Fire towers still an attraction for the curious in West Virginia

Relics of a bygone era, fire observation towers still offer a nostalgic and magnificent view of the forest Full Story »


Despite loosening of regulation, Stonewall anglers keep very few bass

3 weeks ago by

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

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

4 weeks ago by

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

DNR evaluates musky stocking program on select waters

4 weeks ago by

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. Full Story »

A Mountaineer on the high seas

1 month ago by

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

DNR urges caution in online search for hunting and fishing license

1 month ago by

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

Second elk calf is probably the last of 2017

1 month ago by

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. Full Story »

Forest Service commits to increased habitat work on National Forest

1 month ago by

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. Full Story »

Trout Stocking Report

July 25, 2017

One of my few regrets in life

If I could turn back time, I would have worked toward becoming an Eagle Scout.

July 18, 2017

The grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the fence–or the river

Trust looks to be eroding fast in what's happening within Ohio DNR.

July 7, 2017

Vacation sometimes gets in my way

There's a story to tell and I'm goofing off at the beach. What the heck man?

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