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Deer Management Program – Controlled Bow Hunt


The Town of Redding’s Deer Management Program is authorized by the Conservation Commission and administered by the Office of the First Selectman.

The Deer Management Program takes place on select Town owned open space, using permitted bow-hunters, during the State of Connecticut’s authorized bow hunting season for Zone 11 (Sept. 15, 2017- Jan. 31, 2018).

Please read through the Hunt Participant rules before completing an application to participate. (options: to actively fill and send directly or use a printed version).

The office also requires that you make a copy both your driver’s license and hunting license.

If your application to participate in the hunt is accepted, you will be notified via email along with instructions to pick up your permit for the Redding bow hunt.

Return completed forms via fax to 203-938-8816 or via email to:
You may also mail your forms or bring them in person to:

Office of the First Selectman
100 Hill Road, PO Box 1028
Redding, CT 06875

Forms For Controlled Hunt

2017.18 Hunting.Trapping Guide image

Download a copy of the 2017 Hunting and Trapping Guide.

Open Space open to Controlled Bow Hunt by Town of Redding Permit Only  Acres
Saugatuck Falls Natural Area  318
Stormfield  160
 Limekiln Natural Area  127
 Granskog Natural Area  117
 Little River Preserve  101
 The Rock Lot  100
 Gallows Hill Natural Area  73
 Couch Hill Preserve  71
 Turkington Falls  65
 John W. Sanford Farm  58
 General Parsons Preserve  53
 Dayton Road Tract  52
 Garnet Ridge Preserve  40
 Town Garage/Landfill

Upcoming Events

Mon 26

Board of Finance

March 26 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Hearing Room
100 Hill Road
Mon 26
Tue 27

Democratic Town Committee Ad Hoc Committee

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm