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2019-2020 Quota Hunts

General Information/Application

Quota hunts provide hunters opportunities to access public lands that otherwise may be closed to hunting. Hunters can participate in random drawings to hunt waterfowl, white-tailed deer, black bear, quail, rabbits and turkeys. To participate, hunters must apply pre-season and submit a non-refundable application fee. Applicants should be aware there is a risk and no guarantee that you will be selected for the hunt or hunt dates. Your application fee(s) will not be returned.

Your application fee(s) are used to process the application, conduct computer random hunter selections and post online hunter notifications. Application fees are $7.50 for each hunt.

A hunter may only apply online through the Department’s website at www.gooutdoorsvirginia.com. Successful applicants can find their hunt materials online by logging into their Quota Hunts landing page.

New for the 2019-2020 Quota Hunt Season

  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant Deer Hunts, Series #211, is unavailable for the 2019 season. See description under #211 Deer Hunt.
  • NEW Mattaponi Bluffs WMA Multispecies and Spring Turkey hunts Series #308 & 413.
  • NEW Hockley Experimental Forest Apprentice Deer and Spring Turkey hunts, Series #221 & 414
  • Oakley Forest WMA and the Featherfin Multi-Species hunt are no longer managed through the Virginia Quota Hunts system. Hunting is open to the public. For details go to https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/oakley-forest/.

Quota Hunts Having Early Application Deadlines:

  • Princess Anne WMA Early Season Waterfowl Hunt, Series #112 — Applications must be received on or before July 31, 2019

Waterfowl

Hog Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA) – Series #101

Hunt waterfowl at Hog Island WMA in Surry County. Hunt includes morning hunt until 11:00 a.m. each Saturday during the last segments of the general duck season. Hunter check-in begins at 4:00 a.m. and ends promptly at 4:30 a.m. Stand-by drawings to replace “no show” vacancies will be held at 4:15 a.m.; individuals with a current “unsuccessful draw notification letter” will be given priority. Individuals age 16 years and older must have a valid picture ID for security. Hunting parties are provided a blind and boat. Hunters without decoys may call (757) 357-5224 in advance for decoy availability. Nine hunters will be randomly selected for each day of hunting and selected hunters may bring two guests. Limited access to the area requires hunters be transported by Department personnel to their blind location. Dogs are allowed and recommended.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Princess Anne WMA Waterfowl Hunts – Series #102

Hunt waterfowl on managed impoundments at Princess Anne WMA in Virginia Beach. Hunt includes half day hunting each Saturday during the general duck season. Four hunters will be randomly selected for each day of hunting and selected hunters may bring three guests. Hunter check-in is from 4:30-5:00 a.m. Stand-by drawings will be held to replace “no show” vacancies; individuals with a current “unsuccessful draw notification letter” will be given priority. Dogs are allowed and recommended. All hunters are required to stop hunting at 1:00 p.m. and have all decoys retrieved and be away from the impoundments by 2:00 p.m. Note: Hunters are to provide their own decoys.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Dutch Gap Conservation Area Waterfowl Hunts – Series #103

Hunt waterfowl on the Dutch Gap Conservation Area in Chesterfield County. Hunt days are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday during the last two segments of the general duck season. Three hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunting dates and selected hunters may bring two guests. Hunting is from floating blinds at designated blind stakes only.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Tundra Swan Permit – Series #104

Tundra Swan hunting is by permit only. Each permit holder will be authorized to take one tundra swan. The hunt area is limited to east of U.S. Route I-95 and south of Chopawamsic Creek on the Prince William / Stafford County line.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Lake Orange Waterfowl Hunts – Series #105

Hunt waterfowl on Lake Orange, in Orange County. Hunt days are Wednesdays and Saturdays during the last two segments of the general duck season. One hunter will be randomly selected for each hunt date and selected hunters may bring two guests. Hunting will only be allowed on a designated section(s) of Lake Orange. Only floating blinds, anchored within 50 feet of shore, or portable blinds along the designated shoreline will be allowed.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Dick Cross WMA Waterfowl Hunts – Series #106

