Cherokee Nation Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Cherokee Nation Wildlife Conservation Department implements programs to promote wildlife conservation and support for fishing, hunting, and traditional outdoor activities for tribal citizens. The wildlife department also implements habitat management programs and controlled hunts on tribal lands.

As of January 1, 2022, the Cherokee Nation Game and Fish Code (Title 29) will continue to apply within the Cherokee Nation reservation boundaries. To answer questions, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions, which can also be found at If you have a question that is not addressed in the FAQs, please reach out to our office via email: