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Wednesday May 15, 2019

DNR releases 2019 spring gobbler harvest figures

West Virginia experienced a nine percent reduction in harvest for the just completed season over last year.

Friday May 10, 2019

National Park idea for New River Gorge shifts to Park and Preserve

With near blanket prohibition on hunting in National Parks, the idea for the New River Gorge was a non-starter for West Virginia sportsmen, but a Park-Preserve model appears favorable

Tuesday May 7, 2019

Commissioners raise questions ahead of vote on buck limit

DNR Director Steve McDaniel wants a vote on lowering the buck limit from 3 to 2 in August, members of the Natural Resources Commission appear reluctant to take the step until a comprehensive survey is done--which will take considerably longer.

Saturday May 4, 2019

Dam removal changes West Fork fishing prospects

What was once much like a series of small lakes, is now a free flowing waterway with shoals, riffles, and plenty of structure and cover for ambush species.

Thursday May 2, 2019

Ex-wife of DNR director accused of battery: ‘This has become a political debate, and it’s a private issue’

Domestic Violence coalition has Friday meeting scheduled with Governor's Office.

Pendleton County ready to celebrate trout fishing

The inaugural West Virginia Trout Festival, which was formerly known as Spring Fest , is this weekend in Franklin and centers around one of West Virginia's favorite activities. ,

Wednesday May 1, 2019

Mistakenly-filed charge on DNR chief was wiped out, but he’s not exactly in the clear

McDaniel still must abide by deferred prosecution agreement.

Proposed regulations changes aimed at protection of candy darter

It's an almost exclusively West Virginia fish--but it is in serious jeopardy of disappearing.

Tuesday April 30, 2019

Domestic battery charge is dismissed against W.Va. DNR director

Judge files order dropping the case against Stephen McDaniel.

Monday April 29, 2019

Delegates call for dismissal of W.Va. DNR director following domestic violence arrest

General counsel for the governor says there's no change in McDaniel's status.

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