Seasons & Hours

Deer

Dates

Sep 15 2021 to Nov 12 2021Nov 24 2021 to Jan 15 2022

Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Notes

An antler-point restriction applies in some counties.

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Running deer

Deer

Hunting

Dates

Dec 25 2021 to Jan 04 2022

Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Notes

  • The season limit is one antlered deer for all portions of the firearms deer season.
  • If you want to take additional antlered deer, you must hunt on an archer’s hunting permit during the archery deer season or in a managed hunt where antlered deer can be taken.
  • An antler-point restriction applies in some counties.
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Running deer

Deer

Hunting

Dates

Dec 04 2021 to Dec 12 2021

Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Notes

Some counties and county sections are closed to firearms hunting during this portion. The remaining counties have limits on the number of firearms antlerless deer hunting permits you may fill during firearms deer season (all portions combined). See map

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Running deer

Deer

Hunting

Dates

Nov 13 2021 to Nov 23 2021

Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Notes

An antler-point restriction applies in some counties.

Due to concerns related to COVID-19, hunters in CWD Management Zone counties are not required to present their deer harvested during the opening weekend, November 14-15, for CWD testing. However, designated CWD sampling stations will be staffed on these two days, and hunters are still encouraged to voluntarily bring their deer for sampling.

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Running deer

Deer

Hunting

Dates

Oct 30 2021 to Oct 31 2021Nov 26 2021 to Nov 28 2021

Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Notes

The antler-point restriction does not apply during the youth portions of the deer season.

To participate, you must be at least 6 and no older than 15 on the opening day of the early youth portion.

Limits
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Running deer

Deer

Hunting