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Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 36,796 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season, which ran from Nov. 25 through Dec. 7, 2019. 
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:30:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, WV – For the first time, West Virginia hunting and fishing license applications now include the option to register as an organ donor.
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:30:00 GMT
Charleston, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is offering multiple gift ideas for all the outdoor enthusiasts on holiday shopping lists. Gifts include lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, the West Virginia wildlife calendar, West Virginia State Park gift cards, and 2020 hunting and fishing licenses. 
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Numerous special hunter access roads will be open to Class Q/QQ physically challenged hunters on state-owned and National Forest Cooperative Wildlife Management Areas this fall.
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 25 through Dec. 7, 2019, in 51 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project Leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 25, the latest possible opening date. This season opens the Monday before Thanksgiving every year. The later opening this year can result in days with snow on the ground, which gives hunters an advantage of spotting and tracking deer.
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 01:50:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A Reedsville man caught a state record 27.87-inch, 4-pound chain pickerel on Oct. 13 at Upper Deckers Lake in Preston County, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Mon, 28 Oct 2019 06:14:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. - The following waters were stocked the week of October 21, 2019.
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:29:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - As a show of appreciation for all that our brave veterans have sacrificed, Gov. Jim Justice announced today that all United States veterans who stay at a West Virginia state park or state forest during the upcoming Veterans Appreciation weeks are eligible for a 50 percent discount on overnight lodging.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:02:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's 2019 wild boar firearms season opens Oct. 26, runs through Nov. 2, and is open to West Virginia residents only.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 05:23:00 GMT
LAVALETTE, W.Va. - West Virginia State Parks will be presenting the Financial and Investment Feasibility Analysis findings for the proposed 75-room Lodge and Conference Center within the Beech Fork Dam and Recreation Area near Huntington, West Virginia.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:24:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. - The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Stonewall Resort State Park in Roanoke, West Virginia.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:54:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - West Virginia's abundance of wildlife and hunting seasons provide opportunities for many families to fill their freezers with highly nutritious wild game.
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:22:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - This year's West Virginia fall trout stockings will run as scheduled during the weeks of Oct. 21 and 28, despite the long stretches of summer heat and dry conditions across the state, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR).
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:51:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The "Governor's One Shot Hunt" - an antlerless deer hunting event that provides a source of fundraising and venison for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program - has been scheduled for Oct. 26 at Stonewall Resort in Lewis County.
Thu, 03 Oct 2019 12:00:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The four-day special split antlerless deer season for youth hunters, persons with a Class Q/QQ permit, and senior citizens with a Class XS license soon will be underway.
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 11:59:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia’s fall wild turkey season opens Oct. 12. All 55 counties will have a least a one-week fall season. It’s also the second fall turkey season during which Sunday hunting is permitted on both private and public lands.
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - With the opening of big game hunting seasons quickly approaching, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds successful hunters that they must field tag and electronically check in their harvest.
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) urges motorists to take extra caution while driving in the fall.
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 05:00:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. - Hunters can get help preparing for the fall hunting seasons by consulting the 2019 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook publication, available on the Division of Natural Resources website.
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
LAVALETTE, W.Va. - West Virginia State Parks will be presenting an update on the proposed 75-room lodge and conference center within the Beech Fork Dam and Recreation Area near Huntington during an open community meeting next Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. The update will include the findings of the market and planning feasibility studies, as well as the results from a public survey.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Fall is a wonderful time to hike, and WonderFALL Walks make getting outside even better.
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:30:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. - West Virginia’s celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days is returning to Stonewall Jackson Resort State Park on Sept. 21-22. While many of the popular attractions are back, outdoor enthusiasts can expect the state’s largest hunting and fishing show to sound a little different this year.
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:32:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold six public meetings with anglers and the general public to discuss its draft Trout Management Plan.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 03:00:00 GMT
DAVIS, W.Va. - Canaan Valley Resort State Park will further solidify its status as a mountain biking destination this weekend when more than 100 middle and high school students shred the park's newest trail during the West Virginia Interscholastic Cycling League's 2019 Rally in the Valley Race.
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:11:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia Division of Natual Resources Director Stephen McDaniel says the state's 2019 archery and crossbow seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear and wild boar will open Saturday, Sept. 28 and run through Dec. 31.
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:00:00 GMT
LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. - Elk management tours return to Logan County this September and October.
