Spring gobbler numbers steady, electronic check a success

Harvest down slightly and hunters seemed to have no problems with checking birds in via computer or phone for the first time.  Full Story »

Johansen named permanent wildlife chief


Longtime assistant chief of game management named to top wildlife resources job at DNR. Full Story »

Crossbows cleared for fall hunting season in W.Va.


Commission also makes changes to open spring gobbler season at earlier date. Full Story »

DNR tags largemouth bass at Stonewall Jackson Lake


State wants to follow up on the lifting of the catch and release regulation to see what anglers are doing with the big bass caught in the Lewis County lake. Full Story »

W.Va. DEP to debut new aquarium


New rolling aquarium to be featured at various public events to let people learn more about water quality and aquatic life in West Virginia. Full Story »

Wetzel County hunter recalls close encounter with bobcat


A slow morning in the woods for turkey, but Bobby Greathouse of Wileyville still managed to draw some attention with his calls Full Story »

Test cuts show promise at Elk River WMA


Work to diversify habitat at one of the state's oldest wildlife management areas is starting to make a big difference in wildlife Full Story »

DNR launches habitat management plan


Agency has a five year plan for cutting timber on WMA's in effort to diversify forest growth and manage for wildlife habitat. Full Story »

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May 22, 2015

Can’t we all just get along….

Conflicts on the water can be resolved when adult attitudes emerge.

April 29, 2015

We are failing our children vocationally

Skills which were once commonly taught as part of growing up are lost on a new generation, much of it because of fear.

April 21, 2015

Electronic check-in is here …finally

Hunting and fishing systems evolve into the 21st Century.

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