More elk have arrived in West Virginia

Just over 50 elk are being held on the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area in Logan County awaiting clearance to be released into the wild as part of the state's ongoing elk reintroduction program.  Full Story »

Sunday hunting now allowed everywhere in West Virginia

2 weeks ago by

The long held blue law which forbid Sunday hunting in West Virginia is officially removed from the books with approval of this year's legislation. Full Story »

DNR proposes protection for 130 miles of native brook trout streams

3 weeks ago by

Agency wants to insure work done will keep native brook trout progressing while enabling sportsmen to enjoy fishing for them. Full Story »

Parks and DNR consider changes to controlled hunts

3 weeks ago by

Prospective hunters would get more than one day's hunt, restrictions on movement would be loosened, and a new application fee are all part of the proposed new program for reducing deer numbers in State Parks where necessary. Full Story »

New seasons and significant changes proposed for big game hunting seasons in W.Va.

4 weeks ago by

Proposals for 2018-19 will include additional days to antlerless season, a shift in muzzleloader hunting, and the creation of a true primitive weapons season for deer and bear---AFTER the first of the year. Full Story »

Bill allowing logging in state parks falls apart

4 weeks ago by

The bill would have allowed logging in an effort to manage the land, as well as to raise $50 million for deferred maintenance projects at state park facilities. Full Story »

Mountaineers show off new rifle range in Morgantown

1 month ago by

The new Bill McKenzie Rifle Range puts the 19 time National Championship program on a closer plane to other NCAA shooting teams. Full Story »

WV DNR team provides assistance in elk health check at LBL

1 month ago by

Agencies coordinate to do a wellness check on elk and establish another group which will be transferred to West Virginia. Full Story & Video »

Trout Stocking Report

January 13, 2018

Jim Evans, a friend of the outdoors and a friend of mine

Late retired DNR biologist leaves a lasting legacy in the state's wildlife.

December 18, 2017

My buck season scramble

Despite short noticed, the farm where I learned to hunt provided an opportunity I had never enjoyed.

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.

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