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Tidewater Trader October 20, 2021 Page 40 DEER Region B: Includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s, Somerset, Talbot, the eastern portion of Washington County, Zone 1), Wicomico and Worcester Counties. TOTAL Antlered Bag Limit is 2 total for all seasons combined, no more than 1 in any weapon season, and a third antlered white-tailed deer may be taken only in Region B as a bonus antlered deer. TOTAL Antlerless Bag Limit is 15 for Archery season, 10 for Muzzleloader season and 10 for Firearms season. ARCHERY September 10-October 20 • October 24* • October 25*-November 26 December 13-17 • January 2 • January 3*-6 • January 10-31* February 1-3 Primitive Deer Hunt Days ‡ MUZZLELOADER October 21-23 (antlered & antlerless) October 25-30 (antlerless) December 18-January 1 (antlered & antlerless) February 1-3 Primitive Deer Hunt Days ‡ SHOTGUN November 27-December 11 • January 7-9 (Region B only) JUNIOR DEER HUNT DAYS - Saturday & Sunday, November 13/14 † , 2021 2 White-tailed Deer total for all seasons combined, no more than 1 in any weapon season; a third antlered white tailed deer may be taken only in Region B with the bonus antlered deer stamp but not during the Oct. 21-23, 2021 Muzzleloader season. † Sunday Junior Deer Hunt Day is open on November 14, 2021 on private lands only in Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s, Somerset, Talbot, Washington (Regions A & B), Wicomico and Worcester Counties. Deer taken by junior hunters during the Junior Hunt Days do not count towards the regular Archery, Muzzleloader, or Firearm season bag limits. ‡ Hunters may only use long bows, recurve bows, or flintlock and sidelock percussion muzzleloaders during these days. * Visit http://dnr.maryland.gov/huntersguide/Documents/Hunting_Seasons_Calendar.pdf for hunting details. YOUTH, VETERAN AND MILITARY WATERFOWL HUNTING DAYS Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 AND Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 *** *** For 1 AP Canada Goose, 2 Brant, 25 Light Geese, 6 Ducks, and 15 Coots WILD TURKEY, WINTER SEASON January 20-22 * , Statewide (1 per fall and winter season combined, either sex) WILD TURKEY, SPRING SEASON Junior Hunt April 16/17 * , 2022 Apr 18-May 23 (daily bag limit 1 bearded turkey; possession limit of 2 bearded turkeys per season) * Visit http://dnr.maryland.gov/huntersguide/Documents/ Hunting_Seasons_Calendar.pdf for Sunday hunting details SEPTEMBER TEAL SEASON September 16-30 • (daily bag limit 6 Teal (blue-winged and green-winged teal), possession limit 18) LIGHT GOOSE (Greater and Lesser Snow Geese and Ross’s geese) October 1-November 26 • December 13-January 31, Feb. 5 (daily bag limit 25, no possession limit) ATLANTIC POPULATION CANADA GOOSE (MIGRANT) December 17-January 1 • January 13-31 (daily bag limit 1 bird, possession limit 3 birds) LIGHT GOOSE CONSERVATION ORDER SEASON November 29-December 11 • February 1-4 • February 7-April 15 (no daily bag limit or possession limit) BRANT SEASON November 17-26 • December 15-January 31 (daily bag limit 2 per day, possession limit 6) REGULAR DUCK SEASON (Except Black Duck) INCLUDING COOTS EASTERN DUCK ZONE October 16-23 • November 13-26 • December 15-January 31 - See Duck Daily Bag Limit BLACK DUCK SEASON November 13-26 • December 15-January 31 ( daily bag limit 2 black ducks) SEA DUCK SEASON (In the Special Sea Duck Zone - Black Scoters, Common and King Eiders, Long-Tailed Ducks, Surf Scoters and White-winged Scoters) October 30-January 7 (daily limit 5 birds - no more than 4 eiders, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 scoters) Official shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset for the following, unless otherwise noted. Possession limit is twice the daily bag limit, unless otherwise noted. All dates are inclusive. Official shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset for all waterfowl hunting, unless otherwise noted. Possession limit is twice the daily bag limit except for snow geese. All dates are inclusive. 