Deer Hunting Information

The 2020 Deer Hunt Application are now closed

The random lottery for non-resident applicants is scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:00am at Community Planning and Development, all are welcome to attend.

The program accepts a total of up to 80 hunters.  A random lottery is conducted for MA non-resident applicants.  If there are not enough non-resident MA applicants, applicants from other states will be added to the lottery.

Once the lottery is completed, all hunters will be notified via email with further instruction.  If you do not receive an email, you were not chosen.
 If you have any questions please contact the Conservation office at (978) 623-8630.

Town of Andover Deer Management Areas

Reservation Map Notes
Bald Hill / Wood Hill Reservation & Haggett's Pond PDF

Bellevue Reservation PDF Portable stands only (none to be left unattended)
Fish Brook North Reservation PDF Also known as Fish Brook North - Bolian Reservation
Foster's Island Reservation PDF  
Fosters Pond PDF Hunting not allowed on the adjacent Fosters Pond Association land or the AVIS Goldsmith Reservation
Jenkins Quarry Reservation PDF Resident-only hunting, portable stands only (none to be left unattended)
Lightning Tree Reservation PDF Off South Street in Tewksbury, around the solar farm
Pole Hill Reservation PDF Resident - only hunting.
Pustell Reservation PDF Resident-only hunting, portable stands only (none to be left unattended)
Retelle Reservation PDF Also known as Al Retelle/Brundrette Reservation - Shelakis Farm
Serio's Grove Reservation PDF Resident-only hunting, weekdays only, portable stands only (none to be left unattended)
Virginia Hammond Reservation PDF  

Avis Land Deer Management Areas

Hunting on AVIS Land By Permit Only From the Andover Conservation Commission.
Reservation Map Notes
Behrakis Reservation   Adjacent to Spalding Reservation
Deer Jump Reservation Link -Between Launching Road and Fish Brook and only directly next to the Spaulding Reservation
-Tewskbury End Bordering The Behrakis and Spalding Reservations only.
Hammond Reservation Link Portable stands only (none to be left unattended)
Harold Rafton Reservation Link Must be 1000' away from the school building. Creek Bed is the boundary.
Nat Smith Reservation Link  
Peggy Keck Reservation Link  
Sanborn Reservation Link  
Skug River Reservation Link  
Spalding Reservation Link  
Wilkinson Reservation Link  Resident-only hunting, portable stands only (none to be left unattended).

Deer Hunt Proposal Presentation to the Board of Selectman

October 4, 2010 (Presentation Begins at 45 Minutes)

Presented by Hunter, Bob Dalton and the State Deer Biologist, Sonja Christiansen

Additional Resources

Andover Village Improvement Society


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