Black-tail deer Hunting season opens at Lopez Hill and Mount Grant Preserves

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank.

Make some room in your freezer — deer hunting is open for early and general seasons only at Lopez Hill and Mount Grant Preserves. Specific dates for 2021 are as follows:

• Archery – Sept. 1-24

• Muzzleloader – Sept. 25-Oct. 3

• Modern firearm – Oct. 16-31

• Special permit; second deer – September 1-October 31

Be sure to review and follow all Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hunting regulations and note that San Juan County is a Firearm Restriction Area.

Written permission is required to hunt at both locations, and will be provided by land bank staff. For Lopez Hill Preserve, contact Lopez Island Preserve Steward Amanda Wedow at For Mount Grant Preserve, contact Land Bank Outreach/Volunteer Coordinator Tanja Williamson at