Hunting Permits Available Now

Hunters can get permits now for two hunts later this year. The Division of Natural Resources says the antlerless deer hunts will be conducted at seven wildlife management areas, three state forests and in 10 counties. The hunts on public and private land will be held from Nov. 25 to Dec. 7, Dec. 19 to 21, and Dec. 28 to 31. A hunt from Oct. 24 to 26 is for private land only. A bear hunt without dogs will be offered by permit only on private land in 19 counties and will be held from Nov. 25 to Dec. 7. Applications are available on the DNR's website, at district offices and through licensed agents. The application deadline for either license is Aug. 19.