Youth Deer Hunt
Per MA Deer Hunting Schedule for 2017
YOUTH DEER HUNT: The Youth Deer Hunt date is Sept. 30, 2017. Youth aged 12–17 may participate; permit required, see Minors on page 12 for licensing requirements. Youth Deer Hunt Permits are free and available only at MassWildlife offices and sporting license vendors; permits not available online. Permits are available beginning August 1. The Youth Deer Hunt Permit with its accompanying tag is valid only for the day of the Youth Deer Hunt and cannot be used during any other deer hunting seasons. Shotgun, muzzleloader, or bow and arrow may be used. When a minor is accompanied by an adult, only one hunting implement between them is permitted. Accompanying adults may not use any hunting implements. Bag Limit: One antlered deer statewide OR one antlerless deer in the Wildlife Management Zone (s) specified on the Permit. All youth hunters and any accompanying adults must wear at least 500 square inches of blaze orange on the chest, back, and head. All harvest reporting requirements apply.