During any big game season, coyotes may be taken while lawfully hunting big game or with a furtaker license. During the 201617 deer hunting season, hunters killed 180,121 deer in virginia. The 2016 illinois16day statewide teal hunting season is sept. Mcfaddin national wildlife refuge waterfowl hunting permit 2016 2017. A board member of the virginia department of game and inland fisheries was charged at the end of the season with hunting deer without a license. Commission approves changes to deer hunting regulations. Does may be taken september 3, september 30, 2016, and january 8, 2017 through march 26, 2017 in areas allowed by virginia dgif. They include 2015 regulations for whitetailed deer, wild turkey, black bear and boar, proposed 2016 2017 general hunting and trapping regulations and proposed 2016 fishing regulations.
Mdc sets upcoming migratory game bird and waterfowl. Tpwd proposing changes to deer hunting regulations for 201617. This estimate is generated from harvest and age structure data, which is collected through telecheck and by kdfwr staff. After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the ohio wildlife council on feb. Texas adopts liberalized hunting, fishing rules for 201617. Tpwd proposing changes to deer hunting regulations for 2016 17 feb. Evidence was collected that included pictures of the suspect holding the elk antlers.
Virginia hunting seasons, 20192020 hunting season hq. Specific laws and regulations are found in the code of virginia or the dgif fisheries, wildlife, and boating regulations. The tennessee fish and wildlife commission approved the states 2016 17 hunting seasons at its. Waterfowl hunting has a deep history and tradition on mcfaddin nwr. At its april 29 meeting, the missouri conservation commission approved recommendations on hunting seasons and limits from the missouri department of conservation mdc for the upcoming 2016 migratory game bird season and 2016 2017 waterfowl season. Commission approves changes to deer hunting regulations for 2016 17 march 29, 2016 steve lightfoot, 5123894701, steve. Virginia dgif announces bear, deer, turkey, harvest data the. A quick look at the 20162017 fox hunting season set to the music of the ryegrass rollers.
The harvest exceeded the 2015 2016 total by more than 1,000 deer. Nothing does more to benefit pennsylvanias wildlife. Hunting season changes explained in new 20162017 west. Virginia has the perfect combination of beautiful scenery, american history, and southern charm to compliment an exciting hunting season. A bow hunter may take small game at any time the small game season is open, except the first three days of buck firearms season in counties having a buck firearms season. Hunters killed 209,197 deer in virginia during the 201516 season. According to the virginia department of game and inland fisheries, more than 180,000 deer were harvested. For 2017 the earn a buck program was expanded to reduce the population, and ehd outbreak has spread into the southwest.
Shooting hours for the september teal season are different from the regular season, starting at sunrise halfhour later than regular season until sunset. The division of natural resources has scheduled 12 public meetings across the state on the regulations. Concurrent hunting during deer archery and crossbow seasons. Virginia hunting seasons take place throughout the year in the beautiful appalachian mountains. We will post the new virginia hunting calendar every year sometime after the 4th of july. Ohio laws in their entirety can be found by consulting the ohio revised code orc or the ohio administrative code oac. New for the 2016 2017 hunt season see orientation information for details. The outdoor report vdgif blog virginia department of. Maryland hunters harvested 85,193 deer during the combined archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons sept. Counties open previously during the latewinter season that will be closed for latewinter hunting in 2016 17 are edwards, marshall, pike and saline. Ohio and federal hunting laws are presented in a summarized form.
Bear archery and crossbow split season see page 38 for exception. Please take the publication date into consideration for any date references. The publication is now available at all west virgi. Be sure to follow all the rules so you do not risk losing your hunting privileges. Ohio wildlife council approves 20162017 hunting regulations 3. Wildlife commission sets 20162017 migratory game bird seasons. Star city hunting news september 1, 2015 by star city whitetails.
Migratory bird hunting activity and harvest for the 201617 and. Illegal elk case made on april 15, 2017, virginia conservation police officers joe early, and matt arnold concluded an investigation from december 2016 regarding an illegally killed elk that was shot in russell county. The potential difference between a warning and a summons at the conclusion of the 2016 2017 deer hunting season, cpo cameron dobyns spent some time looking through the agencys deer harvest information data related to essex county. Have a great hunting season aboard marine corps base quantico mcbq. Any season when you limit out in more than 90% of your hunts is a good season in my book. West virginia s 2016 2017 hunting season dates and bag limits for mourning dove, woodcock, common snipe, and sora and virginia rails have been set, according to paul johansen, chief of the wildlife resources section of the division of natural resources dnr. The department of game and inland fisheries will post the virginia hunting dates around this time come back soon to check our when the start of virginia deer season, virginia turkey season and the most fun virginia dove seasons will begin. Season dates for the split 7day latewinter and special cwd hunts will be dec. A 179 58inch typical came from fauquier county, virginia, two years ago. Deer hunters participating in the 2016 17 late season antlerless and spike whitetail hunting season a brief season offered during january in 9 counties after the close of the general. Outside of any big game season deer, bear, elk and turkey, coyotes may be taken with a hunting license or a furtaker license, and without wearing orange.
Take note that, as of last season, liquid deer scents that contain actual deer urine are outlawed in virginia as a guard against the spread of cwd. For faster service, please use our website for license purchases and vessel registration renewals the sales counter at commission headquarters in raleigh is closed. Illinois latewinter and special cwd deer hunting seasons. Ohio wildlife council approves 20162017 hunting regulations. Most hunting opportunities are in wetlands along bayous that cut through ancient. The basic daily bag limit shall be 6 ducks of any species including all teal species, except mergansers. An estimated 810,000 deer in 2015, 740,000 in 2014, down from about 920,000 in 20 and one million in 2012.
This booklet includes annual regulations for statewide hunting of deer, fall turkey, fall javelina. Covid19 update customer service is operating in a limited capacity, which may result in longer hold times. Season dates and bag limits ohio department of natural. The 201718 bear harvest was 17% higher than the highest previous year observed in virginia during the 201617 hunting seasons. While most deer hunting is legal on sunday in virginia, dog hunting is still banned on sunday. Several important changes in the states fall hunting seasons for squirrel, whitetailed deer, black bear and wild turkey are included in the new 2016 2017 west virginia hunting and trapping regulations summary brochure. For answers to specific questions about hunting and trapping, please contact the virginia department of game and inland fisheries. A hunter may kill no more than three deer in a three deer county during the 20162017 season. This total included 89,728 antlered bucks, 12,572 button bucks, and 77,821.268 210 530 689 834 348 1494 71 215 309 752 1430 1436 239 864 243 1398 1272 734 302 1241 159 673 1216 1420 283 617 243 1339 591 286 11 1158 971 1110 15 503 1404 1346 1044 193 1151 872 196 1036 616