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Maryland's Gun Deer Hunting Season Reopens January 8

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Hunters hoping to bag a deer will have another chance in early January.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources said the January gun deer hunting season will run from January 8-9 in all but Allegany, Garrett and the western half of Washington counties. It will continue on January 10 but only in the following areas:

  • Calvert County (private land only)
  • Caroline County (private land only)
  • Carroll County (private land only)
  • Cecil County (private and designated public land)
  • Charles County (private land only)
  • Dorchester County (private land only)
  • Frederick County (private land only)
  • Harford County (private land only)
  • Kent County (private land only)
  • Montgomery County (private land only)
  • Queen Anne's County (private land only)
  • Somerset County (private land only)
  • St. Mary's County (private and designated public land)
  • Washington County, zone 1 (private land only)
  • Worcester County (private land only)

Hunters are required to wear bright orange or pink, the DNR said.

READ: 2020-2021 Maryland Guide to Hunting and Trapping

In addition, they should practice social distancing and other steps to avoid spreading COVID-19.

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