Deer Controlled Hunt Antlered Season

Hunt Area 26
Deer Controlled Hunt 1016 Unlimited Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 15,500 total deer tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

11/1/2018 - 11/18/2018

Species
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Antlered Mule and White-tailed Deer
Only deer with at least one antler longer than 3 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlered deer only. In antlered-only seasons, antlers must accompany the carcass while in transit.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions

Unlimited draw hunt. Nonresident tags are capped at 10% of total tags purchased. See Press Release for details on this change made for the 2018 season.

Map

Hunt Area 26
All of Unit 26. Area Size: 381,055 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 26

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %4+Pts %5+Pts %Whitetail
2017 1016 26 128 117 91 795 117 83.8 0 1.3
2016 1016 26 141 110 78 990 110 89.4 0
2015 1016 26 112 83 74 674 83 91.9 30.6 0
2014 1014 26 94 69 74 565 69 84 24 0
2013 1014 26 82 56 69 489 56 93 25 0
2012 1013 26 58 43 73 361 43 85.2 20.3 0
2011 1013 26 69 45 65 513 45 79 24.1 0
2010 1013 26 75 48 63 528 48 89.9 26.2 0
2009 1014 26 125 65 52 915 65 86.2 21.5 0
2008 1014 26 138 79 57 931 78 71 14 0
2007 1013 26 107 67 63 737 67 74.6 19.4 0
2006 1014 26 133 90 68 891 87 54 71 0
2005 1013 26 117 79 68 676 79 0 68 23 0
2004 1014 26 127 77 61 664 74 0 88 16 1
2003 1014 26 96 71 74 578 70 0 88 28 0
2002 1014 26 76 50 66 480 49 1 98 26 0
2001 1014 26 66 41 62 401 40 1 76 19 0
2000 1014 26 39 39 0 73 6 0
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2018 1016 26 1 98 58 59 70 45 64 103 999999
2017 1016 26 1 151 151 100 67 61 91 212 999999
2016 1016 26 1 151 151 100 47 41 87 192 999999
2015 1016 26 1 100 100 100 50 46 92 146 999999
2014 1014 26 1 82 82 100 43 35 81 117 999999
2013 1014 26 1 69 69 100 42 35 83 104 999999
2012 1013 26 1 63 63 100 36 28 78 91 999999
2011 1013 26 1 64 64 100 15 11 73 75 999999
2010 1013 26 1 72 72 100 26 19 73 91 999999
2009 1014 26 1 116 116 100 32 24 75 140 999999
2008 1014 26 1 148 148 100 15 9 60 157 999999
2007 1013 26 1 128 128 100 19 11 58 139 999999
2006 1014 26 1 152 152 100 16 11 69 163 999999
2005 1013 26 1 126 126 100 16 14 88 140 999999
2004 1014 26 1 127 127 100 13 10 76 137 999999
2003 1014 26 1 102 102 100 19 10 52 112 999999
2002 1014 26 1 85 85 100 22 13 59 98 999999
2001 1014 26 1 64 64 100 14 5 35 69 999999
2000 1014 26 1 90 90 100 3 0 100 90 999999
1999 1012 26 1 94 94 100 18 0 100 94 999999
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2018 1016 26 1 45 90 100 53 13 25 103 999999
2017 1016 26 1 41 81 100 110 131 100 212 999999
2016 1016 26 1 27 44 100 124 148 100 192 999999
2015 1016 26 1 31 50 100 69 96 100 146 999999
2014 1014 26 1 20 33 100 62 84 100 117 999999
2013 1014 26 1 17 26 100 52 78 100 104 999999
2012 1013 26 1 8 26 100 55 65 100 91 999999
2011 1013 26 1 8 13 100 56 62 100 75 999999
2010 1013 26 1 3 10 100 69 81 100 91 999999
2009 1014 26 1 21 25 100 95 115 100 140 999999
2008 1014 26 1 24 30 100 124 127 100 157 999999
2007 1013 26 1 19 24 100 109 115 100 139 999999
2006 1014 26 1 15 19 100 137 144 100 163 999999
2005 1013 26 1 13 22 100 113 118 100 140 999999
2004 1014 26 1 13 16 100 114 121 100 137 999999
2003 1014 26 1 12 14 100 90 98 100 112 999999
2002 1014 26 1 9 14 100 76 84 100 98 999999
2001 1014 26 1 10 13 100 54 56 100 69 999999
2000 1014 26 1 18 18 100 72 72 100 90 999999
1999 1012 26 1 15 15 100 79 79 100 94 999999
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Deer Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Deer Tag
  • Adult Deer Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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