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:13:00 GMT
LAVALETTE, W.Va. - A community meeting to obtain public comments concerning a feasibility assessment for a proposed 75-room lodge and conference center near the Beech Fork Dam and Recreation Area near Huntington is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:00:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Jim Justice has announced that West Virginia State Parks will be offering a 50% discount on all lodge rooms, cabins, and campsites to those seeking shelter from Hurricane Dorian.
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An early black bear gun season, with or without hunting dogs, runs from Aug. 31 through Sept. 15 in all of Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyoming counties.
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 03:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's 2019-2020 hunting season dates and bag limits for mourning dove, woodcock, common snipe and sora and Virginia rails have been set.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia is experiencing an outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in the state's white-tailed deer herd, according to the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR).
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMT
CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park’s Nature Wonder Weekend, North America’s premier and longest-running wild foods event, will celebrate its 52nd year Sept. 20-22, 2019. This year’s theme is “In My Backyard.”
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:20:00 GMT
Parkersburg, W.VA. - Fans of West Virginia state parks who are members of the Very Important Parks Person (VIPP) program are invited to attend the program's 33rd annual picnic. This year's event will be held Aug. 24 at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park in Parkersburg.
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) for Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, for anyone interested in applying for open Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions.
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 20:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Live birds of prey are coming to West Virginia state parks and forests this late summer.
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:00:00 GMT
FAIRLEA, W.Va. - If you have a keen eye and vast knowledge of West Virginia wildlife, you may qualify to be the 2019 West Virginia Mountaineer Sportsman.
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 19:00:00 GMT
GRAFTON, W.Va. - The Lodge is not only a place to stay overnight at Tygart Lake State Park near Grafton; it's now the name of the new park restaurant that openined this month at this central West Virginia destination.
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Green Bank Observatory (GBO) in Green Bank, W.Va. has announced a special resident-only controlled deer hunt at the GBO site Oct. 11-12, 2019. Hunters must enter a lottery for limited permits.
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at Tygart Lake State Park in Grafton, West Virginia.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking hunters and anglers to enter showcase pieces for the big buck and trophy fish display at the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration at Stonewall Resort State Park Sept. 21-22.
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Decreasing eastern mallard populations are forcing Atlantic Flyway states to change their regulations for the 2019-2020 waterfowl seasons, according to Mike Peters, waterfowl biologist for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Applications are being accepted through Aug. 25, 2019 for controlled deer hunts at six West Virginia state parks.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMT
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Volunteers are being recruited to help monarch butterflies by participating in Cacapon Resort State Park's monarch research study Friday, July 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers (NRPOs) will be patrolling the state's rivers and lakes during Operation Dry Water weekend, from July 5 to July 7, 2019, as part of a national campaign to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence (BUI).
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Applications for the 2019 Antlerless Deer Season limited permit areas are now available online at www.wvhunt.com. Applications will be accepted until midnight, Aug. 14.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:30:00 GMT
ALUM CREEK, W.Va. - Waterfowl hunters who wish to hunt from a shooting station in the controlled waterfowl hunting zone of McClintic Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located new Point Pleasant, must submit their application by midnight Aug. 11, 2019, according to Kem Shaw, wildlife biologist for the Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on 12 proposed legislative rules.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Historical figures from Mark Twain to Sacagawea will be visiting West Virginia state parks during weekends this summer as part of the West Virginia Humanities Council’s History Alive! program.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:12:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company's newest beer, 35 Parks WV Pale Ale, will be available at Pipestem Resort State Park beginning June 20 in celebration of West Virginia Day.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia state parks are cooking up a second helping of Farm-to-Table meals this summer. This is the second year that state parks are partnering with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) and the West Virginia Famers Market Association (WVFMA) to encourage the use of locally grown produce.
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00:00 GMT
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. - Just in time for free fishing weekend June 8 and 9, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the West Virginia Professional River Outfitters Association, stocked 650 pounds of rainbow trout in the Summersville Dam tailwater of the Gauley River June 6.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week with Free Fishing Weekend June 8 and 9. No license is required these two days, so if you are a lapsed angler or interested in learning, now is a good time to give it a try for free.
Wed, 15 May 2019 02:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Preliminary data indicates spring turkey hunters harvested 11,210 gobblers this year, according to Mike Peters, Game Bird and Small Game Project Leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Although 9% less than last year, this year's harvest is still 3% above the 5-year average and 9% above the 10-year average.
