RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Although hunting season in Virginia doesn’t begin until later in the fall, there are still things you can do now to prepare for a safe season.
The Virginia Wildlife Service has established requirements for hunters in Virginia and provides advice and guidance on how to hunt responsibly. Here are some suggestions:
- Keep in mind that the Commonwealth only allows hunting at certain times and days of the hunting season, and there are different seasons and regulations for different types of game. authorized days before making a hunting plan.
- Be sure to check all hunting gear and stock up on your supplies before you go. Buy extra supplies ahead of time and make sure they’re somewhere easy to find.
- A Blog post on department website A hunting packing list is provided to prepare you for any event. Bring extra clothes, a poncho, and a headlamp to prepare for the cold, rain, and late night. A first aid kit and appropriate cleaning products are also recommended.
- Bright colors may also be necessary when hunting with firearms or in certain seasons. Be sure to check your flame requirements And dress accordingly.
- If you plan to take your dog hunting or use live animals to train your dog, be sure to do so. Specified days and permitted locationsand you have the appropriate permissions to do so.
- Always check where you are hunting and make sure you have permission from the owner before hunting on private property.
- if you want Use an all-terrain vehicle, please read first. ATVs are not permitted on public roads or property, and riders must wear protective helmets approved by the state chief of police.
- Deer hunters in particular should be aware of the specific deer hunting seasons and regulations in their country. Deer hunting dates and rules Available on the Virginia Wildlife Service website.
Check the Virginia Wildlife Service website for more requirements and hunting tips.