Governor Jim Justice gives a 30 day free fishing period for W.Va. residents. No license or stamps required. All other laws apply.
Daily updates on-line and on the telephone hotline about where stockings were done are temporarily suspended amid the pandemic in an effort to reduce crowds on the streams.
Trout stocking will be maintained, but State Park lodges and the Hatfield-McCoy Trails will be shutting down
Amid concerns about the potential spread of Covid-19 all West Virginia hunter education classes has been cancelled until further notice.
The old length record for the grass carp in West Virginia didn't' stand for two months.
The DNR's Archery in Schools State Championships and the Sportsman's Sectional Meetings are among those events now off due to concerns about the potential spread of Covid19 the Novel Corona Virus
Governor's One Shot hunt generates $50,000 for program to benefit the needy in West Virginia with red meat
Gov. Jim Justice expands special stocking to encompass two weekends to allow more enjoyment of fishing for the West Virginia golden trout
DNR obtains birds from Texas and wants to study how they will do on the Tomblin WMA in southern West Virginia where habitat and food sources have been enhanced.
Tim Ickes of Cross Lanes has pushed for a long time to give adoptive and foster parents a chance to purchase those children lifetime hunting and fishing license the same way as biological parents. After this year's Legislative Session, he's won half the battle.