Outdoors notes -- Nov. 11


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.
  • Cottontail rabbits may be hunted through Feb. 28. The bag limit is five rabbits a day.
  • Snowshoe hares may be hunted through Feb. 28. The bag limit is two hares a day.
  • 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.
  • Woodcock may be hunted through Nov. 26. The bag limit is three woodcock a day.
  • Ring-necked pheasants may be hunted through Jan. 5. The bag limit is two pheasants a day.
  • Bobwhite quail may be hunted through Jan. 5. The bag limit is three quail a day.
  • Varmints
  • Red or gray foxes may be hunted through Feb. 28. There is no bag limit.
  • Bobcats may be hunted through Feb. 28. The bag limit is three bobcats a season.
  • Coyotes may be hunted during daylight hours year-round. There is no bag limit.
  • Calendar
    Monday
  • The Almost Heaven Archers will hold their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Gander Mountain Store in Southridge Centre. Call 304-744-2455.
  • Tuesday
  • The Kanawha Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the South Charleston Public Library.
  • Wednesday
  • The Vandalia Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual banquet/auction at 6 p.m. at the Beni Kedem Center in Charleston. For tickets or reservations, call 304-346-9999.
  • Nov. 17
  • West Virginia's fall turkey season will close, one-half hour after sunset.
  • West Virginia's archery season for black bears will close, one-half hour after 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.
  • Nov. 26
  • West Virginia's woodcock season will close at sunset.
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