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NWT Hunting Guide

This Summary of Hunting Regulations (Hunting Guide) provides a summary of current hunting regulations in the NWT. It applies to hunters requiring a resident, non-resident or non-resident alien hunting licence. 

The Hunting Guide provides information on licences, fees, hunting, ethics, general provisions, possession of wildlife and special area conditions.

There is also information on big game species, including tag and trophy fees, bag limits, seasons and a map of hunting areas. 

Resident hunters with a tag to hun wood bison in Unit U (Slave River Lowlands herd) must complete a Resident Hunter Mandatory Bison Hunt Report Form. Hunter information provided int he report helps improve wildlife management.

Copies of the Hunting Guide are available from ENR offices.