Legal Shooting Hours for Hunting in Rhode Island

Small Game Hunting

  • Hours: From sunrise until sunset.

Deer Hunting

  • Hours: Begins 1/2 hour before sunrise and extends until 1/2 hour after sunset.

Coyote Hunting

  • Hours: Allowed from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Raccoon Hunting

  • Hours: Starts at 6:00 PM on October 1st and continues until 11:59 PM on the last day of February.

Waterfowl Hunting

  • Hours: Permissible from 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset.

Canada Goose (September Season)

  • Hours: Hunting is legal from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Spring Turkey Hunting

  • Hours: Allowed from 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1:00 PM.

Fall Turkey Hunting

  • Hours: Legal hunting hours are from 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset.

Dove Hunting

  • Hours: Permitted from 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset.

Woodcock, Snipe & Rails Hunting

  • Hours: Hunting is allowed from 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset.

Crow Hunting

  • Hours: Legal from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Sunrise and Sunset Times for Hunting in Rhode Island

August

  • Sunrise: Begins at 5:39 AM on the 1st, gradually getting later to 6:10 AM by the 31st.
  • Sunset: Starts at 8:03 PM on the 1st, progressively getting earlier to 7:21 PM by the 31st.

September

  • Sunrise: Changes from 6:11 AM on the 1st to 6:41 AM on the 30th.
  • Sunset: Moves from 7:19 PM on the 1st to 6:29 PM on the 30th.

October

  • Sunrise: Shifts from 6:42 AM on the 1st to 7:16 AM on the 31st.
  • Sunset: Adjusts from 6:27 PM on the 1st to 5:41 PM on the 31st.

November

  • Sunrise: Varies from 7:17 AM on the 1st to 6:52 AM on the 30th.
  • Sunset: Alters from 5:40 PM on the 1st to 4:24 PM on the 30th.

December

  • Sunrise: Ranges from 6:53 AM on the 1st to 7:12 AM on the 31st.
  • Sunset: Changes from 4:15 PM on the 1st to 4:24 PM on the 31st.

January

  • Sunrise: Goes from 7:13 AM on the 1st to 6:59 AM on the 31st.
  • Sunset: Modifies from 4:25 PM on the 1st to 4:59 PM on the 31st.

February

  • Sunrise: Transitions from 6:58 AM on the 1st to 6:29 AM on the 28th.
  • Sunset: Shifts from 5:00 PM on the 1st to 5:42 PM on the 28th.

March

  • Sunrise: Changes from 6:19 AM on the 1st to 6:30 AM on the 31st.
  • Sunset: Moves from 5:36 PM on the 1st to 7:09 PM on the 31st.

April

  • Sunrise: Alters from 6:27 AM on the 1st to 5:41 AM on the 30th.
  • Sunset: Adjusts from 7:11 PM on the 1st to 8:13 PM on the 30th.

May

  • Sunrise: Ranges from 5:41 AM on the 1st to 5:13 AM on the 31st.
  • Sunset: Modifies from 7:44 PM on the 1st to 8:13 PM on the 31st.

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