Application period open until August 21 for antlerless deer draw

New Brunswick – Anyone wishing to apply for the 2020 antlerless deer hunt has until Friday, August 21 to do so.

The number of permits for this season has increased from last year. Provincewide, 4,400 permits will be allowed, up 800 from the 3,600 available in 2019.

The increase occurs primarily in central and southern New Brunswick.

New Brunswickers can apply for the draw through the Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development e-licensing system. Applicants can use their Outdoors Card number to complete their application online, at Service New Brunswick centres and at registered vendors. A list of registered vendors is available at

The results will be available Tuesday, September 8.