Daily limit: Any number Possession limit: Any number
Special Provision for Firearms Deer Season: During the November portion and Antlerless portion in open counties, furbearer hunters must also possess an unfilled firearms deer hunting permit if hunting during daylight hours.
Deer: Two deer of either sex, but only one antlered deer may be taken before November 16. Turkeys: Two turkeys of either sex. Furbearers: See Seasons for prescribed limits. Hunters may sell furbearers harvested under this permit. Nonresidents may not harvest furbearers with this permit. Small game: See Seasons for prescribed limits.
Allowed & Prohibited Methods
Pistols, revolvers, and rifles propelling a single projectile at one discharge
Firearms powered by spring, air, or compressed gas
Shotguns not larger than 10 gauge with magazine cut off or plugged to reduce the capacity to no more than three shells.
Bows, including longbows, compound bows, and recurve bows.
Dogs may be used
Artificial lights are allowed if raccoons are treed with the aid of dogs.
Electronic calls or electronically activated calls may be used.
Traps must have smooth or rubber jaws only
Conibear or other killing-type trap
Colony traps with openings no greater than 6 inches in height and 6 inches wide
Cable restraint devices
Snare set underwater
Within communities having 10,000 or more inhabitants, only cage-type or foot-enclosing traps, may be set within 150 feet of any residence or occupied building.
Arrows containing any drug, poison, chemical, or explosive
Poisons, tranquilizing drugs, chemicals, or explosives
Motor driven conveyances may not be used to take, drive, or molest wildlife
Artificial lights to search for, harass, or disturb wildlife
You may not take wildlife from or across a public roadway with a firearm, bow, or crossbow
Snares set on land
Traps may not be set in paths made or used by people or domestic animals
Killing-type traps may not be set along public roadways.
You may not possess night vision or thermal imagery equipment while carrying a firearm, bow, or other implement used to take wildlife.
Dogs may not be used during daylight hours from Nov. 1 through the end of the November portion statewide and antlerless portion in open counties.