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Big Game Seasons
Archery Only Season are those where only a bow and arrow may be used to hunt.
General Seasons are those where either a firearm, cross-bow or a bow and arrow may be used.
■ Indicates seasons that apply only to hunters with applicable Special Licences. Refer to the 2019 Alberta Hunting Draws booklet for details.
Sunday hunting for big game is prohibited in WMUs 728, 730 and 936.
Note: It is a mandatory requirement to submit the heads of deer harvested from specific WMUs for CWD testing and research purposes. Click here for details.

Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs
Archery Only
General

White-tailed Deer

Antlered and Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
S1 - N30
 
O17 - O31
N9 - N30
Antlered
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
Antlerless
S1 - O31
■ N1 - N30
Mule Deer
Antlered and Antlerless
S1 - O31
■ N1 - N30
S1 - N30
 
Antlered ■ S1 - O31 ■ N1 - N30 206, 208, 210, 214, 216, 220, 221, 222, 224, 226
Antlerless S1 - O31 ■ N1 - N30 206, 208, 210, 214, 216, 220, 221, 222, 224, 226
Moose
Antlered and Antlerless
■ S1 - O31
■ N1 - N30
S1 - N30
 
 
■ N28 - N302
■ D2 - D7
■ D9 - D14
■ O17 - O31
■ N1 - N23
 
■ O25 - D73
248 (Strathcona County and Leduc County portions only)
Elk
Antlered and Antlerless
S1 - N30
 
■ O17 - O31
■ N1 - N23
Antlered (3-point or larger)4
S1 - O24
O25 - N30
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
Antlered S1 - O31 ■ N1 - N30 (200, 202, 203, 232, 234)
(204, 228, 230)
(206, 222, 226, 244, 246)
(208, 210, 220)
(236, 238, 256)
(240, 242)
(252, 254, 258, 260)
Antlerless
S1 - O31 ■ N1 - J20, 2020 (200, 202, 203, 232, 234)
(204, 228, 230)
(206, 222, 226, 244, 246)
(208, 210, 220)
(236, 238, 256)
(240, 242)
(252, 254, 258, 260)
S1 - O31
■ N1 - D20
S1 - O24
■ O25 - N20
■ N21 - D20
■ J1 - J20, 2020
S1 - O31
■ N1 - N25
■ N26 - D20
■ J1 - J20, 2020
 S1 - N30
■ D2 - D20
■ J2 - J17, 2020
Mon. - Fri. only
(Primitive Weapon - muzzle loader, shotgun, cross-bow, bow & arrow)
212

(1) Hunters (including bowhunters) require a Firearms Discharge Permit to hunt in WMU 936. Hunters must contact the Cooking Lake/Blackfoot Grazing, Wildlife and Recreation Area office ar 780-922-3293 for information on requirements to obtain the discharge permit. In WMU 936, vehicle access is permitted to the Staging Areas only. Horses are permitted only on designated trails and in open pastures. General area access is by muscular power only (bicycle or walking).

(2) From N28 - N30, this season is open only by means of archery or muzzle loader.

(3) This season is open to hunting only by means of archery, cross-bow, muzzle loader or shotgun.

(4) Refer to the description of 3-point or larger elk.

Additonal hunting opportunities in the Parkland WMUs:
  • Antlerless Deer (WMUs 212 & 248) Licence. Holders of this licence may kill two antlerless deer, either white-tailed deer or mule deer, with a bow and arrow (but not cross-bow) in WMUs 212 and 248 during the archery-only season, S1 - N30.
  • Foothills Deer Licence. Holders of this licence may kill 2 antlerless deer, either white-tailed deer or mule deer, with a bow and arrow, cross-bow, shotgun, or muzzle loader in WMU 212 on the following dates: D1 - D20 (Monday to Friday only). When hunting, they must carry written permission from the landowner involved.
  • Additional Antlerless elk harvesting opportunities in WMU 212 are being made available due to increasing elk populations in these WMU’s. These are: 1) WMU 212 Antlerless Elk Archery Licence. Holders of this licence may kill 2 antlerless elk with a bow and arrow (but not a cross-bow) during the archery only season. S1-N30; 2) WMU 212 Antlerless Elk Special Licence. Holders of this licence may kill 2 antlerless elk.
  • Camp Wainwright Deer Special Licence. Refer to the Additional Special Licence Draw Hunts for season dates or the 2019 Alberta Hunting Draws booklet for further details.
  • Strathcona White-tailed Deer Licence. Holders of this licence may kill three white-tailed deer, only 1 of which may be antlered, with a bow and arrow, cross-bow, muzzle loader or shotgun in that portion of WMU 248 within the Counties of Strathcona and Leduc between the following dates: O25 - D7. Information about this hunt is available from the Fish and Wildlife office in Edmonton and from Strathcona County Hall, 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park.