2016 overall deer harvest drops

A breakdown of each individual season deer harvest in West Virginia for 2016 Full Story »

Annual Christmas tree collection this weekend

2 weeks ago by

DNR and DEP team up to collect discarded Christmas trees to sink in W.Va. lakes for fish habitat Full Story »

Monongalia County hunter enjoyed an incredible hunting season

4 weeks ago by

Chuck Moore of western Monongalia County kills four trophy bucks in a season--for a second time. Full Story »

A unique keepsake of W.Va. elk reintroduction

4 weeks ago by

Morgantown man creates unique and historic keepsake from hair shaved from West Virginia's first elk in 140 years. Full Story »

The elk are finally back in West Virginia’s hills

1 month ago by

Crowds braved sub-freezing temperatures for a glimpse at the first W.Va. elk in 140 years and to be part of history Full Story »

Barbour County hunter credits a little luck for his 2016 buck

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Robbie Jacobs had grand plans for the 2016 hunting season, but they all went out the window as he was about to leave for his stand. Full Story »

Fall turkey numbers up in first statewide fall season

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Hunters take autumn birds where they've never taken them before. Full Story »

A boot leather buck in Pendleton County

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A massive buck killed on public land in Pendleton County proves hoofing it can still pay big dividends Full Story »

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Trout Stocking Report

December 23, 2016

Time will tell on the W.Va. elk herd

A few observations about the pros and cons of West Virginia's elk reintroduction.

December 1, 2016

Deer hunts are a collection of forever memories

My dad was a patient soul as I slowly learned how to become a hunter and a man.

November 5, 2016

The question of Sunday hunting

There's no good reason to NOT allow hunting on Sunday

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

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