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Upon harvesting a deer, bear, or turkey, you must immediately fill out and detach the paper tag from your permit/license and attach it to the animal. Your game must remain intact (other than field dressing), with the harvest tag attached, until it is reported and prepared for food or taxidermy purposes. Until you have reported your harvested deer or bear, a part of the carcass must be visible while transporting it.
* During the first week of shotgun deer hunting season, all deer must be reported in person at a check station so that MassWildlife biologists may collect biological data.
Bobcat and otter must be checked within 4 working days of the end of the season at a physical check station. Bobcats and otters cannot be reported online. The seal you receive from the check station must remain attached to the pelt until the pelt/carcass is prepared for mounting or the pelt is sold or tanned.
List of furbearer check stations.
You must report harvested beaver, coyote, fisher, fox, mink within 4 working days of the end of their respective seasons.
Meat processors and taxidermists shall only possess bear, beaver, bobcat, coyote, deer, fisher, fox, mink, otter or wild turkey with either:
It is illegal to accept any of the above game animals that do not have an official MassWidlife seal or have the confirmation number on an attached tag.
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