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Bison Hunt

Bison

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Bison hunt seasons:

Extended Season Area September 1 - March 31
Bison Management Area November 1 - December 31
February 15 - March 31

 

Detailed maps are available for purchase at Environment Yukon offices or online for free below. A bison seal costs $10.

You must obtain permission in advance from the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and/or the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation if you would like to hunt bison on their Settlement Lands.

You must obtain a hunting licence, Wood Bison Permit and bison seal before heading out. The bag limit is still one animal (male or female). Hunters must obtain permission to hunt within 1 km of a residence, even if it is unoccupied.

All hunters must:

For more information on reporting details, please refer to pages 15 and 44 of the Yukon Hunting Regulations.

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Maps

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Videos

Wood Bison Field Identification

 

Field Dressing Big Game

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Additional Resources

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Hunter Education Coordinator
Conservation Officer Services Branch

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-18)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6


Phone: (867) 667-5617
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5617
Fax: (867) 393-6206
E-mail: coservices@gov.yk.ca

 

 


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