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Deer Hunters Have Successful Opening Weekend

24 Percent Harvest Increase Aided by Good Weather Sunday Hunters reported harvesting 13,488 deer on the opening weekend of the 2016 Maryland firearm season, the state’s most popular hunting season. The harvest represents a 24 percent increase over last year’s estimate of 10,859 for the same period. The total includes 6,159 antlered and 7,329 antlerless  Read the Rest…


Firearm Deer Season to Open in Maryland

Most Popular Hunting Season Runs Nov. 26-Dec. 10 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the two-week firearm deer season opens Nov. 26 and runs through Dec. 10. Hunters may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this season.




Junior Deer Hunt Days Set for November

Adult Mentors Pass on Hunting Safety and Ethics The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunt Days. The days will be held Nov. 12 on public and private land in all counties, and Nov. 13 on private land in  Read the Rest…



Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Opens

Hunters Reminded to Practice Tree Stand Safety The first segment of Maryland’s Muzzleloader Deer Season opens statewide Oct. 20. It is one of several deer hunting opportunities offered in the state and typically occurs during some of the finest fall weather. The early muzzleloader season runs from Oct. 20-22 in Deer Management Regions A and B. Region  Read the Rest…



Chronic Wasting Disease Rules Altered

Management Area Expanded; Baiting Rules Relaxed The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that chronic wasting disease regulations were updated earlier this year after five white-tailed deer tested positive for the disease in Allegany County. One of the deer was harvested near Cumberland, approximately 10 miles west of all previous cases. It was the  Read the Rest…


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AccessDNR December 2016
The December 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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