MFFP - Sport Hunting - Main rules 2018-2020 - Random draws
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Random draws

Random draws are held each year for big game. Only resident hunters may register for two types of random draw, either to obtain a hunting licence subject to quotas (adult female moose, deer with antlers, deer without antlers [1st killing] ) or to hunt in a wildlife reserve.

The winners of a hunting licence subject to quotas will have the opportunity to hunt the animal indicated on the licence at the site indicated. Hunters who obtain access to a wildlife reserve may hunt moose or white-tailed deer in the sectors reserved for them. The Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) usually manages the draws. The following table indicates the registration periods and dates of the random draws.

A licence obtained in a random draw for antlerless deer in Zone 27 West can only be used south of the ZECs, wildlife reserves and Montmorency Forest.

Name of the draws
Registration periods
Moose and white-tailed deer in wildlife reserves From December to January 15 Late January
Female moose hunting licence From the end of April to May 31 Mid-June
Antlerless deer hunting licence and antlerless deer hunting licence (1st killing)
From the end of April to May 31 Mid-June

Specific rules apply to each draw. To obtain additional information, please contact Sépaq at 418 890-6527 or 1 800 665-6527. To obtain information on hunting trips in the Réserve faunique Duchénier, please call 418 735-5222. To contact the Réserve faunique de Dunière, please call 418 756-6174 or 1 888 730-6174 (toll free).

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