The Virginia Deer Hunting Opener is one of the most memorable dates in a hunter’s life.
You’re all geared up and ready for the Virginia deer season, with a rifle that has been prepared to ensure a safe deer hunting season. You should bring along some fresh hunting clothing in case the weather turns on you during your trip out into Virginia deer woods.
When you’re in the State of Virginia, there’s no better way to spend time with friends and family than hunting deer. And not only do fellow hunters get together for dinner after successful deer hunts, but they also share deer hunting stories about their experiences in the woods hunting for deer. You know the hunting stories – The One of the 30 Point Buck that Got Away!
Virginia Deer Season 2022 Dates
- Youth Hunt Sept. 25-26
- Early Archery Oct. 2-Nov. 12
- Late Archery Nov. 28-Jan. 1**
- Urban Archery Sept. 4-Oct. 1 and Jan. 2-March 27, 2022
- NOVA Late Archery March 28-Apr. 24, 2022
- Early Muzzleloader Oct. 30-Nov. 12
- Late Muzzleloader Dec. 11-Jan. 1
- General Season Nov. 13-27**
**Season dates vary by zone. For more information on hunting dates in your region, visit the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries website.