Thu, 09 May 2019 11:00:00 GMT
PIPESTEM, W.Va. - Zipline tours are officially underway at Pipestem Resort State Park, and just in time for summer.
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:00:00 GMT
CLAY, W.Va. - Adventure seekers from across the country will soon have a new opportunity to enjoy West Virginia's natural beauty. Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the state plans to build a mojor rail trail along the Elk River and Buffalo Creek.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Camping is one of the most popular activities in West Virginia's world-class state park system, but campers have historically had to go to great lengths to make sure they'll have a site or take their chances on busy weekends. Now campers can easily select a site on their smartphones, tablets, or computers in advance of their trip and be assured it will be available when they arrive.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company will release its newest craft beer at 11 a.m. May 1 at Pipestem Resort State Park. The event will take place at the resort's Mountain Creek Lodge.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - From Walk Among the Wildflowers to B.A.R.K. at the Park, a variety of specialty activities are scheduled at many West Virginia State Parks this spring.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Gov. Jim Justice announced today that campers in West Virginia can now reserve campsites online before they set out for the woods, thanks to an upgraded reservation system launched today.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Jim Justice announced today that beginning this week, trout stockings around the state, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has implemented an improved stocking method.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Today, West Virginia State Park officials announced Meador Campground, Tent Area Campground and Old Mill Campground at Bluestone State Park 2019 opening will be delayed until mid-June.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W. Va. — West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) personnel urge people to leave young wildlife alone because doing anything else is illegal, unsafe and often detrimental to the animal's health.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT
CLIFFTOP, W.Va. - Today, Gov. Jim Justice and representatives from the Division of Natural Resources (DNR) participated in the West Virginia Gold Rush, West Virginia's annual golden rainbow trout stocking, at Babcock State Park.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 11:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Hunters in West Virginia registered 108,856 white-tailed deer through the electronic game checking system during the recently completed buck firearms, anterlerless, muzzleloader, archery, crossbow, Youth/Class Q/Class XS and Mountaineer Heritage seasons.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It's time to make New Year's resolutions and seven West Virginia state parks and forests are inviting people to join a First Day Hike on Tuesday, Jan. 1 and adopt a healthier outlook by spending more time outside in 2019.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:40:00 GMT
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The Blennerhassett Museum in Parkersburg is the place to be on New Year's Eve.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:50:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking bobcat trappers to assist with a new study in Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources would like to remind beaver, bobcat, fisher and otter trappers that they are required to electronically register their catches within 30 days after the close of the respective season. The furbearer trapping seasons in West Virginia opened Nov. 3.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 44,572 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season which ran from Nov. 19 through Dec. 1, 2018, according to Gary Foster, assistant chief of Game Management with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section. 
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:45:00 GMT
JACKSONBURG, W.Va. — A large-scale, cooperative wildlife habitat enhancement project has been initiated on the Lewis Wetzel Wildlife Management Area in Wetzel County with a $75,000 donation from Eureka Midstream.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia turkey hunters harvested 1,215 birds during the fall season, according to the Division of Natural Resources. That’s an increase of 28 percent above the 2017 season, and only 4 percent below the five-year average.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:10:00 GMT
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Cacapon Resort State Park is hosting a holiday celebration on Sunday, Dec. 16. The Historic Old Inn, West Virginia’s first state park lodge, will be decorated for the holidays, setting the stage for an afternoon of activities. Santa will greet children from 1-2:30 p.m.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. — Stonewall Resort is hosting a series of holiday-themed events with activities scheduled each weekend in December, running through New Year’s Day.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT
PIPESTEM, W.Va. — The East River Mountain Town Band will perform an afternoon of holiday music at Pipestem Resort State Park on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. The free two-hour concert includes an intermission and will be held in the Hudkins Conference Center at McKeever Lodge.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s muzzleloader deer hunting season will open Dec. 10 and run through Dec. 16, 2018.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The perfect gift is one that keeps on giving, and West Virginia State Parks is including “Something Extra” this holiday season on gift card purchases of $100 or more. This bonus includes eight coupons that can be used at select state parks and forests in 2019.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:55:00 GMT
DAVIS, W.Va. – Canaan Valley Resort State Park is starting the winter season early this year by opening its tubing and ice skating areas during the Thanksgiving weekend on Nov. 22-25.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 19, the earliest possible opening date. This season opens the Monday before Thanksgiving every year, and gives hunters an opportunity to hunt during part of the rut, when bucks are active.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 2018 West Virginia buck firearms season will start Monday, Nov. 19 and run through Dec. 1. Here are a few facts about the season:
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:55:00 GMT
