Can a hunter harvest a deer on both an archery and a firearms license?
Yes and no, depending on where you're hunting.
The answer is no if you're hunting in a lottery permit area. In lottery areas hunters can harvest one deer.
The answer is no if you're hunting in a managed or intensive harvest permit area and have only a regular archery license and regular firearms license. In that case, if you tag a deer with a regular season license -- either archery or firearms -- you are not eligible to tag a deer with the other license. However, a licensed hunter can party hunt with someone who has an open tag.
The answer is yes in managed and intensive harvest permit areas if you have a bonus permit. This permit allows you to take an additional antlerless deer only. In managed permit areas, you can tag one deer -- doe or buck -- with either your regular archery or regular firearms license and can tag a second deer, antlerless only, with a bonus permit.
In intensive permit areas, you may tag one deer using your regular archery or regular firearms license, and you may purchase up to four additional bonus permits to harvest antlerless deer. As in managed permit areas, you can harvest one deer -- doe or buck -- using either your regular archery license or regular firearms license and you may take up to four antlerless deer using bonus permits. But you can harvest only one buck.
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