Massachusetts

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Government Lands: 15%

1,019,868 acres

Private Lands: 85%

5,734,933 acres

Massachusetts

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Archery Stamp

Required to hunt deer with archery equipment.

Resident: $5.10 | Nonresident: $5.10

Primitive Firearms Stamp

Required to hunt deer with primitive weapons.

Resident: $5.10 | Nonresident: $5.10

Antlerless Deer Permit

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Bear

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Bear Permit

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Turkey

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Turkey Permit

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Coyote

Season bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all non residents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all non residents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all non residents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

MA Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all non residents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

MA Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for non residents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all nonresidents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

REquired for nonresidnets to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all nonresidents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear.

Nonresident: $65.50

Hunt License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $37.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for nonresidnets to hunt deer, turkey, bear, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Wildlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game Hunting License

Required by all nonresidents to hunt all game except deer, turkey, and bear

Nonresident: $65.50

Hunting License

Needed as a resident to hunt all game species.

Resident: $27.50

Big Game Hunting License

Required for nonresidents to hunt deer, bear, turkey, and all other game species.

Nonresident: $99.50

Widlands Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5