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 Full Story »

Second elk calf is probably the last of 2017

6 days 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 week 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 »

Repair work at Apple Grove hatchery underway

2 weeks ago by

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

Fearless grouse fascinates folks in Barbour County

2 weeks ago by

An odd bird which is apparently attracted to humans and the roar of power tools. Full Story »

First elk born in West Virginia since reintroduction

4 weeks ago by

The agency confirmed the birth Thursday, saying it has captured footage of the calf passing by a camera set up to monitor a pregnant cow separated from the herd. Full Story »

A thank you to veterans, with a fishing pole

4 weeks ago by

Three veterans take a fishing trip as a thank-you for their service. Full Story »

Group hopes to shine big light on Little Kanawha

1 month ago by

Inspired by other river trails in the state, a Glenville based group works to develop more access and attention to one of central West Virginia's major waterways. Full Story »

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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?

June 9, 2017

A lot rides on budget for W.Va. sportsmen and outdoor lovers

A look at what a government shutdown could mean for those of us who love enjoying the outdoors in West Virginia.

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