Hunters will be listening intently Monday for the thunder of gobbles on the mountainside.

Turkey numbers could be fewer for W.Va. spring gobbler season

DNR forecast looks at brood data from 2013 which was down 30% on the five-year average for turkey numbers.  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 »

Baiting and concurrent season concern for bear hunters


W.Va. Bear Hunters Assn. worried concurrent seasons cut too deeply and suggest baiting is one of the main reasons. Full Story »

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Trout Stocking Report
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Trout Stocking Report

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.

February 24, 2015

Senators consider change to conceal carry law

Are there pitfalls or advantages to changing the current conceal carry law in West Virginia?

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

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