Maryland Hunting News

Maryland Deer Season Off to Good Start
Deer hunters had a good start to the firearm season this year with an opening weekend harvest on par with last year and one hunter taking home the biggest non-typical whitetail ever harvested in Maryland.
Maryland Deer Season Opens Saturday Nov 25
Maryland's most popular deer hunting season opens Saturday, November 25. Forty-eight percent of all deer taken by hunters during all hunting seasons occurs during the two-week firearm deer season.
Maryland Junior Deer Hunt November 11
The 12th Annual Maryland Junior Deer Hunt will be held on Saturday, November 11. Hunters 16 years of age and younger who are accompanied by an unarmed licensed adult of at least 21 years of age can hunt white-tailed deer and sika deer.
Maryland NRP Charge Two With Baiting Bear
On Monday, October 23, at 10:30 a.m. the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged two Jessup men with baiting black bear while hunting on private property off of Cranesville Road near the Youghiogheny Mountain Resort in Garrett County.
Maryland Natural Resources Police Charge Five with Hunting at Night
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) conducted a saturation patrol for illegal hunting activity in southern Garrett County on Monday night that resulted in five individuals being charged with multiple hunting violations.
Pennsylvania Deer Poachers Nabbed
For three Maryland adults and a Pennsylvania juvenile apprehended over the past weekend by Pennsylvania Game Commission officers, the temptation to skirt the laws to get their deer early has resulted in fines that may total more than $4,000.
Archery Hunt Scheduled For Maryland Environmental Area
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Services (WHS) today announced the opening of acreage to archery hunting at Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area (SDNEA) beginning Saturday, November 11.
Maryland Announces Deer Hunting Dates on Wye Island
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) State Park Service announced today the 2006-2007 dates for archery and firearms deer hunts at Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area (N.R.M.A.). As in the past, all hunts will be by permit only.
Maryland Black Bear Hunting Applications
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service (WHS) reminds hunters that applications for the 2006 black bear hunting season lottery will be accepted online August 1 through September 1.
2006 Spring Turkey Harvest
Maryland’s turkey hunters reported taking 3,008 wild turkeys during the 2006 spring turkey season according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service (WHS).