Gene Chague is a longtime sportsman and editor of The Eagle's Berkshire Woods and Waters outdoors column.

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A youth hunter walks in a meadow.

Last week’s column dealt with a report Department of Fish and Wildlife Moose and Deer Biologist Martin Freehan made at the June 22 meeting of the Fish and Wildlife Board. In addition to the amendment to the Antlerless Deer Permit allocations, he reported the following:

He and other staff continue to work with communities to open more private and municipal lands for hunting, particularly of deer.


Gene Chague can be reached at or 413-637-1818.