Deer Hunting


Mason Neck 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
2018 Hunt Program Dates:
Deer hunt lottery application deadline: September 23, 2018
Lottery result notification: September 30
Selected hunter permit purchase deadline: October 13
Extra hunt permit purchases: October 14 - October 20
Scout Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 27
Tuesday, December 4
Bonus Hunt: Tuesday, December 11 (Adults harvest 2 antlerless deer to qualify, youth may participate regardless of harvest))

 Click here for the 2018 Mason Neck Deer Hunt Information Sheet 

 Click here to print a 2018 Northern Virginia Managed Hunt Shotgun Qualification Card

Firearm Qualification Standards and Ranges

 2018 Mason Neck Deer Hunt Map

Apply to the Deer Hunt Lottery:

- 2018 Deer Hunt Lottery Applications will open  by July 31, 2018. 
- Hunters must now apply for the deer hunt lottery on-line with RecAccess at 
- Application fees must be paid in the form of a credit or debit card.

Questions??? Please Contact: 

Amanda Daisey, Acting Refuge Manager - 703-490-4979 ext. 2015