Outdoors

Wednesday August 9, 2017

Arizona elk transfer planned for 2018

All 60 elk approved for delivery to West Virginia could arrive in the first half of next year

Monday August 7, 2017

Additional elk headed to West Virginia

Arizona Game and Fish Commission gives the green light for West Virginia to receive up to 60 elk in the coming years.

Monday July 31, 2017

Despite loosening of regulation, Stonewall anglers keep very few bass

Studies after four years find although fishermen can keep a limited number of bass from Stonewall Jackson Lake, very few are actually doing so.

Saturday July 29, 2017

Fungal disease poses real threat to W.Va. snake population

Fungal infection detected in at least two West Virginia snakes leaves biologist baffled and concerned.

Tuesday July 25, 2017

DNR evaluates musky stocking program on select waters

Biologists want to determine if there is enough natural reproduction in some of the state's waters to scale back stockings and redirect resources elsewhere.

Friday July 21, 2017

A Mountaineer on the high seas

Webster County native Jay Kavanagh has been running charter fishing trips almost every morning for 17 years out of Hatteras Island, North Carolina

Thursday July 20, 2017

DNR urges caution in online search for hunting and fishing license

Agency reports recent searches for hunting and fishing information has created confusion for some sportsmen trying to buy a license.

Wednesday July 19, 2017

Second elk calf is probably the last of 2017

Trail cam confirms there are two elk offspring in W.Va. now--but biologists doubt any more of the state's elk herd are bred.

Saturday July 15, 2017

Forest Service commits to increased habitat work on National Forest

Managers on the one Million acre Monongahela National Forest want to accelerate projects to improve the forest condition for wildlife in the years to come.

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Repair work at Apple Grove hatchery underway

Crews are replacing the liners in the hatchery's 34 ponds and large five acre lake after the old material wore out.

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