DNR says social media claims of trout escaping the hatcheries in high water this week was "fake news"
Foliage will be light, but two year old gobblers will be abundant in 2018.
DNR's Mark Scott promoted to top fisheries position within the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Six separate fires will burn off under story over about 5,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest aimed at improving wildlife habitat and lessening the chance for a more serious forest fire.
Golden rainbow trout will be stocked in 20 additional locations.
Raleigh County man scores a huge buck in a place once well known, but now mostly a memory, for hard core deer hunting.
Just over 50 elk are being held on the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area in Logan County awaiting clearance to be released into the wild as part of the state's ongoing elk reintroduction program.
Retiring DNR Biologist Craig Stihler wishes there was a better outlook as his career comes to a close.
Change would allow anglers fishing a registered tournament to keep six bass of any size until the weigh-in before they would have to be returned to the water.
The long held blue law which forbid Sunday hunting in West Virginia is officially removed from the books with approval of this year's legislation.