Outdoors notes -- Oct. 28


In SeasonBig game
  • White-tailed deer may be hunted with archery equipment through Dec. 31. The bag limit is one deer per season, two with special permit.
  • Black bears may be hunted with archery equipment through Nov. 17. The bag limit is one bear per season, two in selected counties.
  • Wild boar may be hunted with archery equipment through Dec. 31. The bag limit is one boar per season.
  • Small game
  • Wild turkeys may be hunted through Nov. 17 in selected counties. The bag limit is one turkey of either sex a season.
  • Raccoons may be hunted through Feb. 28. There is no bag limit.
  • Squirrels may be hunted through Jan. 31. The bag limit is six squirrels a day.
  • Upland birds
  • Ruffed grouse may be hunted through Feb. 28. The bag limit is five grouse a day.
  • Mourning doves may be hunted through Nov. 10. The bag limit is 15 doves a day.
  • Woodcock may be hunted through Nov. 26. The bag limit is three woodcock a day.
  • Waterfowl
  • Canada geese may be hunted until Oct. 27. The bag limit is five geese a day.
  • CalendarMonday
  • West Virginia's fall turkey season will resume, one-half hour before sunrise.
  • Nov. 3
  • West Virginia's hunting seasons for bobwhite quail, cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, ring-necked pheasant, fox and bobcat will open, one-half hour before sunrise.
  • West Virginia's hunting season for sora and Virginia rails will end at sunset.
  • Nov. 10
  • The second segment of West Virginia's three-part season for mourning doves will end at sunset.
  • Nov. 19
  • West Virginia's firearm season for buck deer will begin, one-half hour before sunrise.
  • West Virginia's early firearm bear season will begin, one-half hour before sunrise, in selected counties.
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