Washington Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForHunting privileges for mule deer, blacktail deer, and whitetail deer

TerrainMountain ranges covered in forests in the west and dry channeled scablands in the east

Government Lands20,524,359 acres

Government Lands %45%

Private Lands25,106,270 acres

Private Lands %55%

Washington

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Washington: 53

Total mule deer Boone and Crockett records for Washington: 74

Hunt Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Deer, Elk, Bear, & Cougar License

Resident: $97.50 | Nonresident: $862

Deer, Elk, Bear, & Cougar w/ Small Game License

Resident: $119.50 | Nonresident: $958.80

Deer & Elk License

Resident: $85.50 | Nonresident: $740

Deer & Elk w/ Small Game License

Resident: $107.50 | Nonresident: $836.80

Deer License

Resident: $45.40 | Nonresident: $434.80

Deer w/ Small Game License

Resident: $67.40 | Nonresident: $531.60

Multiple Season Deer Tag

Resident: $139.10 | Nonresident: $139.10

2nd Deer Tag

Only available by special permit through a random drawing.

Resident: $43.40 | Nonresident: $252.40

Special Hunt Permit Applications

Price per application

Resident: $7.10 | Nonresident: $110.50

Special Hunt Permit Applications - Quality

Special Hunt Applications that are in the categories "Quality Elk," "Quality Deer," "Any Moose", "Any Ram" and "Goat."

Resident: $13.70 | Nonresident: $110.50

Multiple Season Permit Applications

Price per application

Resident: $7.10 | Nonresident: $110.50

Get Outdoors

Annual Fish Washington License, 2 pole and Puget Sound Crab endorsements, Deer + Elk + Bear + Cougar License w/ discounted Small game license, deer, elk, bear, cougar tags + 2 turkey tags, migratory bird permit and migratory bird hunt authorization

Resident: $236.18

Bear

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Deer, Elk, Bear, & Cougar License

Resident: $97.50 | Nonresident: $862

Deer, Elk, Bear, & Cougar w/ Small Game License

Resident: $119.50 | Nonresident: $958.80

Bear License

Bear identification test may be required

Resident: $24.50 | Nonresident: $222.50

Bear w/ Small Game License

Bear identification test may be required

Resident: $46.50 | Nonresident: $319.30

2nd Black Bear License

Resident: $24.50 | Nonresident: $222.50

Special Hunt Permit Applications

Price per application

Resident: $7.10 | Nonresident: $110.50

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for Washington: 145

Hunt Units

Seasons