HNF Dog Hunting Permit
From November 1 through January 31, all dog hunting groups or individuals hunting with dogs must obtain a permit to use dogs to hunt any animal or to train dogs on area open to deer hunting with dogs on Homochitto National Forest. There is no cost for this permit. A permit will be issued to the dog hunting group. All hunters hunting with this group must be listed on the permit prior to hunting, except youth 15 years of age and younger. All hunters hunting with dogs or with the dog hunting group must have a permission their person while hunting.
To apply for a Homochitto Dog Hunting Permit please complete the application below. Applications for the 2023-2024 hunting season may be submitted beginning October 16th, 2023. All permit requests will be approved and there is no cost for the permit. No permits will be given over the telephone. Starting October 16th, 2021, the Forest Service will begin issuing permits through the mail. If applicants prefer, permits may be picked up in person from the Meadville Office by calling 601-384-5876 to set up an appointment. Permits will be issued in the order which they were received.