Hunt waterfowl on designated impoundments at Dick Cross WMA in Mecklenburg County. Hunt days are every Wednesday during the last two segments of the general duck season. Two hunters will be randomly selected for each hunt date and selected hunters may bring two guests. Hunts begin one half hour before sunrise and end at 3:00 p.m.. Hunters must provide decoys. Dogs are allowed. There are no boat landings or direct vehicular access provided. Small boats or canoes may be used but must be transported on foot.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Princess Anne WMA Floating Blind Stake Waterfowl Hunts – Series #107

Hunt waterfowl for half days on the waters of Back Bay and the North Landing River in the City of Virginia Beach on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday during the last two segments of the general duck season. There are 55 floating blind stakes available for hunting. Drawing order will be randomly selected for each hunt day prior to the hunting season. Each hunt day, hunters present will select their blind in the order assigned by the preseason drawing. Drawings start promptly at 5:00 a.m. Hunters who are late or without a draw number can participate in a standby drawing starting after the quota drawing. Limited water access to the area requires that all hunting parties have a boat/ float blind and float blind license. All hunters are required to stop hunting at 1:00 p.m. and have all decoys retrieved and be away from the blind stakes by 2:00 p.m. It is recommended that each hunting party visit the hunting area prior to the season to locate boat access, blind stakes, and scout the area in general. You must be familiar with the area to locate the blind stakes before shooting time! See Princess Anne WMA page for maps at www.virginia.gov/wma/princess-anne.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Plum Tree National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Hunts – Series #108

Hunt waterfowl for full days on the Cow Island Unit of Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge in the City of Poquoson. Hunting is available on Wednesday, Saturday, and some holidays from licensed blind locations. Hunters select preferred dates for two-day hunt packages during the last two segments of the general duck season and each selected hunter may bring two guests. Hunters must provide their own decoys, hunting gear, and boat access to the refuge. Use of retrieval dogs is permitted and encouraged. The nearest boat launch access to the hunting area is from the Rens Road Public Boat Ramp in Poquoson or from Owens Marina (launching fee collected on-site).

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019
  • More information: USFWS or (804) 829-9020.

Princess Anne WMA Early Season Waterfowl Hunt #112

Hunt September Canada geese/teal (during the September teal season) and waterfowl (during the October waterfowl season) on the Princess Anne WMA and North Landing River in Virginia Beach. Resident goose season prior to the teal season is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Quota hunting begins with the opening of teal season. There are 55 floating blind stakes available for hunting. Drawing order will be randomly selected for each hunt day prior to the hunting season. Each hunt day, hunters present will select their blind in the order assigned by the preseason drawing. Drawings start promptly at 5:00 a.m. Hunters who are late or without a draw number can participate in a standby drawing starting after the quota drawing. Limited water access to the area requires that all hunting parties have a boat/ float blind and float blind license. All hunters are required to stop hunting at 1:00 p.m. and have all decoys retrieved and be away from the blind stakes by 2:00 p.m. It is recommended that each hunting party visit the hunting area prior to the season to locate boat access, blind stakes, and scout the area in general. You must be familiar with the area to locate the blind stakes before shooting time!

  • Applications due: July 31, 2019

Game Farm Marsh (WMA) #113

Hunting at Game Farm Marsh WMA in New Kent County is by Quota Hunt drawing on the first two dates of the October segment and the opening day of the November and December segments. Seven parties will be randomly selected to hunt the area on these days. Each successful applicant will be allowed two guests and must check-in with Department staff at Eagles Landing by 5:00 a.m. Stand-by drawings to replace “no show” vacancies will be held at 5:15 a.m.; individuals with a current “unsuccessful draw notification letter” will be given priority. Hunt locations will be on a first-come, first-served basis and hunting parties are asked to maintain a respectful distance from each other. A limited number of DGIF-licensed stationary blinds are available on the area. Hunters may use these blinds if desired, but are not required to hunt from the blinds. Hunters may also hunt from floating blinds or while standing on Game Farm Marsh property. Hunting out of floating blinds is not permitted within 500 yards of any privately licensed stationary blinds. Hunters may not occupy the area before 5:00 a.m. and must vacate the area by 1:00 p.m. No other equipment is provided. You will need a boat to access the WMA. Dogs are allowed and recommended.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

For the remainder of the October, November, and December/January segments of the duck season, Game Farm Marsh WMA is open for hunting on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with no restrictions on the number of hunters. Hunters may not occupy the area before 5:00 a.m. and must vacate the area by 1:00 p.m.

