations for a complete set of dates and unit designations.