The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the archery hunting season for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 8 and ends Jan. 31, 2024. Archers may also use vertical longbows and vertical recurve bows Feb. 1-3, 2024 during the second annual Primitive Deer Hunt Days. “Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Maryland and archery season is a great reason for many to get outside,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Acting Director Karina Stonesifer said. “The season provides our hunters with the first of many opportunities to contribute to the management of our state’s deer population.” For the 2023-24 deer season, the statewide bag limit for white-tailed bucks is two deer (no more than one per weapon season). Hunters have the option to take one additional bonus buck in Region B (the state’s central, southern, and eastern regions) after purchasing a Bonus Antlered Deer Stamp. The antlerless archery deer bag limits differ between deer management regions. In Region A, comprising Western Maryland, no more than one antlerless deer may be harvested during the regular archery season. An additional antlerless deer may be harvested in Region A during the Primitive Deer Hunt Days. In Region B, the antlerless archery limit is 15, except for […]
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