Deer

Hog Island WMA Archery Deer Hunts – Series #201

Hunt for white-tailed deer on the Hog Island WMA in Surry County during the early archery deer season. Seven hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunters must be present for a 4:45 a.m. pre-hunt briefing on first hunt day of assigned period. Stand-by drawings will be held to fill “no-show” vacancies at 5:00 a.m. on first day of each hunt period. Individuals age 16 years and older must have a valid picture ID for security. Pre-application scouting is highly recommended.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Hog Island WMA Deer Shotgun and Muzzleloader Hunts – Series #202

Shotgun, archery, or muzzleloader hunting for white-tailed deer on the Hog Island WMA in Surry County. Seven hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunters must be present for a 4:45 a.m. pre-hunt briefing on first hunt day of assigned period. Stand-by drawings will be held to fill “no-show” vacancies at 5:00 a.m. on first day of each hunt period. Individuals age 16 years and older must have a valid picture ID for security. Pre-application scouting is highly recommended.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

The Nature Conservancy, North Landing River – Series #203

Hunt deer on a 2300-acre tract on the North Landing River in Virginia Beach during the entire deer season. Please note: this tract is accessible only by boat and is composed of very dense wetland habitat. Hunters must provide their own boat for access. There is no high-ground access for foot travel, and hunters are highly recommended to provide their own map/GPS equipment to navigate interior travel. Fifty hunters will be selected to hunt this property and selected hunters may bring one guest. Successful applicants must return a signed waiver prior to the season. Failure to submit a waiver will result in revocation of hunting privileges.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Mockhorn Island WMA Deer Hunts – Series #204

Hunt for white-tailed deer on the GATR Tract of Mockhorn Island WMA in Northampton County during the muzzleloading deer season. The 365-acre GATR Tract is the mainland portion of Mockhorn Island WMA on the Eastern Shore. This tract is accessible by vehicle. Two hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt dates and selected hunters may bring one guest.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge – Series #209

Firearms hunting for white-tailed deer on the Presquile National Wildlife Refuge in Chesterfield County. Presquile is an island in the James River near Hopewell, Virginia. Hunters must provide their own boat access and hunting gear to the island. The nearest boat launch access to the refuge is from Deep Bottom public boat ramp (Henrico County) or Hopewell Marina (launch fee collected on site), City of Hopewell. Please note: For successful applicants a $20 hunt permit fee is charged to cover both the applicant and one guest.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019
  • More information: USFWS or (804) 829-9020.

James River National Wildlife Refuge – Series #210

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer on the James River National Wildlife Refuge in Prince George County. Please note: For successful applicants (and guest,) there will be an additional hunt fee of $50/season per hunter.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019
  • More information: USFWS or (804) 829-9020.

Radford Army Ammunition Plant Deer Hunts – Series #211

Due to a change in Department of the Army policy, Radford Army Ammunition Plant leadership has informed the DGIF that the 2019 Public Deer Hunt held at the New River Unit in Dublin, VA is cancelled. This action was taken to allow the Army ample time to complete requirements associated with the policy change, evaluate the public deer hunt in light of the policy change, and work with the DGIF to ensure that any future hunts can be carried out in a manner that complies with these policy changes.

