Deer Management Unit - Zone D

Regulations for Zone D

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Antler regulations and antlerless deer season

All antlered deer must have at least 2 points (1 inch or more in length) on one side to be legal to take. Hunters 16 years of age and older may not take during any season or by any method an antlered deer that does not have an antler with at least 2 points. However, youth 15-yearsold and younger may take any deer with at least one antler 5 or more inches in length.

Antlerless deer are deer that do not have antlers or have antlers less than 5 inches in length. It is illegal to take spotted fawns. Antlerless deer season on private lands only is Nov. 24-25 and Dec. 29-30.

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Antler regulations and antlerless deer season

All antlered deer must have at least 3 points (1 inch or more in length) on one side OR have a main beam length of 10 inches or more to be legal to take. Hunters 16 years of age and older may not take during any season or by any method an antlered deer that does not have an antler with at least 3 points or a main beam length of at least 10 inches. However, youth 15-years-old and younger may take any deer with at least one antler 5 or more inches in length.

Antlerless deer are deer that do not have antlers or have antlers less than 5 inches in length. It is illegal to take spotted fawns. Antlerless deer season on private lands only: During general gun season Nov. 24-25, Dec. 15-16 and Dec. 29-30. During muzzleloading gun season Dec. 1-2.

 

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