WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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April 03, 2006
Contact: Dave Ware, (360) 902-2509

WDFW MEDIA ADVISORY:
Multiple-season hunt permit applications

Deer and elk hunters may apply for multiple-season permits through April 9.

A Feb. 2 Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) news release announced an earlier application deadline for the new multiple-season hunt permits.

Hunters can enter a drawing for a limited number of special permits that would allow them to participate in archery, muzzleloader and modern-firearm general hunting seasons for deer and elk in 2006. Those selected must follow all rules in effect for each season.

Permit applications are available at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/, retail license dealers statewide, or by calling (866) 246-9453. A drawing for 1,500 multiple-season deer permits and 500 multiple-season elk permits will be held in April.

Washington state residents selected for the special permits must purchase a $164.25 multiple-season tag, along with a regular hunting license, to participate in the special hunt.

For more information, call (360) 902-2464.