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Department Adjusts Chronic Wasting Disease Approach

Expands Management Area, Alters Deer Baiting Rules The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has updated its management approach for chronic wasting disease after discovering that five white-tailed deer tested positive last winter in Allegany County. One of the positive deer was harvested near Cumberland, approximately 10 miles west of all previous cases, marking the first  Read the Rest…

Muzzleloader Deer Season to Reopen December 19

The second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season begins on Saturday, Dec.19 and runs through Jan. 2, 2016. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a Muzzleloader Stamp, or those exempt from the hunting license requirements, may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season.

Firearm Deer-Hunting Season to Open in Maryland

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.

Upper Marlboro Sportsman Sets New Maryland Snakehead Record

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that Michael Meade of Upper Marlboro, Maryland  set a new  state sport fish record with a 17.49-pound northern snakehead while fishing with bow and arrow along the marshes of Mattawoman Creek. “It was about 10:30 at night when I brought it onboard, and it was the biggest  Read the Rest…

Teal Season to Open September 16

The teal hunting season in Maryland will open on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and continue through Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Hunters should note several important aspects of the September teal season: Shooting hours are one half-hour before sunrise to sunset The daily bag limit is six teal (blue or green-winged) The possession limit for teal  Read the Rest…

DNR Announces 2015-2016 Late Waterfowl Seasons

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today the 2015-2016 late waterfowl seasons. Highlights include: Youth waterfowl hunting days on November 7, 2015 and February 6, 2016 Regular duck hunting season segments on October 10-17, November 14-27 and December 15-January 30, with a daily bag limit of six ducks, including two canvasbacks Migratory Atlantic Population Canada  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR May 2016
The May 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Karis King.