Depending on the game, hunting seasons begin and end at different times. Check the latest state Hunting and Trapping Guide, available in the town clerk’s office or online at
Bowhunting deer seasons are from Sept. 15 to Nov. 14, and Dec. 20-30 on state land; Sept. 15 to Dec. 31 at state bowhunting-only areas; and Sept. 15 to Jan. 31 (except Dec. 31-Jan.1) on private land. The shotgun-rifle season for deer on private land is Nov. 15-Dec. 5. For landowners it is Nov. 1-Dec. 30.
The spring turkey season is May 3-27. Fall turkey bowhunting season is Sept. 15 to Nov. 14 and Dec. 20-30. The firearms season is Oct. 7-31.
Hunting on Sunday is prohibited in Connecticut.