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — It’s beginning to look like Christmas at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg, with the annual “Trees of Our Heritage” display underway through Dec. 23, 2018.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The 2018-19 Hunting and Trapping Regulations brochure published in July include inaccurate dates for the antlerless deer season at two West Virginia wildlife management areas.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:50:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 28, at Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County. The meeting will start at 1 p.m.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:40:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking trappers to donate river otter carcasses to assist in collecting much-needed data on otter populations in the state. Reproductive and age data collected from carcasses will be used to model the state’s population and better determine how the otter population would respond to any changes in bag limits and season lengths.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As a way to thank veterans and military personnel for their service, West Virginia State Parks is offering a 50 percent discount on lodge rooms and cabins Nov. 1-15, 2018.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:20:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) on Oct. 26-27 for anyone interested in applying for open Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:55:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — West Virginia's abundance of wildlife and hunting seasons provides opportunities for many families to fill their freezers with highly nutritious wild game.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:10:00 GMT
CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park in Ritchie County is offering a Holiday Party Special this October through December for small and large groups. The party special is designed for group events where friends, family or co-workers can get together and enjoy an outing that includes a great meal in a private dining area.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:20:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — The three-day special antlerless deer season for youth hunters, persons with a Class Q/QQ permit and senior citizens with a Class XS license will soon be underway.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:30:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s fall wild turkey season opens Oct.13. This will be the third year that all 55 counties will have a least a one-week fall season. It’s also the first fall turkey season where Sunday hunting is permitted on both private and public lands.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will stock 26 streams and 11 lakes with trout during the weeks of Oct. 15 and 22. Fall trout stocking traditionally occurs during the week of Columbus Day and the following week, but this year’s stocking will begin a week later.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:20:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — Hunters getting ready for the fall hunting seasons can now consult the 2018 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook publication, available on the Hunting section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources website at www.wvdnr.gov.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:55:00 GMT
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — For two nights in October, visitors to Blennerhassett Island can experience the flame-lit world of 1805 and attend a period-accurate party during the park’s popular Mansion by Candlelight event.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:10:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Numerous special hunter access roads will be open to Class Q/QQ physically challenged hunters on state-owned and National Forest Cooperative Wildlife Management Areas this fall.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:05:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources urges motorists to exercise caution while driving during the fall months because vehicle collisions with deer typically increase during this time of year.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Gold Rush, a special stocking of golden rainbow trout, will return in 2019 with more fish and locations, according to West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Director Stephen McDaniel.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:55:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. – Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County for West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 22-23, 2018. The event is the largest outdoor hunting and fishing show in the state, with approximately 100 vendors exhibiting hunting, fishing and conservation-related merchandise and information.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's 2018 archery and crossbow seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear and wild boar will open Saturday, Sept. 29. The archery and crossbow deer and bear seasons run through Dec. 31.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — September marks the beginning of many hunting seasons and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources would like to remind hunters to prepare by scouting, inspecting equipment and sharpening their skills.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:40:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be leading 20 guided tours of the state’s elk reintroduction site in Logan County in September and October. Public tours will start at Chief Logan Lodge and include a visit to the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area, where elk from Kentucky and Arizona were released in 2016 and 2018.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:40:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) for anyone interested in applying for open Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:40:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Applications to participate in controlled deer hunts at nine West Virginia state parks are being accepted through Sept. 9. These hunts are scheduled throughout the fall at Beech Fork, Cacapon Resort, Canaan Valley Resort, Lost River, North Bend, Pipestem Resort, Stonewall Resort, Twin Falls and Watoga.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:05:00 GMT
PANTHER, W.Va. — Recent flooding has caused a slippage and closed the main access road to Panther State Forest in McDowell County.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In anticipation of fall hunting season coming up, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding outdoorsmen and women to prepare for a safe and enjoyable season and to refreshing themselves on hunting ethics.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Several important changes in the state’s fall hunting seasons are included in the new 2018-2019 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary. The regulations brochure is available at hunting and fishing license agents, DNR district offices, DNR Elkins and South Charleston offices and online at www.wvdnr.gov.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:05:00 GMT
CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park’s Nature Wonder Weekend, North America’s premier and longest-running wild foods event, will celebrate its 51st annual event Sept. 21-23. The theme of this year’s event is “Forage and Feast.”
