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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…

Two Men Charged with 73 Counts of Illegal Hunting

Two men who killed eight deer in a single evening in Baltimore and Howard counties have been charged with 73 counts of illegal hunting by the Maryland Natural Resources Police. John Dimingo Gallano IV, 20, of Pasadena, and Christopher Michael Johnson, 20, of Halethorpe, were charged last Friday after a year-long investigation.

Hunting Opportunity in Prince George’s County

Managed Deer Hunt Begins Oct. 20 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will provide public deer hunting opportunities, as part of a managed deer hunting program, in the Belt Woods Natural Environment Area during the 2016-2017 hunting seasons.

Orientation and Qualification Dates Announced for Parker’s Creek

Wildlife Management Area Now Open for Deer Hunting The Parker’s Creek Wildlife Management Area in Calvert County will open for deer hunting this fall season. Those interested in hunting the area must possess a free Southern Region Seasonal Permit, complete a free Hunter Orientation and Shooting Qualification session and must make daily reservations.

Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 9

Sika Deer Hunting Now Permitted in All Counties Archery hunting for white-tailed deer and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 9, and continues through Jan. 31, 2017. The bag limit for white-tailed bucks is one per weapon season. Maryland hunters in Region B have the option to take one additional bonus buck after purchasing a Bonus Antlered Deer Stamp  Read the Rest…

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