We set out to create the most simplified guide to Rhode Island hunting seasons for 2022-2023.
Want to find out season dates, learn about regulations and bag limits, understand license requirements, and get access helpful links?
Then you’ll love the info outlined in today’s guide. Let’s dive right in.
Rhode Island, while small, has a lot of hunting opportunities. The state has coastal shrublands, forestlands, and grasslands. Hunting opportunities include Whitetail deer, waterfowl, small game, and upland bird hunting.
Fall Archery: October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Spring Gobbler: April 28, 2022 - May 22, 2022
See the map below for a breakdown of RI's hunting zones:
Zone 1 bag limit: 3 Antlerless Deer
Zone 2 bag limit: 2 Antlerless Deer
Zone 3 bag limit: 2 Antlerless Deer
Zone 4 bag limit: Unlimited Antlerless Deer
Statewide bag limit: 2 Antlered Deer, (Zone 3: no more than 1 Antlered Deer)
Antlerless deer definition: has no antlers or antlers that are less than 3 inches.
Hunters must wear orange - yes, archers too.
Official State Site: http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/managementservices/licenses/hunting-licenses.php