The white-tailed deer hunting season timetable for Zone 5 is as follows:

  • Crossbow and bow: October 3 – 16
  • Shotguns, black powder firearms, crossbow and bow: October 17 – 21
  • Rifle (+ crossbow): November 7 – 22

There are certain changes to hunting regulations this season. For more information go to:

If you witness poaching, you should report it to SOS Poaching at 1-800-463-2191.

It is always a good precaution to wear orange or brightly coloured clothing when walking in the woods, especially during hunting season.