The City of Parkersburg will hold the annual Urban Deer Archery Hunt from September 09, 2017 to December 31, 2017 in Johnson T. Janes Park. A total of 30 permits will be available through a draw, or lottery process. Applications will be available starting August 10, 2017 at the Parkersburg Municipal Building on the fourth floor. The draw will be held on August 17, 2017 in the second floor lobby at the Municipal Building at 5 pm.
First time participants will be required to take a proficiency test on Wednesday August 16 at 5pm. The test consists of shooting five (5) arrows at a target 20 yards ground level, four (4) of which must be in the “kill zone” of the target.
A valid WV hunting license is required to receive a permit. The hunt is archery only. Contact the Public Works Department at 304/424-8559 with any questions.