2020 Bow Hunting Seasons

Turkey Season: April 27 through May 23
Deer Season: October 5 through December 12**
Note: Hunting is not permitted on Sundays in either season.

**Bow hunters with a state issued "primitive firearms stamp" may also hunt deer from December 14 through December 31.

2020 Deer Season

The Conservation Commission is proceeding with the 2020 Deer Season as planned and in accordance with all state and local regulations. This season, eight permits will be available via a lottery drawing. Interested hunters must submit a completed application by 4:30pm on Thursday, August 27, 2020. The 2020 Deer Season application is posted below. Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the process for submitting completed applications has been modified (see below).

How to Submit a Completed Application
1. Paper copies, including all attachments, may be mailed to Town Hall (210 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043) OR hand delivered to the drop box at the end of the half-circle driveway in front of Town Hall. In both cases, the envelope should be addressed to the Town Clerk and include the following note "Attn: Bow Hunting Application."


2. Electronic copies, including all attachments, may be e-mailed to the Town Clerk AND Loni Fournier ( and Please include "Bow Hunting Application" in the subject line.

Hunters who receive permits will be expected to practice social distancing while hunting and wear masks or cloth face coverings when unable to maintain a distance of approximately six feet from other people. Please also refer to the general Guidelines for Hingham Conservation Areas during this time.

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