W.Va. DNR Elk Project Leader Randy Kelly calms one of the cow elk captured in November at Land Between the Lakes to be brought to W.Va.

Plans for elk release finalized

Elk to be released at Tomblin WMA in Logan County December 19 Full Story »

A homecoming to remember for a Tucker County native

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Richard Kencel of Winchester, Va. still returns to hunt the National Forest near his old home place and this year killed one they'll be talking about for years to come. Full Story »

Listener shares touching story of young son’s big buck

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A heart warming tale of a young man's persistence and determination to hunt a single buck regardless of the conditions. Full Story »

Bowhunting success in the heart of rifle season

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Hunter Chris Smith's gamble to keep bow hunting through gun season paid off in Jackson County Full Story »

An old timer buck in Barbour County

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Sarge Travis will be 77 on Christmas Day. The 2016 hunting season produced his biggest buck ever. Full Story »

Buck season forecast good, but not like last year

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DNR anticipates harvest won't hit 60,000, but won't miss it by a lot. Full Story »

DNR to collect samples looking for CWD in Hampshire and Hardy Counties

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Hunters in CWD zone required to bring deer killed on the first two days of buck season to a designated DNR data collection point to submit samples for testing. Full Story »

The first elk in the state’s herd are captured in Kentucky

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DNR teams begins capturing and documenting first elk to be part of West Virginia's elk reintroduction program Full Story »

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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

October 18, 2016

Facebook founder proudly eating what he kills

Mark Zuckerberg advocates hunting and fishing for the dinner table.

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