Outdoors notes -- Sept. 29 September 28, 2013 In SeasonBig gameWhite-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 gameSquirrels may be hunted through Jan. 31. The bag limit is six squirrels a day.Upland birdsMourning 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.CalendarTodayThe 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. 1The 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. 5The first segment of West Virginia's hunting season for mourning doves will close at sunset.