Canton is divided into areas that are classified as either closed or restricted for hunting. In areas designated as closed, hunting is prohibited. (See hunting restriction map above.) This includes the entire eastern side of
- Hunting with a shotgun
- Hunting with a rimfire rifle or handgun, .22 caliber or smaller
- Hunting with a conventional (smokeless powder) handgun single- or multiple-shot using a straight walled cartridge only
- Hunting with a
muzzle loadingrifle, shotgun, or black powder handgun
- Discharge of a firearm for target shooting while using a recognizable target
The Canton Police Department will strictly enforce all state and local hunting ordinances for the 2016 to 2017 hunting season.