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This is the 2015 Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife Guide

This guide contains regulations effective today through December 31st, 2015.  For regulations effective January 1st, 2016, please refer to the 2016 Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife Guide.

Division of Fisheries & Wildlife

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Boston Office

251 Causeway Street, Ste. 400, Boston 02114
(617) 626-1590

  • Wayne F. MacCallum, Director
  • Jack Buckley, Deputy Director, Admin.
  • Kris McCarthy, Asst. Director/CFO
  • Craig MacDonnell, Chief of Wildlife Lands

Field Headquarters

1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough 01581
(508) 389-6300

  • Dr. Thomas W. French, Asst. Director,
    Natural Heritage & Endangered Species
  • John O’Leary, Asst. Director, Wildlife
  • Dr. Mark Tisa, Asst. Director, Fisheries
  • Marion E. Larson, Chief, Information & Education
  • Dr. Ken Simmons, Chief Fish Culturist
  • Susan Langlois, Administrator Hunter Education Program, (508) 389-7820

Western Wildlife District

88 Old Windsor Road, Dalton 01226
(413) 684-1646

  • Andrew Madden, District Supervisor

Connecticut Valley Wildlife District

341 East Street, Belchertown 01007
(413) 323-7632

  • Ralph Taylor, District Supervisor

Central Wildlife District

211 Temple Street, West Boylston 01583
(508) 835-3607

  • Bill Davis, District Supervisor

Northeast Wildlife District

85 Fitchburg Road, Ayer 01432
(978) 772-2145

  • Patricia Huckery, District Supervisor

Southeast Wildlife District

195 Bournedale Road, Buzzards Bay 02532
(508) 759-3406

  • Jason Zimmer, District Supervisor

McLaughlin Fish Hatchery

90 East Street, Belchertown 01007
(413) 323-7671

  • Jim Hahn, Supervisor

Sunderland Fish Hatchery

559 Amherst Road, Sunderland 01375
(413) 665-4680

  • Chuck Bell, Supervisor

Bitzer Fish Hatchery

37 Hatchery Road, Montague 01351
(413) 367-2477

  • John Williams, Supervisor

Sandwich Fish Hatchery

164 Rte 6A, Sandwich 02563
(508) 888-0008

  • Adam Davis, Acting Supervisor


251 Causeway Street, Ste. 400, Boston, 02114
(617) 626-1500

  • Mary Griffin, Commissioner

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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