Shotgun Season Starts Today

BARNSTABLE – Shotgun season for deer in the state got underway this morning and will run through December 13th.

Anyone entering or near wooded areas is advised to wear bright colors, preferably blaze orange and especially at dawn and dusk.

The archery season will end Saturday and the primitive firearms season runs from December 15th to New Year’s Eve.

Hunters are reminded that hunting is prohibited within 500 feet of an occupied building and within 150 feet of paved roadways.

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Hunters are also required to wear at least 500 square inches of blaze orange.