A section of the Elk River Wildlife Management Area where timber was harvested several years ago to experiment with management cuts

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 »

Electronic game check is here


SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The days of hunting for a check station across the state of West Virginia at the end of a long day... Full Story »

Winfield lock and dam fishing area closed for spring


Appalachian Power working to stop river bank seepage below power house. Full Story »

Archery in schools hits the mark


Students say archery time is cherished time among school activities in West Virginia Full Story »

World class shooting in the clutch captured crown for WVU


Notes on Mountaineer Rifle's third straight NCAA championship Full Story »

Posted pictures of illegal trout lead to citations


Adding pictures of illegally caught fish leads to citations against two teens in Greenbrier County Full Story »

A life lived in the woods


At age 80, Ed Hurst of Parkersburg still sparkles when the conversation turns to turkey hunting Full Story »

WVU rifle team earns third straight NCAA championship


Shooters intensify in air rifle competition to eclipse Alaska-Fairbanks on the Nanooks home range. Full Story »

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Trout Stocking Report
The Trophy Room
Trout Stocking Report

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.

February 26, 2015

Taking the show on the road

I'll be taking the show to several locations around West Virginia in the months ahead. Hopefully we will cross paths.

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

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