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
2019 Hunt Program Dates:
Deer hunt lottery application deadline: September 23
Lottery result notification: September 30
Selected hunter permit purchase deadline: October 13 
Extra hunt permit purchases: October 15 - 20
Scout Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 19
Tuesday, December 3
Bonus Hunt: Tuesday, December 10 (Adults harvest 2 antlerless deer to qualify, youth may participate regardless of harvest results)

 Click Here to view the 2019 Mason Neck Deer Hunt Information Sheet and Map

 Click Here to print a 2019 Northern Virginia Managed Hunt Shotgun Qualification Card

2019 Firearm Qualification Standards and Range List

 Apply to the Deer Hunt Lottery:

- 2019 Deer Hunt Lottery Applications will open by July 31, 2019. 
- 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.


Online Lottery Application and Permit System Help:

Hunt Site, Rules, or Regulation Questions: Amanda Daisey, Refuge Manager - 703-490-4979 ext. 2015