Guide to Hunting & Trapping in Maryland

Hunter Alerts

NEW -  Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) - Updated Information

Please refer to the links in the right-hand column. As new information becomes available we will post additional alerts here.

A volunteer team of hunting safety instructors teach state-required hunter safety classes and emphasize hunting ethics and safe hunting.

Junior Hunting

Maryland holds 3 Junior Hunt Days for deer, turkey and migratory game birds. Junior Hunters can also earn an official Junior Hunter Certificate.

Feeding the Hungry

Hunters help feed thousands of Maryland residents each year by donating their harvest to Farmers & Hunters Feeding the Hungry.

Maryland Celebrates

National Hunting & Fishing Day.  Join us on Sat., Sept. Sept 28th for a FREE day of Outdoor Family Fun & Learning.