Plenty Of Time Left To Harvest A Deer

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters across the state that additional deer harvest opportunities are available this fall and winter.

Opportunities include:  

  • Muzzleloader season – Nov. 27 – Dec. 6
  • Statewide Antlerless-Only Hunt – Dec. 7-10
  • Antlerless-Only Holiday Hunt – Dec. 24-Jan. 1, 2024, in select Farmland Zone units

Hunters may use any unfilled antlerless harvest authorization during any of these hunts, but the authorization must be used in the zone, county and land type designated on the harvest authorization. Only antlerless deer may be harvested during the statewide antlerless-only hunt and antlerless-only holiday hunt, regardless of weapon type.

Archery and crossbow seasons remain open statewide through Jan. 7, 2024. It is also extend until Jan. 31, 2024, in metro subunits and in deer management units with extended archery and crossbow seasons.

Hunters are encouraged to double-check the regulations for information on the hunting seasons offered in their area.