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Seasons on wildlife management areas may be different from these seasons.


Northwest Zone

Central Zone

South Zone

Dog Training Oct. 26-Nov. 14 Oct. 5-23 Oct. 5-23
Archery Oct. 19-Nov. 17 Sept. 21-Oct. 20 Sept. 7-Oct. 6
Muzzleloading Gun Nov. 22-24 Oct. 26-Nov. 3 Oct. 12-20
General Gun
(antlered deer and *wild hog)
Nov. 28-Dec. 1 & Dec. 14-Feb. 19 Nov. 9-Jan. 19 Oct. 26-Jan. 5
Antlerless Deer Dec. 21-27 Nov. 16-22 Nov. 2-8
**Fall Turkey Nov. 28-Dec. 1 & Dec. 14-Jan. 19 Nov. 9-Jan. 5 Nov. 9-Jan. 5
Quail and Gray Squirrel Nov. 9-Mar. 2 Nov. 9-Mar. 2 Nov. 9-Mar. 2
Special Archery/Muzzleloading Gun Feb. 20-Mar. 2 No Season No Season
**Spring Turkey March 15-April 20 March 15-April 20 March 1-April 6


Rabbit, Raccoon, Opossum, Skunk, Nutria, Beaver and Coyote - Year Round, No Closed Season.

*Season on wild hog applies only in those areas where wild hogs are established as a game animal.

**In all zones, bearded turkeys or gobblers only. Turkeys may not be taken in Holmes County.

Bag Limits

Bag Limits on wildlife management areas may be different from these bag limits.

DEER - Possession limit is four; Daily bag as follows: During general gun (antlered deer), muzzleloading gun, and archery/muzzleloading gun seasons - Two antlered deer. During antlerless deer season - One antlered deer and one antlerless deer, or two antlered deer. During archery season - Two antlered deer, two antlerless deer or one antlered and one antlerless deer.
Note: Regardless of which season, what sex, or how many permits, harvesting more than two deer in a single day is prohibited.

Species Daily Season Possession
Wild Hog (with a shoulder of 15 inches or more where classified as a game animal) 1 None 2
Turkey (all fall seasons) 1 2 2
Turkey (spring season) 1 2 2
Quail 12 None 24
Gray Squirrel (taking fox squirrel is prohibited) 12 None 24
Rabbit 12 None 24
Raccoon, Opossum, Coyote, Nutria, Skunk & Beaver None None None