Virginia Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Virginia Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2019-2020.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out "When Is Hunting Season for Virginia?"

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

The Virginia hunting season offers the hunter a wide range of game including Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Turkey and a range of small game and wild game bird species.

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority's Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

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Elk Hunting Season
Black Bear Hunting Season

Virginia Deer Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Deer (Firearms)

Nov 16-Jan 4

Deer (Muzzleloader)

Nov 2-15 & Dec 14-Jan 4

Deer (Bow)

Oct 5-Nov 15 & Dec 1-Jan. 4

Deer (Youth)

Sept 28-29

Elk

Same as Deer Season Dates & Weapons

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Virginia Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Spring (Firearms)

Apr 11-May 16

Spring (Youth)

Apr 4-5 (2020)

Fall (Firearms)

Oct 19-Jan 25

Fall (Bow)

Oct 5-Nov 8

Fall (Youth)

Oct 12-13

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 Virginia Small Game  Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Rabbit

Nov 2 - Feb 29

Squirrel

Sept 7 - Feb 29

Fox

Nov 1 - Feb 29

Coyote

Open All Year

Bobcat

Nov 1-Feb 29 (Guns) & Oct 5-31 (Bow)

Raccoon

Oct 15 - Mar 10

Opossum

Oct 15 - Mar 10

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Virginia Game Bird Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Ducks

Oct 11-14, Nov 20-Dec 1, Dec 19-Jan 31

Canada Goose

Nov 20 - Feb 24

Light Goose

Oct 17 - Jan 31

Tundra Swan

Nov 20 - Jan 31

Pheasant

Nov 9 - Jan 31

Quail

Nov 9 - Jan 31

Grouse

Oct 26 - Feb 8

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Virginia Black Bear Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Firearms

Sept 30 - Jan 4

Muzzleloader

Nov 9 - 15

Bow

Oct 5 - nov 15

Youth

Oct 12 - 13

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

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