Maryland Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Maryland Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Though Mayland is a small state, its diverse topography attracts plenty of wildlife species. Eastern Maryland is mostly of dunes and seagrass, and salt marshes. Whereas cypress along the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay is filled with wildlife.

If you want to plan a hunting trip in this state then don’t forget the tremendous waterfowl hunting. Whereas, the mountainous region in the West is famous for its deer hunting and recent years has seen some record-book white-tailed deer in the region.

Hunters have also spotted many of the enormous bucks in the coastal areas of the state.

Maryland Bowhunting Season

Hunting Category Months
White-Tailed and Sika Deer (Archery) Sept. 10-Oct. 20 and Oct. 24-Nov. 26
Black Bear (General Season) Oct. 25-29
Turkey (Fall General Season) Oct. 30-Nov. 7
Turkey (Winter General Season) January 20-22
Turkey (Spring General Season) April 18-May 23
Turkey (Spring Junior Hunt) April 16-17

Bowhunting License Fee In Maryland

Category License Type Fee
Archery Resident Regular (16-64) $24.50
Archery Resident Junior $10.50
Archery Resident Senior (65+) $5.00
Archery Nonresident Hunting (16-64) $130.00
Archery Nonresident Senior (65+) $65.00
Archery Nonresident Junior $32.50

Total Area And Regulations For Hunting By the State

Maryland offers a huge area of about 61000 acres for passionate hunters for game hunting. The state demands that for hunting deer and bear, the hunters should use a vertical bow that has a full draw and pull not less than 30 pounds.

Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State

The state government has taken a great initiative for the disabled by featuring a newly built 170-foot wheelchair-accessible boardwalk that leads to a covered hunting structure. This site is available on a first-come, first-serve basis with parking and hunting easily available to those who have a Universal Disability Pass.

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