Hunt Smart, Fish Hard

Firearms Deer hunting dates through Jan. 2: In the counties (including the cities and towns within) of Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Caroline, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Essex, Gloucester, Greensville, King & Queen, King William, Lunenburg, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Nottoway and Prince Edward. 

Either Sex Deer Hunting Days: Nov. 21 and 28 and Dec. 28 through Jan. 2 in all areas unless otherwise noted below. Nov. 21 and 28, and Dec. 5 through Jan. 2 on Featherfin WMA. Nov. 21 and 28 on Appomattox-Buckingham and Prince Edward State Forests.

Firearm Bear hunting dates: Nov. 30 through Dec. 19 in the counties of Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Charles City, Charlotte, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Essex, Gloucester, Greensville, Halifax, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince George, Richmond, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, Westmoreland and York.

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