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's 2018-2019 hunting season dates and bag limits for mourning dove, woodcock, common snipe and sora and Virginia rails have been set. These seasons are set within the annual guidelines established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:05:00 GMT
CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park will offer rappelling, mountain biking and kayaking classes on Saturday, Aug. 11 as part of its popular Quest program. These popular outdoor recreation skills courses last from two to four hours and will be taught by park rangers. Registration is required and is available until Aug. 10 by calling North Bend State Park at 304-643-2931 or by signing up at the front desk.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:15:00 GMT
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Cacapon Resort State Park will host West Virginia native and professional storyteller Adam Booth on Aug. 11 for a fun and family friendly evening of campfire ghost stories and tall tales.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:55:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, July 29 at Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County. The meeting will start at 1 p.m.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:50:00 GMT
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – Cacapon Resort State Park will host a golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in what is expected to become an annual event to support the local high school golf program. The park is working with sponsors and golfers to raise funds for the Berkeley Springs High School golf team, as well as the Cacapon Foundation and the general fund for sports programs in Morgan County.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:50:00 GMT
DAVIS, W.Va. — Blackwater Falls State Park will welcome some of the country’s top Irish road bowling competitors Aug. 3-5 for the 2018 North American Region Finals, hosted by the West Virginia Irish Road Bowling Association (WVIRBA). The public is invited to attend and learn about this fun sport.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:45:00 GMT
ROMNEY, W.Va. — Mourning dove hunters who wish to participate in a controlled hunt at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area in Hardy County must apply by midnight on July 31.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:40:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking hunters and anglers to enter showcase pieces for the big buck and trophy fish display at the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration at Stonewall Resort State Park on Sept. 22-23.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:40:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Parks system dedicated three new cabins at Chief Logan State Park in Logan County today. The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center was attended by West Virginia Division of Natural Resources staff, local officials and several members of the public.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:10:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Parks system will dedicate three new cabins at Chief Logan State Park in Logan County on Monday, July 16 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:25:00 GMT
CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park helps guests learn new outdoors skills through its Quest program and will offer introductory courses in backpacking, backcountry camping and geocaching on July 21.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on proposed and modified procedural rules.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:15:00 GMT
ALUM CREEK, W.Va. — Waterfowl hunters who wish to hunt from a shooting station in the controlled waterfowl hunting zone of McClintic Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located near Point Pleasant, must submit an application by midnight Aug. 12
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:35:00 GMT
HACKER VALLEY, W.Va. — Holly River State Park will host a popular Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Diversity program about the state’s native snakes on July 6.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:20:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Applications for the 2018 Antlerless Deer Season limited permit areas are now available online at www.wvhunt.com, and will be accepted until midnight, Aug. 14.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:10:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Natural Resources Police officers will be patrolling the state’s rivers and lakes during Operation Dry Weekend, from June 29 to July 1, as part of a national campaign to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on a new procedural rule involving controlled deer hunts at select state parks.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Effective July 1, 2018, two eastern panhandle counties will be added to three that already have restrictions on the disposal and transport of deer carcasses. The restrictions are designed to combat the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). Berkeley and Mineral counties have been added to Hampshire, Hardy and Morgan counties as areas where restrictions apply.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:20:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Several West Virginia state parks and forests will host the popular “Wings of Wonder – Birds of Prey” program this summer. The program features six birds rehabilitated by the Three Rivers Avian Center (TRAC) in Brooks, West Virginia.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:15:00 GMT
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will debut an early 19th century-style garden party on June 23 at the park’s recently restored Blennerhassett Pleasure Garden.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:10:00 GMT
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — National Canoe Day is June 26 and West Virginia State Parks is encouraging visitors to join the fun by taking a canoe or kayak out for a paddle at a park or forest lake.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:05:00 GMT
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Beech Fork State Park is celebrating National Canoe Day by offering a group paddle through Beech Fork Creek on June 26.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:40:00 GMT
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — National Canoe Day is June 26 and West Virginia State Parks is encouraging visitors to join the fun by taking a canoe or kayak out for a paddle at a park or forest lake.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMT
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Berkeley Springs State Park is introducing a new loyalty card program for frequent guests of its bathhouses. The program uses separate punch cards for the main bathhouse and old Roman bathhouse that can be redeemed for complimentary services after a set number of visits.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:55:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — Spring provides many opportunities to see fawns, cubs and other young animals, but the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) would like to remind people that young wildlife should be left alone.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:50:00 GMT
ANSTED, W.Va. — The Vista Restaurant at the Hawks Nest State Park lodge is now under park management and has reopened following a period of equipment replacement and seating and décor updates.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A law passed during the 2018 legislative session will soon allow West Virginia anglers to hand-fish, or “noodle,” in public waters. The annual season will run from June 15 to Aug. 31.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:40:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 2018 West Virginia Fishing Regulations pamphlet published by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources includes a misprint for the start of frog season. The correct starting date for West Virginia’s frog season is Saturday, June 16, not June 17.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:40:00 GMT
CENTERVILLE, W.Va. — As part of the dam safety program of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Conaway Run Lake in Tyler County is undergoing repairs from June 11 through Oct. 31, 2018. The boat ramp, parking lot and access road to the dam will be closed during this time. 
