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How to hunt deer and elk in Oregon

Oregon has everything it takes to be on any big game hunter's bucket list: Over 34 million acres of public land open to hunters. Diverse habitats from coastal rain forests to eastern deserts, with a couple of mountain ranges in between. Trophy opportunities include deer and elk.

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Buying a license or permit

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife owns or manages nearly 200,000 acres of land set aside for wildlife use...

How to hunt big game
Choose a conventional or online course

Hunters younger than 18 must take hunter education before they can hunt in Oregon. We also recommend hunter education for...

Where to hunt big game

All funds raised by deer and elk auction and raffle tags go directly to the Access and Habitat Program...