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REMINDER: Sunday Hunting is Prohibited in Massachusetts
ONLINE GAME CHECK AVAILABLE DURING SPRING TURKEY SEASON
Tutorial to Online Spring Turkey Check --This is a tutorial which will help guide you through the process of using the MassFishHunt system to check your turkey on line.
FAQs For Checking Your Turkey Online - This page will help answer questions you may have when checking your spring season turkey online and includes useful images for taking certain measurements required for online reporting.
Turkey hunters still have the option of bringing their bird to a traditional game check station. An updated list of game check stations will be posted later in April.
Turkey Hunting Home Page -- More information on turkey hunting, checking your bird and hunting safety tips.
NEW REGULATIONS ON TURKEY HUNTING & UNCHECKED DEER POSSESSION LIMITS CHANGED OCTOBER 2012
- New fall turkey hunting season will be open in Zones 10, 11, and 12.
- The statewide fall wild turkey hunting season has been lengthened from one week to a two-week season. The 2013 fall hunting season dates are now October 21 - November 2, 2013.
- Permissible shot sizes for wild turkey hunting have been expanded to include #7 shot. Formerly, shot sizes were limited to #4 - #6 shot for wild turkey hunting.
- Possession limit of unchecked deer in Zones 13 and 14 (Martha's Vineyard, Elizabeth Islands and Nantucket) have increased from 2 - 4 unchecked deer.
HIP REGISTRATION FOR WATERFOWL & WOODCOCK HUNTERS
Migratory game bird hunters must see this important information on registering for the 2013 Harvest Information Program. You can only sign up through the electronic MassFishHunt system either on a home or public library computer, at a license vendor or DFW office selling licenses.
EFFECTIVENESS OF BLAZE ORANGE
This short (5-minute) safety video from Kalkomey provides tips and about how wearing the right amount and kind of blaze orange can keep you safe in the field. It's useful for any outdoor user who is in the woods during hunting seasons.
Looking for harvest information on different game species?
Annual Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Guide - Contains important information on seasons, laws, directories, and other articles of interest to sportsmen and women.
Game Check Station Locations - These may change from year to year--eithert the hours may be different, new check stations appear, others may no longer be involved.