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DMP Availability and Probability of Selection

DMP Application Deadline is October 1

2017 Deer Management Permits

DMP Selection Probabilities Remain the Same through the Entire Application Period.

See Wildlife Management Units for WMU boundary descriptions.

WMU Area (mi2) DMP Target Target DMPs
per mi2
Average DMP
Success
Chances of DMP Selection
Residents Non-Residents
1st DMP 2nd DMP 1st DMP 2nd DMP
1C 903.3 Max. with Bonus DMPs 12.8% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
3A 694.3 0 0.0 NONE NONE NONE NONE
3C 316.1 2,000 6.3 13.9% MED NONE NONE NONE
3F 331.7 6,000 18.1 10.1% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
3G 457.1 2,300 5.0 12.3% LOW NONE NONE NONE
3H 554.1 1,500 2.7 23.6% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
3J 355.6 5,200 14.6 13.3% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
3K 381 550 1.4 16.2% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
3M 749.2 35,900 47.9 10.9% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
3N 222.8 2,800 12.6 8.7% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
3P 125.1 700 5.6 6.5% LOW NONE NONE NONE
3R 206.1 2,300 11.2 7.2% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
3S 430.8 Max. with Bonus DMPs 9.8% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
4A 430.1 2,700 6.3 24.6% MED NONE NONE NONE
4B 161.5 2,900 18.0 11.7% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
4C 164.8 1,400 8.5 23.2% MED NONE NONE NONE
4F 1,161 15,700 13.5 21.4% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
4G 370.5 2,100 5.7 22.6% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4H 289.8 1,300 4.5 23.9% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4J 148.9 Max. with Bonus DMPs 9.3% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
4K 255.9 1,500 5.9 20.5% MED NONE NONE NONE
4L 220.8 200 0.9 PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4O 760.5 1,800 2.4 31.9% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4P 361.4 1,400 3.9 24.5% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4R 290.2 1,300 4.5 19.1% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4S 220 800 3.6 26.5% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4T 131.8 4,500 34.1 11.6% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
4U 127 225 1.8 22.9% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4W 443.2 900 2.0 22.4% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
4Y 176.5 2,900 16.4 14.2% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
4Z 250.7 800 3.2 23.0% MED NONE NONE NONE
5A 609.8 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5C 1125.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5F 1328.3 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5G 1112.6 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5H 3046.5 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5J 674.3 NA NA NA NA NA NA
5R 373 10,600 28.4 10.1% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
5S 421.9 1,700 4.0 26.4% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
5T 223.4 0 0.0 NONE NONE NONE NONE
6A 1471.7 0 0.0 NONE NONE NONE NONE
6C 976.7 1,100 1.1 21.1% LO/DV NONE NONE NONE
6F 1213 NA NA NA NA NA NA
6G 933.2 16,200 17.4 17.0% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
6H 172.6 700 4.1 12.6% MED NONE NONE NONE
6J 1576.3 NA NA NA NA NA NA
6K 1161.2 5,500 4.7 22.3% LOW NONE NONE NONE
6N 491.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA
6P 203 5,800 28.6 9.2% HIGH HIGH HIGH NONE
6R 541.8 6,600 12.2 15.1% HIGH LOW HIGH NONE
6S 589.1 6,600 11.2 20.0% HIGH LOW HIGH NONE
7A 544.9 7,200 13.2 16.2% HIGH HIGH HIGH NONE
7F 687.2 25,800 37.5 8.5% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
7H 357.2 9,300 26.0 10.0% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
7J 838.9 31,300 37.3 11.0% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
7M 1242.3 19,800 15.9 16.6% HIGH LOW HIGH NONE
7P 484.8 2,700 5.6 18.0% LOW NONE NONE NONE
7R 739.3 26,700 36.1 9.8% HIGH HIGH HIGH NONE
7S 662.7 11,300 17.1 13.2% HIGH LOW HIGH NONE
8A 419 17,000 40.6 11.9% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8C 138.1 Max. with Bonus DMPs 20.1% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8F 733 33,500 45.7 13.7% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8G 686.2 38,500 56.1 13.0% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8H 574 27,200 47.4 17.9% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8J 711.9 17,900 25.1 13.6% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8M 307.4 7,700 25.0 19.6% HIGH HIGH HIGH NONE
8N 314.3 30,300 96.4 10.7% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8P 356.2 2,400 6.7 16.5% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
8R 270 18,100 67.0 15.2% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
8S 256.2 3,700 14.4 17.2% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
8T 385.2 1,400 3.6 26.2% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
8W 439.5 2,300 5.2 16.3% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
8X 400.5 8,400 21.0 16.4% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
8Y 354.2 5,500 15.5 15.4% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
9A 461.6 26,000 56.3 6.8% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
9F 277 15,900 57.4 8.2% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
9G 229.9 8,100 35.2 10.7% HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH
9H 973.1 28,100 28.9 16.0% HIGH HIGH HIGH NONE
9J 693.6 17,000 24.5 17.0% HIGH MED HIGH NONE
9K 446.4 5,200 11.6 22.0% HIGH NONE NONE NONE
9M 329.7 7,200 21.8 15.5% HIGH NONE HIGH NONE
9N 207.1 5,400 26.1 14.5% HIGH PP REQ HIGH NONE
9P 581.5 1,800 3.1 26.5% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
9R 217.6 200 0.9 15.7% LO/DV NONE NONE NONE
9S 91.5 225 2.5 11.1% PP REQ NONE NONE NONE
9T 248.4 300 1.2 18.1% LO/DV NONE NONE NONE
9W 250.1 2,600 10.4 16.4% LOW NONE NONE NONE
9X 219.1 300 1.4 25.5% LO/DV NONE NONE NONE
9Y 124.8 2,500 20.0 13.7% HIGH NONE NONE NONE

Statewide Total: 625,300 excluding units without DMP targets.

High = more than 2/3 of applicants receive a DMP.
Medium = between 1/3 & 2/3 receive a DMP.
Low = less than 1/3 of applicants will receive a DMP.
PP Req = only applicants with preference points have a chance of receiving a DMP. May require 1, 2, or 3 preference points to be selected.
LO/DV = only qualifying landowners (greater than 50 acres) and veterans with disabilities will receive a DMP.
None = No DMPs are available.
NA = DEC is not authorized to issue DMPs in these units.

Notes:

  • WMU 1C is bowhunting-only from October - December. A special permit is Required during the January Firearms Season.
  • WMUs 3S, 4J, and 8C are bowhunting-only during all deer seasons.
  • Antlerless-only Bonus DMPs are available in WMUs 1C, 3S, 4J, and 8C for hunters who fill a DMP in these units.
  • Preference points increase the chances of selection but do not guarantee issuance. Preference points are won and lost on the 1st DMP selection. If preference points are required on the 2nd permit, only applicants who were denied a 1st permit are eligible.
  • Qualifying landowners and veterans with disabilities will receive their 1st choice DMP in all open WMUs.

To learn how DMP quotas and probabilities are determined, see Understanding DMPs: Quota Setting and Permit Selection.