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:05:00 GMT
ROMNEY, W.Va. — West Virginia Division of Natural Resources biologists recently released fingerling native brook trout into a tributary of the Cacapon River in Hampshire County with the help of students from Slanesville Elementary School.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00:00 GMT
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Thanks to its fish-filled waters and family friendly amenities, Little Beaver State Park Lake is one of the best places to go fishing and boating in West Virginia, according to a survey of moms across the country.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:50:00 GMT
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the West Virginia Professional Outfitters Association, stocked 650 pounds of rainbow trout in the Summersville Dam tailwater of the Gauley River on June 5. 
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Eight West Virginia State Parks will host “Farm-to-Table” dinners this summer to promote the use of locally grown produce and food products at park restaurants.
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:10:00 GMT
DAVIS, W.Va. — Blackwater Falls State Park is one of West Virginia’s best birdwatching regions and will host a new nature event for birding enthusiasts on June 1-3. The event, called Bird Discovery Weekend, will be led by birding expert Bill Beatty of Wellsburg, West Virginia. Beatty is a seasoned naturalist of 45 years and author of three books and numerous magazine articles. 
Mon, 21 May 2018 10:25:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The Chief Logan State Park office has been moved to the renovated Museum in the Park building, which now features a new gift shop and visitor center.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:30:00 GMT
FARMINGTON, W.Va. — Due to a recent change in land ownership, the Lumberport ponds located in Harrison County are no longer open to the public, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — According to preliminary data gathered by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, turkey hunters in West Virginia harvested 12,274 gobblers this spring, which is a 15-year high and a 6 percent increase over 2017.
Tue, 15 May 2018 14:30:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — Fifty elk transported from Arizona now officially call West Virginia “home.” Gov. Jim Justice and Division of Natural Resources Director Stephen McDaniel welcomed the animals to the Mountain State on May 15 during a public ceremony in Logan County.
Tue, 15 May 2018 12:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law as well as a misguided disservice to our state animal, according to Colin Carpenter, black bear project leader for the DNR Wildlife Resources Section.
Tue, 15 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) have confirmed that a northern snakehead fish was killed in another body of water and illegally dumped into Opequon Creek near State Route 9 in Berkeley County. USGS received the dead northern snakehead fish at its Leetown Science Center April 23.
Tue, 15 May 2018 11:55:00 GMT
RIPLEY, W.Va. — As part of the dam safety program of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Rollins Lake dam in Jackson County has been scheduled for core drilling tests May 15 - 18, 2018. For safety reasons, the gate will be locked during these days. DNR apologizes for any inconvenience to anglers.
