Deer Hunting Information

Bow hunting only is permitted by permit only.
Bow hunting dates are October 7. 2019- December 31, 2019.  There is no hunting allowed on Sundays.
All bow hunters must pass an accuracy test and safety course prior to receiving their permit.
Only properties listed are allowed to be hunted and these trailheads have signage posted.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to 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  
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

AVIS

Mass Wildlife

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Andover Trails

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