Outdoors

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Despite social media claims, hatcheries are in good shape

DNR says social media claims of trout escaping the hatcheries in high water this week was "fake news"

Thursday April 12, 2018

DNR anticipates strong year for spring gobbler hunting

Foliage will be light, but two year old gobblers will be abundant in 2018.

Saturday April 7, 2018

Longtime DNR fish biologist takes reins of fishery programs

DNR's Mark Scott promoted to top fisheries position within the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

Friday April 6, 2018

U.S. Forest Service prepares for controlled burns in W.Va. forest lands

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.

Wednesday March 28, 2018

DNR adds fish and locations to Gold Rush week

Golden rainbow trout will be stocked in 20 additional locations.

Saturday March 24, 2018

Big bucks still lurk in West Virginia’s high country

Raleigh County man scores a huge buck in a place once well known, but now mostly a memory, for hard core deer hunting.

Monday March 19, 2018

More elk have arrived in West Virginia

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.

Friday March 16, 2018

Fungus continues to ravage West Virginia bat numbers

Retiring DNR Biologist Craig Stihler wishes there was a better outlook as his career comes to a close.

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Regulation adjustment would boost creel sizes for Stonewall bass tournaments

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.

Saturday March 10, 2018

Sunday hunting now allowed everywhere in West Virginia

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.

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