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Deer hunting regulations 

Before you go hunting for white-tailed deer, be sure you know the rules. This page contains regulations for hunting white-tailed deer in Massachusetts.

Buy a surplus Antlerless Deer Permit 

Permits for zones 13 and 14 are still available.

Apply for an Antlerless Deer Permit 

To hunt antlerless deer, you need an Antlerless Deer Permit (sometimes called a doe permit). You'll have to apply each year for the chance to buy a permit.

Get your Youth Deer Hunt Permit 

Getting your permit for Youth Deer Hunt day is easy. Review what you need and how to get your permit for the big day.

Report your deer harvest 

The easiest way to report a harvest is online using MassFishHunt, but you can also go to an official check station. All deer must be reported in person during the first week of shotgun season.

Buy a surplus Antlerless Deer Permit 

Permits for zones 13 and 14 are still available.

Check Antlerless Deer Permit award status 

If you applied for an Antlerless Deer Permit by the July 16th deadline, you still have to check to see if you were awarded a permit. Learn how to check your permit status.

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