Parts of Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge are open for archery white-tailed deer and waterfowl hunting. Every year by July 1st people interested in hunting on the refuge can go online to http://easternmapermits.com to apply for the upcoming hunt seasons. The application season is open for one month for lottery hunts and two months for non-lottery hunts.
All youth hunters (12-17 years old) are exempt from the lottery process and feeds. All active military, seniors (62 years plus) and anyone who is permanently disabled receive at 50% discount on permit fees. Full details of the fee structure are found on the application link above.
We will be open for the MA Youth Hunt on Oct 1st 2016.
Hunt regulations brochure (pdf)
GRM Hunt Notice 2016-17(pdf)
For more information from MassWildlife, visit the following:
2016-17 MassWildlife Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Seasons
2016-17 MassWildlife Migratory Bird Regulations