Moultrie Feeder Laws

State Deer Feeder Laws

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IMPORTANT

Moultrie Feeders is not responsible for any inaccurate information you receive on our website regarding state feeding regulations. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date and reliable but many state laws change and amend without our knowledge. Always double check your state and specific county feeding laws on the provided state website address. Many states claim that feeding is legal, this statement may still prohibit the use of automatic or demand feeders. This disclaimer is the same when using Moultrie’s scent dispenser. Please refer to your state’s laws regarding the use of scents and scent dispensers.

Alabama Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

Feed must be removed 10 prior to season

State Website:

http://www.outdooralabama.com/hunting

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

334-242-3465

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Alaska Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.adfg.alaska.gov

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

907-465-4190

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Arizona Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.gf.state.az.us

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

602-942-3000

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California Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

916-445-0411

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Colorado Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/hunt.aspx

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

303-297-1192

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Connecticut Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

Comments:

*Only in zones 11 and 12 and only on private land

State Website:

http://www.ct.gov/dep

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

860-424-3000

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Delaware Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Only on private land

State Website:

http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

302-739-9910

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Florida Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Legal to feed deer with corn or grain, but must be established at least 6 months prior to taking of game in the proximity.

State Website:

http://myfwc.com/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

850-488-4676

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Georgia Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Feed must be completely removed 10 days before the season opens or be confined to areas greater than 300 yards from hunting and not in sight of hunters at any distance. See website for restricted areas.

State Website:

http://georgiawildlife.com/hunting/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

770-761-3045

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Idaho Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Prohibited in Eastern Idaho Big Game Private Feeding Prohibition Zone, including the counties of Clark, Fremont, Teton, Madison, Jefferson, Bonneville, Caribou and Bear Lake.

State Website:

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

208-334-3700

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Illinois Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

www.dnr.illinois.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

217-782-6302

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Indiana Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*All bait must be removed a minimum of 10 days prior to hunting.

State Website:

http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

317-232-4010

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Iowa Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Remove feed 30 days before season starts. If you use a mineral block that seeps into the soil, that area becomes a no-hunting area.

State Website:

http://www.iowdnr.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

515-281-5918

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Kansas Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Fireman Season:

December 3-December 14

Archery Hunting Season:

September 22-December 31

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

620-672-5911

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Kentucky Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

800-858-1549

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Louisiana Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.wlf.la.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

225-765-2800

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Maine Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feeding deer is not illegal, but is strongly discouraged.

State Website:

http://www.state.me.us/ifw/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

207-287-8000

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Maryland Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Legal on private land only. In Harvest Management Unit 233 feeding, even on private land is prohibited.

State Website:

http://www.state.me.us/ifw/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

410-260-8367

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Massachusetts Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.mass.gov/portal/transportation-recreation/hunting-and-fishing/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

508-389-6300

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Michigan Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Limited zones

State Website:

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

517-373-1263

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Minnesota Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Additional restrictions apply in disease management units.

State Website:

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

651-296-6157

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Mississippi Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feed type & hunting distance restrictions apply. Please refer to website for more details.

State Website:

http://www.mdwfp.com/wildlife-hunting/deer-program.aspx

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

601-432-2400

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Missouri Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*All bait must be removed a minimum of 10 days prior to hunting.

State Website:

http://www.mdc.mo.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

660-827-8962

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Montana Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://fwp.mt.gov

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

406-444-2535

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Nebraska Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Firearm Hunting Season:

November 15-November 23

Archery Hunting Season:

September 15-December 31

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

402-471-0641

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Nevada Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.ndow.org/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

775-688-1500

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New Hampshire Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feeding deer is not illegal, but strongly discouraged.

State Website:

http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

603-271-3211

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New Jersey Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*If bears are known to frequent the area, feeding is illegal in that area.

State Website:

http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

609-292-2965

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New Mexico Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*It is encouraged that all feed should be removed 10 days prior to hunting the area.

State Website:

http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

505-476-8000

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New York Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.dec.ny.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

518-402-8013

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North Carolina Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Legal on private land only.

State Website:

http://www.ncwildlife.org/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

919-707-0391

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North Dakota Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Illegal in areas designated in CWD proclamation or management land.

State Website:

http://www.gf.nd.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

701-328-6300

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Ohio Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Firearm Hunting Season:

December 1-December 21

Archery Hunting Season:

September 27-February 1

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Default.aspx

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

614-265-6300

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Oklahoma Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Legal on private land only.

State Website:

http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

405-521-2739

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Oregon Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Firearm Hunting Season:

October 4-November 28

Archery Hunting Season:

August 30-September 28

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.dfw.state.or.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

503-947-6000

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Pennsylvania Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feed must be removed 30 days prior to season.

State Website:

http://www.pgc.state.pa.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

717-787-4250

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Rhode Island Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

No

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/bnatres/fishwild/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

401-222-6800

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South Carolina Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Limited zones. Games Zones 1 & 2 illegal to bait deer, it is legal to feed deer in these zones in the off-season, but feed must be removed 10 days prior to season if the land is to be hunted. Game Zones 3-6 on private land only, legal to hunt over feed.

State Website:

http://www.dnr.sc.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

803-734-3886

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South Dakota Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://www.gfp.sd.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

605-773-3387

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Tennessee Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feed must be removed 10 prior to season. All feeders must be disabled if left in the field.

State Website:

http://www.state.tn.us/twra/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

615-781-6500

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Texas Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

512-389-4800

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Utah Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

801-538-4700

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Vermont Feeder Laws

Vermont is not on Site

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Virginia Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

Comments:

*Feeding is banned during the open deer season.

State Website:

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

804-367-1000

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Washington Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes

State Website:

http://www.wdfw.wa.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

360-902-2200

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West Virginia Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*Except in wildlife management areas.

State Website:

http://www.wvdnr.gov/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

304-558-2771

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Wisconsin Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes*

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

Yes*

Comments:

*No feeders allowed. Check website for restricted areas.

State Website:

http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/deer.html

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

608-366-2621

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Wyoming Feeder Laws

Species:

Deer

Legal to Supplement Feed Wildlife during the year?

Yes

Legal to  Hunt with the aid of Supplemental Feed?

No

State Website:

http://gf.state.wy.us/

Game & Fish Departmental Telephone Number:

307-777-4600

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