White-Tailed and Mule Deer Hunting
|Season||Hunting Units||Opens||Closes||Season Dates Status|
|Deer, Mule and White-tailed||Bow||Statewide||Finalized|
|Deer, Mule and White-tailed||Regular||All Units||Finalized|
|Deer, Mule and White-tailed||Muzzleloader||Statewide||Finalized|
|Deer, Mule and White-tailed (Youth Season)||Youth Season||Statewide||Finalized|
Application Deadline: (Date Finalized)
- Seasons open at noon CT on the opening day.
- Landowners interested in a 2023 deer gratis license may apply online. The deadline for applying is June 7.
- Online lottery applications for the gun seasons are generally made available in early May.
- Special Allocation Lottery Applications are accepted between October 1 and January 1 each year. NOTE: Applications submitted prior to October 1 will not be accepted.
- Nonresident Any Deer Archery online lottery applications are available between March 15 and April 15 each year. Hunters can apply online during that time period.