Proposed Regulation Amendment

4VAC15-90-70. Game: Deer. Bow and arrow hunting.

Summary

The proposal is to (i) start the late archery deer season on the Sunday following the close of the general firearms deer season, (ii) start the late portion of the urban archery deer season on the Sunday following the first Saturday in January and end it on the last Sunday in March, and (iii) start the late antlerless only archery season in Northern Virginia on the Monday following the last Sunday in March and end it on the last Sunday in April.

Text of Regulation

Rationale

Legislation passed by the 2014 General Assembly allows hunting on Sundays in Virginia effective July 1, 2014, under provisions specified in Code of Virginia §29.1- 521. The proposed changes incorporate Sunday hunting into the archery deer seasons.

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