Antlerless deer harvest authorization availability 2023
Customers interested in purchasing a deer hunting license can do so now through their Go Wild account or a licensed agent.
Bonus antlerless harvest authorizations
Beginning Aug. 14, 2023, bonus antlerless harvest authorizations will be available.
Available Bonus Antlerless Deer Harvest Authorizations, may be purchased by:
Sales begin at 10 a.m. each day.
- Aug. 14-Forest Zones (Northern and Central)
- Aug. 15-Central Farmland Zone
- Aug. 16-Southern Farmland Zone
- Aug. 17-All zones are available. Harvest Authorizations can be purchased until sold out or the season ends.
Bonus harvest authorizations are $5.00 for any person under age 12, $12.00 for residents and $20.00 for non-residents.
Where available, bonus antlerless harvest authorizations may be purchased at the rate of one harvest authorization, per person, per day until the unit is sold out or the hunting season ends. Although harvest authorizations will not be weapon or season-specific, they will be unit and land-type (public or private) specific.
At purchase, you will be asked to identify the deer management zone and unit and whether you want the harvest authorization valid for public or private lands. In order to hunt antlerless deer on private lands enrolled in the Managed Forest Law and Forest Crop Law lands programs designated as open to public hunting as well as Voluntary Public Access lands, you must have a valid public land antlerless harvest authorization.
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