Everything you need to know about getting a license and paying fees can be found here. The 2013 Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife publication is now available. Our Law about Hunting and Fishing provides the laws, regulations and other legal information. Fines for violations of fishing or hunting laws range from $50- $5,000.
Some reading on hunting and fishing topics at the Trial Court Law Libraries includes: The Little Book of Hunting and Fishing, The Traveler's Gun and Knife Law Book, and Wetlands, Buffer Zones and Riverfront Areas : Wildlife Habitat and Endangered Species.