Best Place to Shoot a Deer

Reason no. 875 why Virginia is awesome: With certain restrictions, you can hunt a deer within city limits. And how popular is urban bow hunting in Richmond and the surrounding cities? To find out we asked the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries for the latest harvesting stats.

Number of deer harvested (their term, not ours) in 2010:

Richmond: 28

Petersburg: 18

Colonial Heights: 8

Hopewell: 8

Williamsburg: 16


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