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Wednesday February 20, 2019

Cost of bill to lower buck limit could be steep

The Fiscal Note on HB 2984 suggests potential loss of NRP officers and negative impacts on trout stocking, boat ramps, and WMA maintenance in West Virginia.

Monday February 18, 2019

Father’s picture of his son’s buck is grand prize winner

Chad Dickerson of Kenna, W.Va. sent us a photo of his young son Easton's first buck--and it was randomly drawn as our grand prize winner in the Ram Trucks Trophy Photo Contest.

Old musky still lurks in Elk River

Angler catches fish ten years after it was tagged in DNR survey.

Friday February 15, 2019

Bill to allow guided bear hunting in W.Va. clears Senate

The state's largest bear hunting organization is the most ardent critic of the idea.

Thursday February 14, 2019

Bill aims to move opening day of W.Va. buck season

Legislation would allow opening day of buck season on Saturday--but you'd have to buy an extra permit to hunt two days early.

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Legislation would lower buck limit and raise license fees

Bills in the House and Senate aren't likely to go far this session, but sponsors say they were introduced to start the discussion.

Thursday February 7, 2019

DNR releases final numbers on 2018-19 deer seasons

Overall deer numbers for 2018 are nearly identical from 2017, but down from the running average.

Tuesday February 5, 2019

Kanawha County woman is January trophy photo winner

Katlyn French of Cross Lanes killed this buck during the 2018 rifle season--the first time she had ever been hunting alone and without her dad.

Monday February 4, 2019

Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick astonishes auction with $125K bid for muzzleloader

Arizona Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick purchased the first Marvin Wotring Mountaineer muzzleloader.

Saturday February 2, 2019

DNR locks down more land for elk restoration

Agency acquires 6,500 acres of reclaimed land, one tract in Logan County the other in Ritchie County.

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