Two-Week Season Runs November 28 to December 12 The two-week firearm deer season opens Nov. 28 and runs through Dec. 12. Hunters who possess a valid Maryland hunting license or are exempt from license requirements may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this season.
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Turkey Harvest Declines 13 Percent from Last Year Maryland hunters harvested more deer during early hunting season compared to this time last year. Department of Natural Resources biologists attribute the increased harvest to a scarcity of acorns across most of the state, causing deer to move more in search of food.
The first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens Oct. 22, and serves as one of several deer hunting opportunities that help manage populations, and provide hunters with food and recreation. The early muzzleloader season runs from Oct. 22-24 in Deer Management Regions A and B, which comprise the entire state with the exception of Read the Rest…
The second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season begins on Saturday, December 20 and runs through January 3, 2015. Hunters who possess a valid Maryland hunting license and a Muzzleloader Stamp, or are exempt from the hunting license requirements, may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season.
The two-week firearm deer season opens November 29 and runs through December 13, 2014. Hunters who possess a valid Maryland hunting license or are exempt from license requirements may use firearms to harvest white-tailed and sika deer during this season.
The Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to introduce youth to this time-honored tradition during Junior Deer Hunting Days ─ November 15 on public and private land in all Maryland counties; and November 16 on private land only in all counties except Baltimore, Howard and Prince George’s.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will host a workshop for individuals interested in becoming Deer Cooperator Permit holders at 9 a.m. on November 12 at Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area in LaPlata.
The first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens on October 16. This season serves as one of many that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources offers from September to January each year to manage deer populations, and provide hunters with recreation and food.
Archery hunting for white-tailed deer opens statewide on September 5, 2014 and continues through January 31, 2015. As a reminder, there is a statewide bag limit for bucks, but the antlerless deer bag limits differ between the two Deer Management Regions.
Maryland’s 2014-2015 Shooter Qualification Schedule is now available and includes more than 35 firearm qualification sessions at 18 locations across the State. These events allow hunters to take the shooting proficiency test that is required before they can participate in many of the managed deer hunts held in Maryland.