Because of the change, the DGIF will not be accepting applications for the Radford Hunt in 2019. Hunters who have previously applied for the Radford Hunt will retain their application points. For more information, please visit https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/hunting/quota-hunts/raap-faq/

Lone Star Lakes Park – Series #212 (Hunters Choice)

Hunt for white-tailed deer within Suffolk’s Lone Star Lakes Park in October. Eight hunters will be randomly selected for the hunt dates and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunters must be present for a 5:00 a.m. pre-hunt briefing on the first hunt day of assigned period. Please note: For successful applicants there will be an additional hunt fee of $25.00 due on the day of the hunt for the City of Suffolk. Please make all checks payable to Ronald H. Williams, Treasurer. Stand-by drawings for no-show slots will be held prior to the pre-hunt briefing on a walk-in basis only. Hunters may use shotgun, muzzleloader, or archery equipment.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Lone Star Lakes Park – Series #213 (Hunters Choice)

Hunt for white-tailed deer within Suffolk’s Lone Star Lakes Park. Eight hunters will be randomly selected for hunt dates and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunters must be present for a 5:00 a.m. pre-hunt briefing on the first day of assigned period. Please note: For successful applicants there will be an additional hunt fee of $25.00 due on the day of the hunt for the City of Suffolk. Please make checks payable to Ronald H. Williams, Treasurer. Stand-by drawings for no-shows slots will be held prior to the pre-hunt briefing on a walk-in basis only. Hunters may use shotgun, muzzleloader or archery equipment.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Lone Star Lakes Park – Series #214 (Muzzleloader/Archery)

Hunting for white-tailed deer within Suffolk’s Lone Star Lakes Park. Eight hunters will be randomly selected for hunt dates and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunters must be present for a 5:00 a.m. pre-hunt briefing on the first day of assigned period. Please note: For successful applicants there will be an additional hunt fee of $25.00 due on the day of the hunt for the City of Suffolk. Please make checks payable to Ronald H. Williams, Treasurer. Stand-by drawings for no-shows slots will be held prior to the pre-hunt briefing on a walk-in basis only. Hunters may only use muzzleloader or archery equipment.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Doe Creek WMA Archery or Muzzleloader Deer Hunts – Series #217

Muzzleloader or archery hunt for white-tailed deer and turkey when in season on designated lands of the Doe Creek WMA and Mink Farm Tract in Accomack County. Five hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt dates and selected hunters may bring one guest. An official permit slip to access.

  • Following muzzleloader quota hunts, the Mink Farm Tract is open without quota restriction to archery deer hunting; the Doe Creek tract is closed through the duck season.
  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Youth Hunter – York River Archery/Crossbow Hunt – Series #218

This archery and crossbow hunt allows hunters to hunt for 7 days on designated lands at the York River State Park in James City County. Ten hunters will be randomly selected. All successful adult applicants must bring one Licensed YOUTH Hunter (age 12–15) as their guest to hunt. YOUTH HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Adult Hunter as a guest.

  • Hunt time: Gates open 1 hour before sunrise till 1 hour after sunset
  • All Applications due: September 27, 2019

Apprentice Hunter -New Kent Forestry Center Archery/Muzzleloader/Firearms Deer Hunt – Series #219

This hunt allows hunters to hunt for 7 days on designated lands at the New Kent Forestry Center in New Kent County. Twenty-five hunters will be randomly selected. All successful applicants must bring one Licensed APPRENTICE Hunter as their guest to hunt. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Hunter as a guest.

  • Hunt time: Gates open 1 hour before sunrise till 1 hour after sunset
  • All Applications due: September 27, 2019

NEW Chickahominy WMA Firearm Season Antlerless Deer Tag – Series #220

Firearm deer season on the Chickahominy WMA in Charles City County is limited to antlered deer only. This quota drawing allows 30 hunters to receive 1 antlerless deer tag good for the entire firearm season on Chickahominy WMA.

  • Hunt dates: General Firearms Deer Season, No Deer Hunting on Sundays)
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

NEW Hockley Experimental Forest Apprentice Hunter Deer Hunt – Series #221

This hunt allows apprentice and mentor hunters to hunt deer (Archery, Muzzleloader, Firearm) on Saturdays and Federal Holidays at the Hockley Experimental Forest in King and Queen County. All successful applicants must bring one Licensed APPRENTICE Hunter as their guest to hunt. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Hunter as a guest mentor.

