Be aware Wisconsin Deer Hunters, August 18th at 10 o’clock starts the over the counter sale of antlerless permits on a first come first serve basis. There are numerous changes concerning deer hunters they need to get informed, understand and be ready for deer hunt 2014 well in advance of the season’s start.
In case you have not heard 2014 deer licensing has major changes. Counties are now the new deer management areas with each one assigned to one of these 4 zones. Wisconsin Deer Management Zones 2014
- Northern Forest
- Central Farmland
- Central Forest
- Southern Farmland
Antlerless tags sales begin on August 18th and continue until sold out. A hunter may buy one tag per day until the county is sold out. It is very likely all permits will be sold well before the opening of gun deer season, perhaps before the archery deer season. So plan to purchase your permits early. Remember permits are good for private or public land but not both.
- Monday, August 18 at 10 a.m. – Northern and Central Forest Zones
Tuesday, August 19 at 10 a.m. – Central Farmland Zone
Wednesday, August 20 at 10 a.m. – Southern Farmland Zone
Starting August 21 at 10 a.m. – all zones can be purchased continuing until sold out.
Wisconsin 2014 Antlerless Permit Information this link includes a county by county number of available antlerless permits for both public and private lands. Permits cost $12 for residents and $20 for nonresident deer hunters. $5 for ages 10 and 11 hunters.
Crossbows are legal for all Wisconsin hunters starting fall 2014. The crossbow season is concurrent with the archery season and requires the purchase of a crossbow license. Or the combination archer/crossbow license for $27. With the combination license a hunter is free hunt with either as their mood or conditions dictate.