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Hunting in Virginia: Online Resources and Mobile Apps to Enhance the Field Experience

By    |   Friday, 05 Jun 2015 03:22 PM

Hunting in Virginia is easier thanks to modern technology, including online resources and mobile apps. Government organizations provide some of these tools, which aid hunters in everything from learning about regulations to mapping their journey.

Here are three resources to check out before planning a hunting outing in Virginia.

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1. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
A good place to start your hunting preparation is with a visit to this government website. It has has sections about where to hunt, regulations, each season’s dates and bag limits. The site also includes information about hunter education and eligible game in the state. In addition, a variety of links are available in an organized sidebar to help you find any information you might need about hunting in the “Mother of Presidents” state.

2. Hunt Fish VA
The mobile app from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is available for both iPhones and Androids. It offers the latest news from the department along with information about bag limits, seasons and regulations. Hunters also can record trophy harvests, find Wildlife Management Areas and get sunset and sunrise times for their location.

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For those who like to fish, this app helps identify fish as they are caught. The app is available from iTunes or Google Play.

3. The Virginia State Parks Website
The site dubs itself “The Natural Hunting Destination.” It includes information about reserving preferred hunt days, open hunting areas throughout the state parks and special youth hunts. In addition, hunters can find information about workshops, feral hog lottery hunts, deer management areas and other useful information to help get the most of a Virginia hunting expedition.

This article is for information only. Please check current regulations before hunting.

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