Effective July 1, 2015, it will be illegal to posses or use deer scents/lures that contain natural deer urine or other bodily fluids while taking, attempting to take, attracting or scouting wildlife in Virginia. For more details go to the VBA website - under Document Library>All Files>VDGIF Information.
The VDGIF 2015-2016 Hunting & Trapping Regulations will be available online on Friday, July 10, 2015. The hard copies will be available at Sporting Good stores sometime in early August.
The 2015 Bill Bennett Big Game Award recipients and the State Tournament Double and Triple Crown winners are now on the website under Document Library.
The latest issue of TOR was release on Wednesday, March 11th. The new format of TOR is much user friendly. Those that receive TOR, just click on "The Outdoor Report Blog." For those that do not receive TOR and would like to subscribe, just page down to "Subscribe to the Outdoor Report, fill in the necessary information and hit 'Submit.' The first article/topic is about the VBA 20th Annual Awards Banquet, FLIGHT and the VBA website. Please pass this information onto anyone that you know.
Folks - Dave Coffman, Editor of the Outdoor Report, would appreciate it if you would send me regarding any VBA State Tournaments, Club shoots/announcements, bowhunting articles, and/or pictures that you would like in the VDGIF Outdoor Report to me. Thanking you in advance, VBA Publicity Director.
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