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Deer Management Focus Area Registration

Welcome to the Deer Management Focus Area registration program

To participate in the DMFA program in central Tompkins County, New York, you must obtain a DMFA registration number and write the number on your DMFA permit and all carcass tags.

  • Within the DMFA, registered hunters will be authorized to:
    • take up to 2 antlerless deer per day using DMFA carcass tags,
    • hunt antlerless deer (limit 2 per day) with a firearm during a DMFA season from the second Saturday in January through January 31.
  • You do not need to register with the DMFA program if you only intend to hunt during the normal hunting seasons using your regular deer carcass tags.

The 2019-2020 DMFA Registration is not available at this time. To obtain your 2019-2020 DMFA Registration Number, please visit this site on Friday, September 13, 2019. Thank you.