2021-2022 Hunting Seasons MOURNING DOVES September 1-October 16 * (*shooting hours 12noon-sunset) October 23-Nov. 26 • December 17-January 8 (daily bag limit 15 birds, possesion limit 45 birds) SPECIAL EARLY RESIDENT CANADA GOOSE - EASTERN ZONE September 1-15 (daily bag limit 8 per day) (**shooting hours (1/2) hour before sunrise to (1/2) hour after sunset) SQUIRREL - RED OR PINEY September 4-February 28 (no limit) PHEASANT November 6-February 28 (daily limit 2) MUSKRAT & MINK (trapping only) December 15-March 15 (no limit) FOX (Red and Gray) Firearms, Archery, Airgun and Trapping Nov. 15-Feb. 15 (no limit) EASTERN COTTONTAIL RABBIT November 6-February 28 (daily limit 4) QUAIL Nov 6-February 15 (daily limit 6) COYOTE Firearms, Archery and Airgun Year-Round in all counties Day and Night, No limit Trapping November 15-February 15 (no limit) SQUIRREL - GRAY & EASTERN FOX September 4-February 2 8 (daily bag limit 6) Duck Daily Bag Limit For regular duck season: 6 ducks, no more than: 2 mallards (only 1 can be a hen), 3 wood ducks, 2 black ducks (Black Duck Season only), 2 canvasbacks, 2 hooded mergansers, 1 pintail, 2 redheads, 1 scaup per day (2 per day from January 8-31), 1 fulvous tree duck, 1 mottled duck, 5 sea ducks (no more than 4 scoters, 4 longtailed ducks or 4 eiders). All other species of ducks may be taken up to the six duck limit. There is no open season for harlequin ducks. The possession limit is three times the daily bag limit. • Shooting hours for all duck and coot seasons are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.Inadditiontotheduckbaglimit hunters may take 15 coots per day. 2022-2023 Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest Deadline November 5 th Artists are invited to submit their original works for the annual Maryland Migra- tory Game Bird Stamp contest, which is open to residents and nonresidents un- til November 5 th . The winning entry will appear on the 2022- 2023 Migratory Game Bird Stamp required to hunt migra- tory game birds in Maryland. Each contestant may submit up to three entries with a fee structure of: $15 for one entry, $20 for two and $30 for three. Proceeds help fund game bird and waterfowl research and projects. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will judge the entries during the annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton on November 13 th at 2pm. At- tendance is not required to receive the prize and will be subject to COVID-19 safety precautions that may be required by the venue, local ordinance, and/or Maryland Department of Health guidelines. All entries must be original works, neither copied nor duplicated from any previ- ously published paintings, drawings, prints or photographs. To enter, contes- tants must mail their designs with required fees and forms to be received by November 5 th . Complete contest rules and entry forms are available on the DNR website www.news.maryland.gov/dnr. Al l artwork should be sent to Chris Markin, 828 B Airpax Road, Suite 500, Cambridge, MD 21613. Questions about the contest can be emailed to christopher.markin@maryland.gov. Scott Calpino’s rendering of a hen and a drake red- head won Maryland’s 2021-2022 migratory game bird stamp contest. Wednesday, October 20th Full Moon The observance of all Jewish holidays begins at sundown the previous day. OCTOBER 2021 Dates to Remember 10 Clergy Appreciation Day (Sun.) 11 Columbus Day (Mon.) 16 Boss’ Day (Sat.) 16 Sweetest Day (Sat.) 24 United Nations Day (Sun.) 31 Halloween (Sun.) Fri, Oct. 29th 7pm - Free Outdoor Movie “Casper” at Rock Hall Bulkhead, corner of Caroline & Bayside Aves., Rock Hall; Free popcorn and glow sticks; Bring your own chairs; Sponsored by Rock Hall Parks & Rec.;410-639-7611; www.rockhallmd.com. Sat, Oct. 