In a little over a week the 2018 firearm deer hunting season begins and the rutting bucks are chasing doe all over the county enhancing the hunters chances of bagging a big ol' buck! 

Here's a look at the dates and rules for hunting whitetail deer

White-tailed Deer

General Season

North Zone: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

South Zone: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 20, 2019

Special Late Season

North Zone: Jan. 7 - 20, 2019

South Zone: Jan. 21 - Feb. 3, 2019

Youth-Only Seasons

Early Season: Oct. 27 - 28, 2018

Late Season: Jan. 7 - 20, 2019

Archery Season

Sep. 29 - Nov. 2, 2018

Muzzleloader-Only Season

Jan. 7 - 20, 2019

And if you are lucky enough to bag a deer this season here are some helpful guides, rules and tips TPWD recommends.  After Harvesting a Deer

Good luck to all! 

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