GUN SEASONS

The state is divided into 10 areas for deer hunting

AREA 1: Nov. 14-20 & Jan. 25-31 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 21-Dec. 11 & Jan. 4-24 (modern firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Dec. 12-Jan. 3 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, either sex).

AREA 2: Oct. 24-30 & Jan. 18-24 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Oct. 31-Dec. 8 (modern firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Dec. 9-Jan. 17 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, either sex).

AREA 3: Oct. 10-16 & Nov. 30-Dec. 4 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Oct. 17-Nov. 29 & Dec. 5-Jan. 10 (modern firearms, still hunt only, either sex).

AREA 4: Nov. 14-20 & Jan. 25-31 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 21-Dec. 11 & Jan. 4-24 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Nov. 21-22, Nov. 27-29, Dec. 5-6, Jan. 9-10 & Jan. 16-17); Dec. 12-Jan. 3 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 12-13, Dec. 19-20, Dec. 26-27 & Jan. 2-3).

AREA 5: Nov. 14-20 & Jan. 11-17 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 27-Jan. 10 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Nov. 27-29 & Dec. 5-6.

AREA 6: Nov. 14-20 & Jan. 25-31 (primitive firearms-still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 21-Dec. 11 (modern firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Dec. 12-Jan. 24 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, either sex).

AREA 7: Oct. 10-16 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 7-13 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, bucks only); Oct. 17-Nov. 6 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Oct. 17-18) & Nov. 14-29 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Nov. 21-22 & Nov. 27-29); Nov. 30-Jan. 3 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 26-27).

AREA 8: Oct. 10-16 & Nov. 30-Dec. 4 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Oct. 17-Nov. 29 (modern firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Dec. 5-Jan. 10 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, either sex).

AREA 9: Nov. 14-20 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, bucks only); Jan. 25-31 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 21-Dec. 11 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Nov. 27-20); Dec. 12-Jan. 24 (modern firearms, with/without dogs, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 12-13, Dec. 26-27 & Jan. 9-10).

AREA 10: Oct. 10-16 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, either sex); Nov. 30-Dec. 4 (primitive firearms, still hunt only, bucks only); Oct. 17-Nov. 29 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Oct. 17-18, Nov. 14-15 & Nov. 27-29) & Dec. 5-Jan. 10 (modern firearms, still hunt only, bucks only except during either-sex days of Dec. 26-27).

ARCHERY SEASONS

All archers are allowed either-sex take except when bucks-only firearms seasons are in progress, and except where noted:

Areas 3, 8 & 10, Sept. 19-Jan. 15; Areas 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7, Oct. 1-Jan. 31; Areas 6 & 9, Oct. 1-15 (bucks only) & Oct. 16-Feb. 15 (either sex). Special license is required: $10.50 for residents (ages 16-59); $26 for nonresidents (16 and older).

LICENSED PRESERVES

Oct. 1-Jan. 31, either sex deer & exotic animals.