  • Selected: 6 Selected for Deer Season days
  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Multi-Species WMA Hunts

Merrimac Farm WMA – Series #303

Hunt any game species in season (except quail) on Merrimac Farm WMA in Prince William County. One hunter will be randomly selected for each hunt day and selected hunters may bring up to two guests. When hunting deer with a muzzleloader or shotgun, hunters must use an elevated stand. Two handicapped accessible blinds are located on the WMA and are available for disabled hunter use. Dogs may be used to find and retrieve game, except that dogs may not be used to pursue deer. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Day, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must accompany a youth or apprentice hunter if hunting deer. All youth/apprentice hunting Regulations apply for this day. Hunter quota restrictions do not apply on open hunting season dates outside the Quota Hunt period.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Adams Daniel Farm #304

Hunt any game species in season on the Adams Daniel Farm in Pittsylvania County. This property is owned by the Wildlife Foundation of Virginia. One hunter will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring up to one licensed guest. Dogs may be used to find and retrieve game, except that dogs may not be used to pursue deer, turkey or bear. Selected applicants will be issued a hunting pass which must be carried and a windshield pass which must be displayed. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Days, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must accompany a youth or apprentice hunter. All youth/apprentice hunting Regulations apply for these days.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

NEW Mattaponi Bluffs WMA – Series #308

Hunt any game species in season on the Mattaponi Bluffs WMA in Caroline County. One hunter will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and each successful applicant will be allowed one guest. Applicants who do not receive their preferred hunt dates will be assigned random hunt dates. Hunter quota restrictions do not apply on open hunting season dates outside the quota hunt season.

  • Applications due: August 30, 2019

Spring Turkey Hunts

Featherfin WMA – Series #401

Hunt spring gobblers on the Featherfin WMA in Appomattox, Buckingham, and Prince Edward counties. Six hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunter quota restrictions are not in effect on the Youth/Apprentice Hunt Day and for the last two weeks of the season.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Amelia WMA – Series #402

Hunt spring gobblers on the Amelia WMA in Amelia County. Three hunters will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring one guest. Hunter quota restrictions are not in effect on the Youth/Apprentice Hunting Day (April 6, 2019) and the last two weeks of the turkey season.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Mockhorn Island WMA Spring Turkey Hunts – Series #403

Hunt spring gobblers on the GATR Tract of Mockhorn Island WMA, Northampton County. The GATR Tract is the mainland part of Mockhorn Island WMA on the Eastern Shore. One hunter will be randomly selected for each hunting segment and selected hunters may bring two guests. On Youth/Apprentice Day, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must chaperone oneyouth 15 years of age or younger or an apprentice hunter. Hunter quota restrictions are not in effect for the May segment of the season.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Merrimac Farm WMA – Series #404

Hunt spring gobblers on Merrimac Farm WMA in Prince William County. One hunter will be randomly selected for each hunt segment and selected hunters may bring one guest. Each hunter may harvest no more than one turkey for the entire spring season on Merrimac Farm WMA. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Day, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must chaperone one youth 15 years of age or younger or an apprentice hunter. Hunting is on Saturdays, Mondays, and Thursdays only.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Doe Creek WMA Spring Turkey Hunts – Series #405

Hunt spring gobblers on the Doe Creek WMA and Mink Farm Tract in Accomack County. These lands are on the bayside of the Eastern Shore. Three hunters will be randomly selected for each hunt segment and selected hunters may bring two guests. A permit to access Mink Farm Tract will be included in the packet and must be signed and carried. Guests must hunt with the applicant. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Day, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must chaperone one youth 15 years of age or younger or an apprentice hunter. Hunter quota restrictions are not in effect during May.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Apprentice Hunter- New Kent Forestry Center Spring Turkey – Series #408

This is a 1 day opportunity to take and mentor an APPRENTICE Hunter, on a Spring Turkey Hunt on designated lands at New Kent Forestry Center. All successful applicants must bring one Licensed APPRENTICE Hunter as their guest to hunt. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Hunter as a guest.

