The diverse and rich habitat of rural Norfolk provides a great opportunity for those wishing to enjoy the outdoors and to participate in various hunting seasons throughout the year.

Starting in the 2020 season, Long Point Area Fish and Game Club will be administering hunting in the county.

Licensing Information

Norfolk County hunting licenses will no longer be available from Norfolk County offices.

Hunting licenses are available to purchase at the following locations:

    • H. Stilwell’s Guns and Ammo 960 Norfolk County Road 28, Langton, ON N0E 1G0
    • Caffery Hardware & Electric Ltd. (Home Hardware) 122 King Street, Delhi, ON N4B 1X8
    • Triggers and Bows 340 Bishopsgate Road, RR#2 Burford, ON N0E 1A0

Regulated by the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry and the Canadian Wildlife Service, the following hunting seasons are permitted in Norfolk County.

  • Waterfowl ~ including Goose & Duck
  • White-tailed Deer (Controlled hunt)
  • Wild Turkey
  • Small Game ~ including rabbit, pheasant, grouse, and squirrel

Rabbit and Pheasant Hunting Opportunities


A municipal license is required to hunt pheasant and rabbit.

Pheasants are released on public lands throughout Norfolk County. Maps of release sites are available online by clicking the links below:

Pheasant Hunting Sites 2019
Pheasant Hunting Sites Key 2019


For more information:

Season & Possession Limits

Please refer to the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary for additional information.


Sunday gun hunting is permitted in Norfolk County.

Permission to hunt on all private lands is required.

Trespassing will not be tolerated and violators will be prosecuted.

Conservation Officers, the Ontario Provincial Police and Norfolk County By-law Enforcement will be enforcing all laws and regulations

It is advisable that respect for other users of public lands be exercised.  Conflict amongst users may jeopardize the future of hunting on these lands.