Fisheries and Land Resources
March 26, 2019

Public Advisory: Residents Reminded of March 29 Big Game Licence Application Deadline

The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources reminds residents the deadline to submit big game licence draw applications is March 29, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. (NDT). Eligible hunters may return completed applications to the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources, Wildlife Division, or apply online at

To be eligible for participation in the big game licence draw individuals must:

  • Be a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Be at least 16 years of age by August 31, 2019;
  • Have a Hunter Certificate Number; and
  • Have completed the Firearms Safety/Hunter Education Course or applied for an Outdoor Identification Card before November 30, 2018.

The 2019-20 Hunting and Trapping Guide is available on the department website and can be viewed on mobile devices. The guide contains valuable information including facts about hunting safety, fees, regulations and important changes for the coming season. All hunters and trappers are encouraged to review the guide before participating in hunting activity this year. The 2019-20 Hunting and Trapping Guide is available at

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Media contact
Linda Skinner
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2293, 632-8167

2019 03 26                              12:15 p.m.