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Youth Firearm Deer Season Information

2021 YOUTH FIREARM DEER SEASON: October 9 - 11, 2021

  • The Youth Firearm Deer Season is only open to hunters who have not reached their 18th birthday prior to the opening date of the season.

  • The $10.50 Youth Firearm Either-Sex Deer Permit is available to eligible resident and nonresident youths. The statewide-issued permit is valid on private land, with landowner permission, or on public land sites open to the Youth Firearm Deer Season.

  • Hunters may only purchase one Youth Firearm Deer permit (available for purchase over the counter August 3, 2021 - October 11, 2021). 

  • In addition to their permit, all eligible youth hunters must have a current, valid hunting license (see Other Requirements below).


DATES TO PURCHASE A PERMIT

  • August 3, 2021 - October 11, 2021: Purchase over the counter at a License Vendor only.  Please note:  Youth Firearm Deer Season permits cannot be replaced after October 11, 2021.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to a 2021 Youth Firearm Deer Permit, all eligible youth hunters must have a current, valid Hunting License (may be a Youth Hunting & Trapping license, an Apprentice Hunting License, or a Regular Hunting License), unless exempt. Purchase online or over the counter at a License Vendor.