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Yukon Hunting Regulations


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Obtaining a Special Guide Licence

Environment Yukon will issue 100 special guide licences for 2015-16, starting Wednesday, April 1. Licences are available on a first-come first served basis.

Make sure you are prepared by reading this Frequently Asked Questions sheet before you head out to an Environment Yukon office to apply for a special guide licence.

Special Guiding Maps

Ross River Dena Council court action

On July 31, 2014, the Ross River Dena Council filed a Statement of Claim seeking a declaration that the Yukon government has a duty to consult prior to issuing hunting licences and seals for hunting big game animals in its traditional territory surrounding Ross River and Faro. While this claim does not appear to affect this year’s hunting season, hunters should be aware of it. For more details, read the Statement by the Minister of Environment.

Additional resources

Reminder – No-hunting corridors

While there is no longer a big game no-hunting corridor along the Meister Logging Road, Yukon resident hunters are reminded to observe the following closures:

2014-15 Hunting Regulations Summary

Important changes for 2014-15:

The 2015-16 edition of the Hunting Regulations Summary will be published in June.

Client Services

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-3A)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5652
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5652
Fax: 867-393-7197

Email: environmentyukon@gov.yk.ca