Wisconsin Hunting

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

Government Lands: 17%

7,160,008 acres

Private Lands: 83%

34,757,839 acres

Wisconsin

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Archer

Resident: $24 | Nonresident: $160

Junior Archer

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Crossbow

Resident: $24 | Nonresident: $160

Junior Crossbow

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Gun

Resident: $24 | Nonresident: $160

Junior Gun

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Bonus Antlerless Deer

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $20

Student Sports

Non resident only. Available to students attending High School or University in Wisconsin.

Nonresident: $60

Military Sports

Non resident only.

Nonresident: $60

Student Gun Deer 18+

Non resident only

Nonresident: $24

Student Gun Deer 12-17

Non resident only

Nonresident: $20

Military Gun Deer

Non resident only

Nonresident: $24

Military Archer

Non resident only

Nonresident: $24

Student Archer 12-17

Non resident only

Nonresident: $20

Student Archer 18+

Non resident only

Nonresident: $24

Student Crossbow 12-17

Non resident only

Nonresident: $20

Student Crossbow 18+

Non resident only

Nonresident: $24

Gun Deer First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $79.75

Archer First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $79.75

Military Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Nonresident: $165

Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for Wisconsin: 657

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Bear Hunting (Class A)

Check regulations for more details.

Resident: $49 | Nonresident: $251

Bear Hunting (Class A) (under 12 years old)

Check regulations for more details.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Bear Application

Check regulations for more details.

Resident: $4.50 | Nonresident: $4.50

Elk

Hunt Zones

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Elk Application Fee

Wisconsin residents only.

Resident: $10

Elk Hunting License

Wisconsin residents only.

Resident: $49

Turkey

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Wild Turkey Stamp

Resident: $5.25 | Nonresident: $5.25

Fall Turkey

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $60

Spring Turkey

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $60

Bonus Spring or Fall Turkey

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $15

Spring Turkey First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $29.75

Fall Turkey license & harvest authorization First-time buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $29.75

Military Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Nonresident: $165

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Furbearer

Nonresident: $160

Junior Furbearer

Nonresident: $7

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Trapping First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $75.75

Furbearer First Time Buyer

Nonresident: $79.75

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

Bobcat Application

Resident: $6 | Nonresident: $6

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Furbearer

Nonresident: $160

Junior Furbearer

Nonresident: $7

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Furbearer First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Nonresident: $79.75

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Trapping First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $75.75

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Furbearer

Nonresident: $160

Junior Furbearer

Nonresident: $7

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Furbearer First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Nonresident: $79.75

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Trapping First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $75.75

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

Pheasant Stamp

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $10

Mentored Pheasant Stamp

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $4.50 | Nonresident: $4.50

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

Sharp-tailed Grouse Application

Resident: $3 | Nonresident: $3

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $28 | Nonresident: $28

Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Hunting

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Early Goose Permit

Resident: $3 | Nonresident: $3

Regular Goose Permit

Resident: $3 | Nonresident: $3

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $28 | Nonresident: $28

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Upland Bird

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Permit

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $85

Small Game, Junior Permit

12-17 years old.

Resident: $9 | Nonresident: $36

Mentored Small Game Permit

Under 12 years old.

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $7

Small Game, Senior Citizen

65 years and older.

Resident: $9

5-Day Small Game Permit

Nonresident: $55

WI Student Small Game

Nonresident: $18

Conservation Patron

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $165 | Nonresident: $600

Junior Conservation Patron (ages 12-17)

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $77

Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $60 | Nonresident: $275

Junior Sports

Non resident license does not include hunting furbearer.

Resident: $35 | Nonresident: $36

Small Game First Time Buyer

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license in any of the last 10 years.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $42.75