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 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.Waterfowl Ducks may be hunted through Oct. 12. The bag limit is six ducks a day. Canada geese may be hunted through Oct. 26. The bag limit is five geese a day.CalendarWednesday The Vandalia Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual banquet, 6 p.m., at the Beni Kedem Temple in Charleston. Call 304-346-9999.
Oct. 12 West Virginia's hunting seasons for grouse and woodcock will open, one-half hour before sunrise. The first segment of West Virginia's fall turkey-hunting season will begin, one-half hour before sunrise. West Virginia's archery season for wild boar will begin, one-half hour before sunrise. The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a multi-gun match, 10:30 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-755-5588. The Kanawha Valley Regulators will hold a cowboy action shooting match, 9:30 a.m., at the Putnam County Gun Club range near Eleanor. Call 304-397-6188.