Deer Hunting Season in Wisconsin | Hunting Magazine

The Current Deer Hunting Season Dates and Application Deadlines for Deer Hunting in Wisconsin are Listed Below.

Deer 2020 seasons

  • Archery and Crossbow Sept. 12 – Jan. 3, 2021
  • Archery and Crossbow *Metro Sub-units only* Sept. 12 – Jan. 31, 2021
    Extended Archery/Crossbow hunt
  • *Only in valid farmland units. Please see deer regulations booklet for valid units. Jan. 4 – Jan. 31, 2021
  • Gun hunt for hunters with disabilities: This is not a statewide season. Learn more… Oct. 3 – 11
  • Youth deer hunt Oct. 10 – 11
  • Gun Nov. 21 – 29
  • Muzzleloader Nov. 30 – Dec. 9
  • December 4-day antlerless hunt Dec. 10 – 13
  • Antlerless-only Holiday Hunt
    *Only in valid farmland units. Please see deer regulations booklet for valid units. Dec. 24 – Jan. 1, 2021
  • All dates are subject to change through a rulemaking or a legislative process. Please check the Wisconsin Deer Hunting Regulations for a complete set of dates and unit designations.
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