Outdoors notes -- Oct. 27
White-tailed deer may be hunted with archery equipment through Dec. 31. The bag limit is up to two deer a day.
Black bears may be hunted with archery equipment through Nov. 23. The bag limit is up to two bears a season.
Wild boars may be hunted with archery equipment through Dec. 31. The bag limit is one boar a season.
Squirrels may be hunted through Jan. 31. The bag limit is six squirrels a day.
Ruffed grouse may be hunted through Feb. 28. The bag limit is four grouse a day.
Woodcock may be hunted through Nov. 25. The bag limit is three woodcock a day.
Sora and Virginia rails may be hunted through Nov. 2. The bag limit is 25 rails a day.
Common snipes may be hunted through Dec. 7. The bag limit is eight snipes a day.
West Virginia's early firearm season for bears closes one-half hour after sunset.
West Virginia's hunting season for sora and Virginia rails will end at sunset.
The Almost Heaven Archers will hold their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Cabela's store in Southridge Centre. Call 304-744-2455.
The Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the South Charleston Public Library.
- compiled by John Mccoy