Applications being accepted for Bridgeport deer hunt

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Officials are now processing applications for the 2022 Urban Deer Hunt in Bridgeport.

Hunters that have participated in the last five years can pick up an application at the police department and will not be required to attend Urban Deer Hunt meetings.

Potential hunters are required to provide a completed Urban Deer Hunting Landowner’s Permission Form when the application is submitted. New hunters and hunters that have not participated in the last five years are also required to complete a proficiency test.

Hunting season this year is set for September 10 through Dec. 31.

New hunters are required to attend one of the following meetings at Bridgeport City Hall:

Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 1 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Applications must be completed by Sept. 2.

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