Rifle Deer Hunting Season Closes
2017 White-tailed Deer Hunting Seasons
- Archery: October 7-November 3 and December 2-10. Two-deer limit, only one of which may be a legal buck.
- Youth Deer Weekend: November 4-5. One deer of either sex, no antler restriction
- November Rifle: November 11-26. One legal buck this season
- Muzzleloader: December 2-10. One legal buck unless you have an antlerless permit
- Antlerless permit: December 2-10. Available through lottery
Limits No more than three deer per year, only two may be legal bucks. Only one legal buck may be taken during each season. No antler restrictions apply for Youth Deer Weekend.
Legal Buck Definition A white-tailed deer is considered legal when it has at least one antler having two or more points, or projections of at least one inch from base to tip.
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