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Find resources to help you protect our state’s fish, wildlife, plants, and land.
See hunting regulations for different game animals, get hunting tips, and learn about classes that will prepare you to hunt safely and successfully.
Buy your freshwater fishing license, learn about freshwater fishing, and find out where MassWildlife stocks trout.
Black bears are now active and seeking food. Take precautions that will keep bears wild and out of neighborhoods.
Young Hunter Education graduates aged 12-17 are invited to participate in the 2018 Young Adult Turkey Hunt on April 28.
State Wildlife Grant focuses conservation efforts on Spotted Turtles.
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MassWildlife will begin stocking trout soon. Get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.
The preliminary statewide deer harvest for 2017 is 13,220 – a new record high. Archery and primitive firearms seasons also saw record harvests.
MassWildlife is proposing to extend the archery deer season in eastern Massachusetts. Due to the forecasted storm, the public hearing originally scheduled for March 7 has been rescheduled for April 10.