Coyote Regulations

Valid Permits

  • Archer's Hunting
  • Furbearer Hunting and Trapping Permit
  • Small Game Hunting and Fishing Permit
  • Small Game Hunting Permit
  • Trapping Permit

Season & Limits


Primary Season: Mon, 05/11/2015 - Thu, 03/31/2016
Daily Limit: Any number
Possession Limit: Any number

Primary Season: Sat, 11/15/2014 - Sat, 01/31/2015
Daily Limit: Any number
Possession Limit: Any number

Additional Information

Coyotes may NOT be hunted during daylight hours from April 1 through April 19. During the regular spring turkey season, April 20-May10, 2015, coyotes may be taken using legal spring turkey hunting methods by hunters holding an unfilled spring turkey hunting permit and a Resident Small Game Hunting Permit or a Nonresident Furbearer Hunting and Trapping Permit.

During Deer Season

The hunting of furbearers with dogs during daylight hours is prohibited statewide from Nov. 1 through the close of the November portion of the firearms deer season and during the antlerless portion in counties that are open during that portion.


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