They do give tenative opening days. It varies widely by zone, but in general for 2004:
Deer-archery: 1 Oct
Deer-rifle: 1 Nov
Moose - archery: 18 Sep
Moose - rifle: 9 Oct or 18 Oct.
If you're a non-resident and want to hunt moose there are a lot of additional rules/tag issues that you have to be aware of. Most importantly, you have to be "a registered guest and actually accomodated at a tourist establishment. The outfitter must apply for an receive, on the non-residents behalf, a validation tag to hunt moose"
Reference another post - some outfitters only offer accomodations and tags (I looked into this for myself last year) and the regs don't say you need a "guide" - just be a registered guest and accomodated by a tourist outfitter. Most places were sold out up to 2005.
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Hinge-cutting serves several purposes in regard to improving both whitetail habitat and your hunting experience. There are two main types of hinge cuts including a cut for screening and funnels and a cut for bedding. Hinge cuts for screening and funnels should be done somewhere between the knee and waist to block a deer's vision as well as block a travel path. Hinge cuts for bedding should be done around chest high so that there is room for a deer to bed underneath.