Rhode Island Hunting News

Rhode Island DEM Shotgun Deer Season
The Department of Environmental Management announces the seasons and general rules for shotgun deer hunting in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island DEM Announces Muzzleloader Deer Season
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the muzzleloader deer-hunting season on state and private land will take place from November 3 to November 25 for either-sex and antlerless deer.
Rhode Island DEM Encourages Private Land Hunting
The Department of Environmental Management announces that, in an effort to further manage the state's deer population as well as reduce the over 1,200 annual auto-deer collisions that affect public safety, it is encouraging more private landowners to allow hunters to hunt deer on their property during deer-hunting seasons.
Rhode Island DEM Announces Changes for 2007-2008
The Department of Environmental Management announces that there are several changes to the hunting regulations for the 2007-2008 season, primarily regarding deer hunting.
Rhode Island Turkey Season Results
The Department of Environmental Management has released the results of Rhode Island's 2007 spring turkey season. Turkey hunters harvested 195 birds during the month-long hunt, a 17 percent decrease over the 234 birds taken during the 2006 season.
Rhode Island DEM Looking for Poults
The Department of Environmental Management is asking Rhode Islanders to assist its Division of Fish and Wildlife's wild turkey project by reporting any sightings of wild turkey hens with or without broods of young turkeys, known as poults.
Rhode Island Discusses Hunting Seasons
The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife will discuss the proposed 2007-2008 freshwater fishing seasons and the 2007-2008 hunting seasons and bag limits.
Rhode Island Turkey Season Announced
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the spring wild turkey hunting season is about to begin. A special turkey hunting season for youths and paraplegics will be held on April 21 and April 22, and the regular statewide turkey hunting season takes place from April 26 through May 28.
Rhode Island to Host Wild Turkey Seminar
The Department of Environmental Management announces that its Division of Fish and Wildlife and the Rhode Island state chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will co-sponsor a wild turkey seminar and hunter clinic on Saturday, February 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coventry Community Center, 1277 Main Street (Flat River Road) in Coventry.
Rhode Island Needs More Samples of Deer for CWD Testing
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking hunters to continue submitting samples for Chronic Wasting Disease surveillance.