Megunticook Lake and Norton Pond are closed to the early hunting season on geese and are not open for youth waterfowl day Saturday, Sept. 18.

Megunticook Lake and Norton Pond — and their surrounding lands — are located in the Megunticook Lake and Vicinity Sanctuary that is closed to hunting April 1 through Sept. 30,  said Ken Bailey, VillageSoup Outdoor Editor.

Both waters reopen to regular season hunting from Oct. 1 through March 31.

The sanctuary is listed on page 34 of the 2009-2011 hunting law book.

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