From the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
-- Youth hunters between the ages of 8 and 17 and Class Q permit holders will have a chance to harvest an antlerless deer on each of three days this year-Oct. 30, Dec. 27 and Dec. 28.
The special season is an opportunity for seasoned hunters to introduce young hunters to deer hunting.
The special split Youth/Class Q deer season will be held on private land in all counties having a firearms deer hunting season and on 47 specified wildlife management areas and three state forests listed on page 30 of the 2010-2011 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary.
Youth hunters ages 8-14 must be accompanied by a licensed adult at least 21 years of age who must also wear 400 square inches of blaze orange, cannot carry a gun or bow and must remain near enough to the youth to render advice and assistance. In addition, youth hunters age 15-17 must comply with all licensing requirements.