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Welcome to 2023-24 Maryland Hunting
New Hunting Opportunities and Regulations for 2023–2024
The Chronic Wasting Disease Management Area now includes all of Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, and Washington counties. See
Chronic Wasting Disease. Additional Sunday hunting opportunities have been added in Wicomico and Worcester Counties.
The safety zone for archery hunting is now 50 yards in Wicomico and Worcester Counties. See
Hunting Regulations. The apprentice license may now be purchased multiple times for anyone age 16 and under. See
Hunting Licenses. Many prices and fees have increased for hunting licenses, stamps and permits. See
Hunting Licenses. There is a new Sika deer stamp.
Trappers must now include their DNRid number on traps and snares in some situations. See
Furbearer Hunting & Trapping. The safety zone for anyone using archery equipment in Howard County while operating under the authority of a Deer Management Permit or participating in a Managed Hunt Program administered by the County is now 50 yards. See