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Posts tagged ‘Deer Hunting’

17
Jul

Qualification Shoots Scheduled for Managed Deer Hunts

 

Two deers looking around. Photo by Don Biresch

by Don Biresch

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. Read more

11
Feb

2013-14 Deer Season Results Released

Photo of large buck in a field of tall grass

Photo from FWS.gov

Maryland hunters harvested 95,863 deer during the archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons combined (September 6, 2013 through January 31, 2014). The harvest shows a 10 percent increase over last year’s total of 87,541. Biologists attribute the higher numbers to multiple factors including more hunters participating and better hunting conditions, with deer actively searching for acorns that were scarce in most locations. Read more »

31
Dec

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoMaryland Natural Resources Police arrested a Pennsylvania man and CecilCounty resident on charges of violating state hunting laws.

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31
Dec

NRP Blotter

NRPMaryland Natural Resources Police charged an Allegany County man last Tuesday with violating state hunting regulations.

Henry Clayton Vance Livengood, 23, of Cumberland was charged with deer hunting during a closed season, and hunting without written permission, after officers on patrol found him with a dead eight-point buck at Barton Industrial Park.

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20
Dec

Firearm Deer Season to Reopen in Region B

Photo of large buck in a field of tall grass

Photo from FWS.gov

Maryland’s firearm deer season reopens for white-tailed and sika deer on Friday, January 10 in Deer Management Region B only. The firearm season is closed in Deer Management Region A (Allegany, Garrett, and western Washington counties). Read more »

12
Dec

Muzzleloader Deer Season to Reopen December 21

Deer in a field of high grassThe second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season begins on Saturday, December 21 and runs through January 4, 2014. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a Muzzleloader Stamp, or are exempt from the Maryland hunting license requirements, may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season. Read more »

21
Nov

Firearm Deer Season to Open November 30

Deer in a field of high grass The two-week firearm deer season opens Saturday, November 30 and runs through December 14, 2013. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license or are exempt from the Maryland hunting license requirements may use firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season. Read more »

8
Nov

Maryland’s Early Season Deer and Turkey Harvest Numbers Announced

Maryland hunters harvested considerably more turkey and deer compared to this time last year due largely to overall better hunting conditions. Read more »

6
Nov

Two Junior Deer Hunting Days Set for November

Experienced deer hunters are invited to introduce young people to the sport during two upcoming Junior Deer Hunting Days ─ November 16 on public and private lands in all Maryland counties, and November 17 on only private lands in all counties except Baltimore, Howard and Prince George’s. Read more »

4
Oct

Early Muzzleloader Deer Season to Open October 17

deer in forestThe first segment of the muzzleloader deer season opens on October 17. This segment serves as one of many seasons the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offers from September to January each year to provide hunters with recreation and food, and manage Maryland’s deer population. Read more »