Rhode Island Hunting News

Rhode Island Deer Season to Start December 2nd
The Department of Environmental Management announces the seasons and general rules for shotgun deer hunting in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Muzzleloader and Shotgun Seasons
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the regular muzzleloader deer-hunting season for taking either-sex and antlerless deer from both state and private land statewide will take place from November 4 through November 26.
Rhode Island Muzzleloader and Shotgun Deer Season
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the deer-hunting season for taking antlerless deer on private land on the mainland with either muzzleloader or shotgun will take place from Saturday, October 28 through Friday, November 3.
Rhode Island Offers Special Deer Seasons for Paraplegics
Two special deer hunting seasons for hunters who are paraplegics, or double amputees, will be offered by the Department of Environmental Management on Prudence Island and in Narragansett in October.
Rhode Island Accepting Requests for Prudence/Patience Island Archery Deer
The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife is accepting requests for applications for 2006 Prudence/Patience Island archery deer reservations.
Rhode Island Spring Turkey Hunt Was Outstanding
The Department of Environmental Management has released the results of Rhode Island's 2006 spring turkey season.
DEM to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Hunting and Fishing Regulations
The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2007-2008 freshwater fishing seasons and the 2006-2007 hunting seasons and bag limits on Wednesday, June 14.
Preliminary Deer Season Tally
The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife has released preliminary deer hunting figures for the 2005-2006 deer hunting seasons. According to data collected from the Division's vendors and biological check stations, 2,672 deer were taken, 11 less than last season.
Increased Coyote Sightings
In response to an increasing number of calls from people who have sighted coyotes and are concerned about them, the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife advises Rhode Islanders that it is not unusual at this time of year to see coyotes active during daylight hours. Coyotes inhabit all communities in Rhode Island, except Block Island.