Maryland Hunting News

Maryland Rocky Gap Hunting Opportunities Revised
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Park Service recently revised the available hunting areas for disabled sportsmen and women at Rocky Gap State Park to improve hunting opportunities and to avoid conflict with bathhouse renovations that are scheduled for the next two seasons.
Maryland Deer Season Now Open
Maryland's annual deer archery hunting season opened September 15, 2008 and continues through January 31, 2009.
Maryland Black Bear Deadline 6:00 p.m. TODAY
On August 25, 2008, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources began accepting applications from hunters wishing to participate in this year's black bear hunting permit lottery.
Maryland DNR Now Accepting Black Bear Permits
On August 1, 2008, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin accepting applications from hunters to participate in this year's black bear hunting permit lottery. Maryland's black bear hunting season will be October 20-25, 2008.
Maryland Governor Named Sportsmen's Best Friend
The Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Foundation (MLSF) presented Governor Martin O’Malley with its prestigious Sportsmen's Best Friend of the Year Award.
Maryland Hunters Bagged Nearly 3000 Turkeys
Maryland's hunters reported taking 2,833 wild turkeys during the 2008 spring turkey season, a 15 percent increase from the 2007 harvest of 2,455 turkeys.
Maryland Deer Harvest Remains Steady
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife and Heritage Service announced that Maryland deer hunters harvested 92,208 deer during the 2007-2008 season.
NAS Against National Ballistic Imaging Database
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released an extensive study on the feasibility and reliability of establishing a national ballistic imaging, sometimes misleadingly referred to as ballistic "fingerprinting," database.
New Maryland WMA Opens Jan. 16
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife and Heritage Service will open Prather's Neck Wildlife Management Area in southern Washington County on January 16.
Maryland Deer Season Reopens January 4th
Maryland's Firearm Deer Season reopens for white-tailed deer only on January 4 and 5 in Deer Management Region B. The two-day deer season provides additional opportunities for landowners to manage deer numbers while offering hunters a late season recreational opportunity.