Outdoors notes -- Sept. 29


In SeasonBig game
  • White-tailed deer may be hunted with archery equipment through Dec. 31. The bag limit is up to two deer per day.
  • Black bears may be hunted with archery equipment through Nov. 23. The bag limit is up to two bears per season.
  • Small game
  • Squirrels may be hunted through Jan. 31. The bag limit is six squirrels a day.
  • Upland birds
  • Mourning doves may be hunted through Oct. 5. The bag limit is 15 doves a day.
  • Sora and Virginia rails may be hunted through Nov. 2. The bag limit is 25 rails a day.
  • Common snipes may be hunted through Dec. 7. The bag limit is eight snipes a day.
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  • The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a USPSA pistol shoot, 10 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-757-6061.
  • Oct. 1
  • The first segment of West Virginia's hunting season for ducks, coots and mergansers will begin, one-half hour before sunrise.
  • The second segment of West Virginia's hunting season for geese will begin, one-half hour before sunrise.
  • Oct. 5
  • The first segment of West Virginia's hunting season for mourning doves will close at sunset.
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