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West Virginia

Hunting

Deer Hunting Seasons

SpeciesOpening DateClosing DateDaily Bag LimitPossession LimitSeason Limit
*Deer (Buck Firearms)November 22December 5See the 2021-2022 Hunting & Trapping
Regulations Summary.
*Deer (Archery and Crossbow)September 25December 31
*Deer (Antlerless)
Split Season (Selected Counties)
October 21October 24
November 22December 5
December 9December 12
December 28December 31
*Deer (Muzzleloader)December 13December 19
*Deer (Youth/Class Q/QQ/Class XS)
Split Season (see the 2021-2022 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Summary)
October 16October 17144
December 26December 27
*Deer, Bear and Turkey (Winter 2022 – Mountaineer Heritage - the 2021-2022 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Summary)January 13January 161 deer 1 bear 1 turkey

* Must be electronically registered (checked). See the 2021-2022 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Summary for instructions on the electronic registration process.