Tue, 15 May 2018 11:50:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — The following waters were stocked the week of May 11, 2018
Fri, 11 May 2018 14:35:00 GMT
GRAFTON, W.Va. — Expansion projects at Tygart Lake State Park’s marina are nearing completion and visitors will soon be able to enjoy improved parking and boat launches, as well as new courtesy docks.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The annual Songwriters Retreat at Twin Falls State Park will return for a fourth year on Nov. 9-11 and feature songwriter Jim Ritchey and nationally acclaimed songwriter Kelley Hunt.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:55:00 GMT
ROANOKE, W.Va. — Nevil Barr has been named executive chef at Stonewall Resort near Weston in Lewis County. The resort also is announcing enhancements to TJ Muskies, Stillwaters and Lightburns that will improve guests’ dining experience.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:15:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — The following waters were stocked the week of April 16, 2018:
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:00:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Division of Natural Resources is reminding hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts possession of shed elk antlers and removing them from the wild is prohibited by West Virginia State Code.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:30:00 GMT
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. —Nature enthusiasts are invited to help sow wildflower seeds at Beech Fork State Park on Saturday, April 21 during a hike on the Overlook Trail with Master Naturalist Fred Tackett.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:50:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Approximately 500 students from 55 schools participated in the 13th annual Archery in the Schools state tournament, hosted by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources at the Summersville Arena and Conference Center on March 24.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mark Scott has been named assistant chief of Fisheries Management for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. He replaces Bret Preston, who retired in October 2017.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV — Jerod Harman, the West Virginia B.A.S.S (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society) Conservation Director, received the B.A.S.S Nation Conservation Director of the Year award on March 17, 2018, during the biennial B.A.S.S Conservation Summit in South Carolina.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:20:00 GMT
DAVIS, W.Va. — Blackwater Falls State Park will welcome hundreds of wildflower enthusiasts to the area on May 10-13 for a weekend of springtime outdoor adventure and nature exploration during the 57th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:05:00 GMT
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Beech Fork State Park’s annual “Make It Shine” volunteer cleanup day is Saturday, April 7. Volunteers who register before the event day may camp for free on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:25:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The 35th annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at Chief Logan State Park. The popular hike commemorates local wildflower enthusiast and Logan Garden Club member, Sue Browning.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:35:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice signed SB 451 on Thursday, allowing Sunday hunting on public lands in West Virginia. The bill was passed overwhelmingly during the recently completed legislative session.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:35:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — Chances of striking gold during the special West Virginia Gold Rush trout stockings on April 2-6 have increased. Due to growing interest and excitement, the Division of Natural Resources will stock golden rainbow trout at 20 new locations around the state, bringing the total number of stocked lakes and streams to 50.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:55:00 GMT
LOGAN, W.Va. — The 35th annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at Chief Logan State Park. The popular hike commemorates local wildflower enthusiast and Logan Garden Club member, Sue Browning.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:15:00 GMT
HOLDEN, W.Va. — Fifty-one elk completed their journey from Arizona and were released into a holding facility in Logan County earlier this month.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 11:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Trapping seasons for all furbearing animals, except beaver, have closed. The beaver trapping season continues until March 31.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:45:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will hold 12 public meetings across the state to review and receive comments on proposed hunting, trapping and fishing regulations March 12-13 from 6-8 p.m.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two West Virginia Division of Natural Resources staff members have been recognized by the state chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) for their efforts in game management, conservation and promoting hunter safety.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:20:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. — The following waters were stocked the week of Feb. 19, 2018
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:35:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s state parks and forests will begin processing campsite reservations on Feb. 15, in advance of camping season this spring.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Division of Natural Resources Headquarters at 324 4th Avenue in South Charleston. The meeting will start at 1 p.m.
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:50:00 GMT
Restoring and improving the health of West Virginia’s state park lands while creating expanded public recreational opportunities are the goals of West Virginia Senate bill SB270 and its House companion HB4182.
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:20:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. - The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 29, 2018:
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 22, 2018
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an effort to encourage families and new anglers to enjoy fishing during the spring 2018 season, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the locations of 104 trout stockings.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:30:00 GMT
FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — French Creek Freddie, West Virginia’s favorite weather-predicting groundhog, will leave his den on Feb. 2 to celebrate Groundhog Day and is inviting visitors to join him at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center in Upshur County.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:25:00 GMT
CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service and the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) to acquire 17 additional elk next month as part of the state’s elk restoration effort.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:30:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 15, 2018
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT
PIPESTEM, W.Va. — Pipestem Resort State Park will host a gift buying show for retail businesses and bulk buyers at the McKeever Lodge Feb. 5-7.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:55:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled Physical Agility Tests (PAT) for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions open statewide.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:00:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 8, 2018
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:05:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hunters in West Virginia harvested 3,160 black bears during the combined 2017 archery and firearms seasons, which is the second highest recorded bear kill in state history.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:25:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Preliminary counts indicate hunters harvested 108,160 white-tailed deer in West Virginia during the 2017 seasons. The 2017 harvest was 4 percent below the 2016 harvest of 112,384 deer, and 15 percent below the five-year average of 127,803.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:15:00 GMT
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2019 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar. The deadline for submitting artwork is Feb. 19, 2018.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:55:00 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 2, 2018:


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