Deer Management Zone 1
Zone 1 includes private and open public lands east of Interstate 55 and north of Interstate 20, and lands south of I -20 and east of U.S. Highway 61. Excludes areas south of U.S. Highway 84 and east of state Highway 35.

A legal buck must have either a minimum 10-inch inside spread or one main beam measures at least 13 inches long.

Season dates

Method       Season Dates        Legal Deer Archery    Oct. 1-Nov. 20        Either-sex (Private and                                  open public lands)

Youth Gun Nov. 14-Nov. 20 Either-sex (On private lands and authorized state and federal lands, Youth 15 and under)

Gun (with dogs) Nov. 21-Dec. 1, 2009 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon/ Dec. 2-15 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Youth Gun

Gun (without dogs) Dec. 16-18 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land) Dec. 19-20 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Dec. 21-23 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Gun (with dogs) Dec. 24-Jan. 20 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon/ Jan. 21-31 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Youth

Deer Management Zone 2

The zone is defined as private and open public land south of U.S. Highway 84 and east of state Highway 35.

A legal buck is defined as having either a minimum 10-inch inside spread or at leastone main beam at least 13 inches long.

Season dates Method Season Dates  Legal Deer Archery  Oct. 15-Nov. 20 Either-sex (Private and open public lands)

Youth Gun  Nov. 14-20  Either-sex (On private lands and authorized state and federal lands, Youth 15 and under)

Gun (with dogs) Nov. 21-Dec. 1 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon/ Dec. 2-15 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Youth Gun

Gun (without dogs) Dec. 16-18 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land) Dec. 19-20 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Dec. 21-23 Either-sex (Private lands); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Gun (with dogs) Dec. 24-Jan. 20 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon Jan. 21-Feb. 15 Legal bucks only (Private and open public lands)

Youth Gun Jan. 21-Feb. 15 Either-sex (Private and open public lands)

Deer M anagement Zone 3 This management zone includes all private and open public lands west of Interstate 55 and north of Interstate 20, along with areas south of Interstate 20 and west of U.S. Highway 61.

A legal buck within these boundaries must have at least a 12-inch inside spread or one at least one main beam stretching at least 15 inches long.

Method Season Dates Legal Deer Archery  Oct. 1-Nov. 20  Either-sex (Private and open public lands)

Youth Gun Nov. 14-20 Either-sex (On private lands and authorized state and federal lands, Youth 15 and under)

Gun (with dogs) Nov. 21-Dec. 1 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon/ Dec. 2-15 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Youth Gun

Gun (without dogs) Dec. 16-18 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land) Dec. 19-20 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Dec. 21-23 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Gun (with dogs) Dec. 24-Jan. 20 Either-sex (Private land); Legal bucks (Open public land)

Primitive Weapon/ Jan. 21-31 Either-sex (Private and open public lands) Youth Gun