Outdoors

Wednesday June 27, 2018

DNR cancels controlled hunt at Chief Logan State Park

Director Steve McDaniel tells meeting in Logan the merits of the hunt were outweighed by the ill feelings created in the community.

CWD detected in two more West Virginia counties

Two positives in Berkeley County and one from Mineral County widen the circle of chronic wasting disease prevalence in West Virginia's eastern panhandle.

Saturday June 23, 2018

Crayfish study could mean habitat improvement in coalfields

Stocked trout may be causing life to be even harder on two endangered crayfish--but researchers believe they have a solution to help both species.

Thursday June 21, 2018

Catfish ‘Noodling” now legal in West Virginia

West Virginians can now legally pull a catfish out of its lair by hand. Guides with "noodling know-how" from other states share some of their knowledge.

Wednesday June 13, 2018

WVSSAC to recognize archery as a sanctioned sport

Officials say the popularity of the DNR's Archery in the Schools and the diversity of competitors is driving the WVSSAC's decision

Saturday June 9, 2018

A babe in the woods

At the tender age of three, Jasi Butler has probably been a part of more successful turkey hunts than many adult hunters

Wednesday June 6, 2018

No license required to fish West Va. waters this weekend

Free fishing weekend is aimed at getting everybody to give fishing a try, whether it's your first time ever or you haven't been in a long time.

Sunday June 3, 2018

Governor puts plans for controlled hunt on hold

Governor Jim Justice seeks input from the public and plans to review facts prompting the controlled hunt to decide if it will go forward.

Deaths of five elk prompt Justice to call the White House

Stress of testing and quarantine are blamed as factors,, Governor and DNR seek changes to protocal

Thursday May 31, 2018

Annual tournament honoring slain trooper is this weekend

The sixth annual Eric Workman Memorial Musky Tournament runs from midnight Friday night to Sunday afternoon

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