Application deadline for the Special Archery Deer Hunt in Side Lake is noon on August 18th, 2020. There is a $20 application fee. This Deer Hunt will September 18th through December 31st (Hunt No. 996). There will be a drawing of the applicants at a Special Meeting of the Town Board on August 18th at 7:00 pm – 40 hunters will be drawn, 3 deer limit, either sex. Applicants will be notified via email if they are or are not successful in the drawing.
After applicants are drawn, there will be a Mandatory Orientation on Wednesday, September 8th at 6:30 pm at the Side Lake Community Center.
**Successful Applicants who do not attend the Mandatory Orientation WILL NOT be issued a Validation Card, and their permit will be offered to an alternate hunter if alternate hunters are in attendance at the orientation meeting. Five alternates will be drawn on August 18th. Preference points will be given to unsuccessful applicants in 2020.
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