Several hunting opportunities are available at the refuge such as white-tailed deer, small game, waterfowl and turkey. Starting on July 1st people interested in hunting on the refuge can go online to http://easternmapermits.com to apply for the upcoming seasons. The application season is open for one month for lottery hunts and two months for non-lottery hunts. All youth (12 - 17 yrs old) are exempt from the lottery process and all fees. All active military, seniors (62 yrs plus) and anyone who is permanently disabled receive a 50% discount on permit fees. Full details are found on the application link above.
Download the hunt regulations brochure (pdf)
OXB Hunt Notice 2014 (pdf)
For more information from MassWildlife, visit the following:
2014 MassWildlife Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Seasons
2014-15 MassWildlife Migratory Bird Regulations