  • Hunt time: 1 Hour before sunrise to noon
  • Selected: 4 Selected on date, 1 guest allowed, 1 must be Apprentice Licensed
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Ware Creek WMA – Spring Turkey – Series # 409

Hunt spring gobblers on the Ware Creek WMA in New Kent County. Five hunters will be randomly selected for each hunt segment and selected hunters may bring two guests. Guests must hunt with the applicant. Successfully drawn hunters must have their award notification with them during the hunt period. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Day only youth and apprentice licensed hunters may carry a weapon and must be accompanied by a licensed adult 18 years of age or older. Hunter quota restrictions are not in effect during May.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Adams Daniel Farm – Spring Turkey – Series #410

Hunt spring gobblers on the Adams Daniel Farm in Pittsylvania County. One hunter will be randomly selected for each set of hunt days and selected hunters may bring one licensed guest. Each hunter may harvest only one turkey on Adams Daniel Farm during the spring season. On Youth/Apprentice Hunting Weekend, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must chaperone one youth 15 years of age or younger or an apprentice hunter. Selected applicants will be issued a hunting pass which must be carried and a windshield pass which must be displayed.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

NEW Mattaponi Bluffs WMA – Series #413

Hunt spring gobblers on Mattaponi Bluffs WMA in Caroline County. One hunter will be randomly selected for each hunt segment and each successful applicant may bring one guest. On Youth/ Apprentice Hunting Day, adults are not permitted to carry firearms and must chaperone one youth 15 years of age or younger or an apprentice hunter.

  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

NEW Hockley Experimental Forest Apprentice Hunter Spring Turkey– Series #414

This hunt allows apprentice and mentor hunters to hunt turkey during the spring season on Saturdays and Federal Holidays at the Hockley Experimental Forest in King and Queen County. All successful applicants must bring one Licensed APPRENTICE Hunter as their guest to hunt. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Hunter as a guest mentor.

Selected: 6 Selected for Deer Season days, 1 selected for Spring Turkey Season days

  • All Applications due: September 27, 2019

Small Game

New Kent Forestry Center Rabbit Hunts – Series #602

Hunt rabbits on designated lands at the New Kent Forestry Center in Providence Forge. Dogs are encouraged. One hunter will be randomly selected for the hunt day and selected hunter may bring four licensed guests.

  • Hunt time: Sunrise-Sunset
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

New Kent Forestry Quail Hunt – Series #603

Hunt quail on designated lands at the Department of Forestry Center in Providence Forge. Dogs are encouraged. One hunter will be randomly selected for the hunt day and selected hunter may bring two guests.

  • Hunt time: Sunrise-Sunset
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Apprentice Hunter – New Kent Forestry Center Rabbit Hunts #606

Take this opportunity to hunt designated and managed lands for rabbits and mentor an APPRENTICE Licensed Hunter at New Kent Forestry Center in Providence Forge. Dogs are encouraged. One hunter will be randomly selected for the hunt day and selected hunter may bring four guests. At least one guest must be an Apprentice Hunting Licensed hunter. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Adult Hunter as a guest.

  • Hunt time: Sunrise to sunset
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

Apprentice Hunter – New Kent Forestry Center Quail Hunt #607

Take this opportunity to hunt designated and managed lands for quail and mentor an APPRENTICE Licensed Hunter at New Kent Forestry Center in Providence Forge, New Kent County. Dogs are encouraged. One hunter will be randomly selected for the hunt day and selected hunter may bring two guests. One guest must be an Apprentice Hunting Licensed hunter. APPRENTICE HUNTERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO APPLY but must bring a Licensed Adult Hunter as a guest.

  • Hunt time: Sunrise to sunset
  • Applications due: September 27, 2019

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reserves the right to manage hunter access and hunter use on Department-owned and controlled lands as deemed appropriate.