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Deer Hunting


Mason Neck Deer Management Hunt

Purpose: To maintain the deer herd at a healthy level compatible with planned habitat goals and objectives while minimizing impacts to wildlife and visitors.

Administration: Managed in partnership by Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge and Mason Neck State Park

2014 Mason Neck Deer Hunt Dates 

Thursday November 20, 2014
Friday November 21, 2014
Friday December 12, 2014
Scout Date: November 2, 2014, 9am - 5pm 

Hunt Applications

- Click Here for the 2014 Application Form
- Hunt applications must be postmarked no later than Saturday September 20, 2014
- $10 fee per application, $5 application fee with a valid Senior and Access Pass
- Application fees are non-refundable


Selection Notices will be mailed on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Hunt Information

- Click Here for 2014 Mason Neck Hunt Information regarding firearm qualifications, permit swaps, alternates, standbys, baglimits, rules and more.
2014 Mason Neck Hunt Area Map
- Coming in September - Approved firearm qualification range locations

Orientation Requirements

Selected applicants must attend an orientation session. Staff provides two options to complete the hunt orientation requirement. 
(1) Attend an orientation session in person on October 18, 2014 at:

Gunston Elementary School
10100 Gunston Road
Lorton, VA 22079
8:00 am - Occoquan Bay Hunt Orientation
9:30 am - Mason Neck Hunt Orientation
11:00 am - Standby, Swaps, Extra Permit Sales

(2) View the Mason Neck Hunt Orientation On-line, complete a 25 question test, and have your answered verified by staff

Coming in October - On-line orientation program will be posted on this website along with test check dates, time, and locations


Last Updated: Jul 07, 2014
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