Antlerless Deer Draw

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Antlerless Deer Draw applications will be accepted from August 1st, 2020 to August 31st, 2020 at midnight, by landline phone or mail in.

Please note, there will not be an online application this season, we apologize for the inconvenience

To be eligible for the draw, applicants must:

  • have a Wildlife Resources Card with HT, HQ, B, CT or CQ certification
  • be 16 years of age or older
  • qualify as a resident of Nova Scotia
  • not have any current hunting suspensions

Apply by:

Landline Phone: Call 1-900-565-3337. There is a non-refundable application fee of $8.04 + HST. Only one application per person will be accepted. Have your Wildlife Resources Card number and choice of zone ready before applying.

Mail-in: Applications can be found online at or at your local Department of Lands and Forestry office. Send your Wildlife Resources Card number, choice of deer management zone and cheque (or money order) for $11.70 + HST to:
Antlerless Deer Draw, Answer 365, 2829 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS B3K 4E5

Note: The cost of mail-in application reflects increased staff time required to process these applications.

Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps

The number of “Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps” available each fall is determined by considering up-to-date information on herd condition, age/sex structure and deer abundance. This year, Zones 102, 105, 107, and 109 are open to the harvest of either sex (antlered or antlerless). Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps are not required in these zones.

The following stamp numbers have been issued for 2020: