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Today January 22, 2020

Antler scores grow in popularity in West Virginia

DNR personnel certified as official Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young scorers expect to measure a lot of antler this weekend at the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston.

Saturday January 18, 2020

Hardy County angler catches a record he wasn’t after

Zach Adkins of Cabins, W.Va. has always tried to catch a state record fish, but never thought it would be a carp.

Thursday January 16, 2020

State record for blue catfish is broken again

An unusually windy and warm day in January puts Culloden angler in the perfect spot to land a monster.

Tuesday January 14, 2020

License sales jump dramatically in 2019

Sales of license in 2019 increased by 73,000 and a promotion to sell license during the month of December gets the 2020 sales off to a fast start. DNR officials say they are pleased with the turnaround.

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Mountaineer Heritage hunting season is here

It's the second year for the season which requires hunters to use only old-fashioned firearms and archery equipment in a four day hunt for deer and bear statewide.

Friday January 3, 2020

Old Christmas trees to become new fish habitat

The DNR and DEP will have their annual tree collection points in Charleston and Bridgeport this weekend

Monday December 30, 2019

England retires as state parks chief

Sam England stated his career in 1978 in high school as a part-timer on the golf course maintenance crew and retired from the same agency 41 years later.

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Crumrine family keeps the faith in the Christmas season

A family deals with uncertainty this Christmas season, but continues to cling to hope their loved one will eventually be found.

Wednesday December 18, 2019

Pass blocking and duck calling

Former Mountaineer offensive lineman Colton McKivitz shares his love of football, family, and the outdoors as he prepares for the NFL draft.

Saturday December 14, 2019

DNR releases harvest figures for two-week buck season

Number of bucks killed dropped 17 percent from 2018 total

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