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  1. How do I reserve a hunt with the Hunt by Reservation system?
    The Hunt by Reservation system can be found here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/private_lands/type/56/. Once there, follow these steps to reserve a hunt: 1. Click on the button that says “Login or Register Now!” 2. Login to your account, using your WILD ID and the passwo ...
  2. How do I add group members to my hunt?
    To add your group member: 1. Login to the Hunt by Reservation system here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/private_lands/myreservations.php 2. You should be taken to the page that shows current reservations. 3. Under “Active Reservations,” click on the “View/Edit&rdq ...
  3. What do I do with the permit while I am hunting?
    After verifying that all information is correct on your permit, place it in plain view on your vehicle’s dashboard. You will want to keep the permit there while participating in the hunt.
  4. Who has access to my information?
    Landowners will have access to the names of hunters who have, or have had, reservations on their property. Only the names of hunters will be provided to landowners. WDFW Law Enforcement and authorized WDFW staff members will have access to all reservation information.
  5. What are the requirements for Youth, Disabled, and 65 and over hunts?
    In order to participate in one of these special Hunt by Reservation hunts, at least one member of your party must meet the criteria. Other members would be allowed to hunt, though emphasis should be placed on the youth, disabled, or 65 and over hunters. For example, if your group would like to ...
  6. What is the Hunt by Reservation system?
    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Hunt by Reservation system was released as an online application on Friday, April 12, 2013. It allows hunters to make a reservation on select sites under contract with private landowners and some WDFW-owned lands managed as quality hunting ...
  7. How do I register in the Hunt by Reservation system?
    To create an account in the Hunt by Reservation system, simply follow these steps: 1. Find the Hunt by Reservation system page here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/private_lands/type/56/ 2. On the right side of the page, click on the button that says “Login or Register Now!&rdq ...
  8. Am I able to reserve multiple single day hunts on the same day?
    You cannot reserve single day hunts on the same day. For example, if you reserve a hunt that is available for September 19 only, you will not be able to reserve another hunt that is for September 19 only. This is true if you are a group leader or group member. You are able to reserve multiple da ...
  9. When can I reserve a hunt?
    You can reserve a hunt two weeks prior to the first date of the hunt period at 8:00 a.m. A service clock will display in the upper right hand corner of the page so you will be able to tell the exact time. If you are on the reservation page before 8:00 a.m., be sure to refresh the page at 8:00 a ...
  10. Can hunters use properties listed as Hunt by Reservation properties without reserving them in advance?
    Hunters must reserve a Hunt by Reservation site before hunting on the site. Without a reservation, you would not be allowed on that property.
  11. Are there any special rules on individual properties?
    Some properties do have special rules. Hunters must agree to all of the rules of the reservation system and those for the individual site they will be hunting. General information and rules for each site are available on the WDFW website on the selected property’s page. They are based in p ...
  12. If my hunt is cancelled, how will I be notified?
    If your hunt is cancelled, you will receive an email notification and a phone call will be attempted. For this reason, it is important to keep your account information up to date.
  13. Are hunts ever cancelled?
    On rare occurrences, hunts in the Hunt by Reservation system may be cancelled. The reasons for these cancellations vary, but can occur due to system issues that result in the overbooking of a site or unforeseen issues with the site or landowner agreement.
  14. Will other private lands systems be phased out due to the Hunt by Reservation system?
    WDFW will continue to enroll private lands in its Feel Free to Hunt, Register to Hunt, and Hunt by Written Permission programs. The Hunt by Reservation option gives us another tool to help landowners provide access. We believe that some of the landowners who have signed new agreements would not ...
  15. How do I get my hunting reservation permit?
    You must print your own permit. To do this, login to the Hunt by Reservation system. Under “Active Reservations,” locate the correct hunt and click the “Print Permit” button next to it. A printable page will appear. Be sure to plainly display the permit on your vehicle& ...
  16. How are reservations determined?
    Reservations are determined on a first come, first served basis.
  17. How do I know if a hunt is open?
    Once you have logged into the Hunt by Reservation system, find the hunt you want and click on the link provided. Hunt options will be listed on the right hand side of the page. If a hunt is open, you will see green text that says “Hunts Available.” You will also see the dates of the ...
  18. How many hunts can I reserve at once?
    You can have up to three (3) active reservations at any one time. Once you have reserved a hunt, it will stay in your “Active Reservations” list until you cancel the reservation or the hunt ends. Active reservations include hunts registered under your name as well as hunts where you ...
  19. How do I delete a reservation?
    A reservation may be cancelled up to three (3) days prior to the hunt dates. After this time, the reservation is locked. This rule is in effect to discourage hunters from making reservations they may not intend to use. To delete a reservation, you will first need to login to the Hunt by Reserva ...
  20. Where can I find a hunt to reserve?
    You can find available hunts on the Private Lands Hunting Access page, located here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/private_lands/search.php. This page allows you to search by County, Hunt Type, or GMU. Sites with a green star next to them have reservation hunts currently listed.
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