30th 8am-2pm - Mid Shore Household Hazardous Waste drop off day at former Hobbs Road Landfill, 26375 Hobbs Rd., Denton; Rain or shine; Limited to residents of Caroline, Kent, QA’s, & Tal- bot Co.; No businesses; Face masks re- quired and social distancing required; Call 443-685-4073. Sat, Oct. 30th 10am - Halloween Parade starts at Dixon Valve and travels down High Street in downtown Chestertown; Cash prizes; Sign ups begin 8:30am; Rain date Oct. 31st; www.chestertownlions.org. Mon, Nov. 1st 4pm - Deadline to submit grant proposals from nonprofit organiza- tions addressing the needs of women and girls in Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot counties; Awards announced April 2022; Details at www. womenandgirlsfund.org; Fo r more informa- tion call 410-770-8347. Mon, Nov. 1st 7:30pm - Live Playwrights’ Society at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org. Mon, Nov. 2nd 7pm - Town of Galena Town Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com. Fri, Nov. 5th 5pm-7pm - First Friday Cel- ebration in Downtown Chestertown; Ex- tended shopping hours; For details visit www.downtownchestertown.org. Fri’s-Sun’s, Nov. 5th-21st - “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” mu- sical comedy at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; Call 410-556-6003; For more infor- mation visit www.churchhilltheatre.org. Fri, Nov. 5th 7pm - Learn to Indigo Dye with Chestertown RiverArts at Arts Alive, 200 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-6300; www.chestertownriverarts.org. Sat, Nov. 6th 8pm - Karen Somerville at The Mainstay, 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; $20/ticket online, $25/ticket at door; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org. Sat, Nov. 6th 12pm-4pm - Kent Brewfest at Memorial Plaza, downtown Chester- town; Music, craft beer, food; $35/tick- et; Presented by Kent County Chamber of Commerce with major support from Eastern Shore Tents and Events; Visit www.kentbrewfest.com. Sat & Sun, Nov. 6th & 7th - 39th Annual Gun Show at Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Rt. 50, Easton; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; $8 admission; Presented by Eastern Shore Arms Collec- tors; eastongunshow@gmail.com. Sat, Nov. 6th 7:30pm - Virtual Event with Marlon Saunders; Kent Cultural Alliance; Call 410-778-3700; www.kentculture.org. Sun, Nov. 7th 10am-2pm - Galena Lions Club Car Show at Massey Aerodrome, 33541MarylandLineRd.,Massey;Raindate Nov. 14th; Free admission; 410-708-4889; www.masseyaero.org. Mon, Nov. 8th 7:30pm - Eric Plewinski Per- cussion Concert at Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Washington College, Washington Ave., Ches- tertown; $20/adult, $15/non-WC student & senior; 410-778-7839; www.washcoll.edu. Wed’s, Nov. 10th-Dec. 8th 7pm-8pm - Be- ginner Rumba at QAC Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville; No class Nov. 24th; No dance experience or partner needed; $50/non-member, $45/ member includes 4 weeks of classes; No masks required for fully vaccinated people with proof of vaccination; To register, call 410-758-2520; Details are available online at www.queenannescountyarts.com. Sat, Nov. 13th 8pm - Frank Vignola and Vinnie Raniolo at The Mainstay, 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; $30/ticket online, $35/ticket at door; Call 410-639-9133; For details visit www.mainstayrockhall.org. Sat, Nov. 13th 3pm-6pm - Chicken & Dumpling Dinner at Millington Vol. Fire Co.; Carry out only; $12/dinner, $6/pint of chicken salad; Line up for ticket sales at former Millington Elementary School, 172 Sassafras St. and proceed to curbside pickup at Firehouse, 185 Sassafras St.; Benefits MVFC. Sun, Nov. 14th 10am-1pm - Paperchase at Mount Harmon Plantation, 600 Mount Har- mon Rd., Earleville; $30/advance, $35/day of, $10/guests; Call 410-275-8819; Visit www.mountharmon.org.