Massachusetts Hunting Seasons

See our comprehensive list of hunting seasons for animals of all types and all areas of Massachusetts. We’ve made it easier than ever to find the dates you can hunt, length of the season, what type of hunting is allowed and other important details. Plus, check out hunting resources and direct links to Massachusetts state resources.

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Massachusetts State Hunting Season 2022 - 2023

The information provided below outlines the hunting seasons for various animals in Massachusetts. These animals include deer, bear, pheasant, quail, ruffed grouse, wild turkey, cottontail rabbit, goose, and more. The dates provided denote when the season starts and ends for each animal, providing hunters with the information needed to ensure that they are hunting legally. The seasons are established to ensure sustainable populations of all wildlife species and protect them from over-harvesting. Hunting is an important part of Massachusetts’ conservation program. It also provides recreational opportunities for residents and visitors to the state. For more information, hunters should consult their local fish and game department. The dates provided are subject to change as conditions warrant. It is important that all hunters check with their local authorities for the most up-to-date regulations.

Interactive Massachusetts Hunting Season Discovery

Use the forms below to filter by game, type of hunting, time of year, bag / tag limits and much more. We’ve gone through the state of Massachusetts Hunting Seasons’s hunting season data and simplified it so you can easily find what you’re looking for. Please note, that information realated Massachusetts state hunting is subject to change so be sure to check the state resources linked below the table before heading out to hunt.

Massachusetts Hunting Seasons & Requirements

For the most accurate information on Massachusetts Hunting Seasons, along with the state’s requirements for tag and bag limits, it’s a good idea to check with the Massachusetts DNR.  We’ve provided their contact information below, along with links to helpful resources, including licensing.

Massachusetts DNR

251 Causeway St, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114-2152

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