Game Check Sign

Sun to set on traditional game check stations in 2014

This year will be the last for checking your deer at the country store, next year the process goes electronic Full Story »

Fish surveys to gauge if spill had impact on Elk River


State fisheries officials know of no fish kills resulting from January spill, but will check to see if MCHM had any long term impact. Full Story »

Not your typical summer on WV waters


Summer 2014 has been much cooler than usual and has kept bass active in West Virginia's lakes. Full Story »

Pleas and fines in panhandle poaching investigation


Join investigation by Virginia and West Virginia from 2013 goes to court Full Story »

Reciprocal agreement close on Tug Fork and Big Sandy


Kentucky and West Virginia will soon settle the longstanding debate over fishing the border streams Full Story »

Photo gallery: Canada fishing trip


Pictures from my recent Canadian fishing trip in northern Ontario. Full Story »

Sign a mistake, but virus is close


Largemouth bass virus not detected upstream of Winfield Lock and Dam, but officials keep looking. Full Story »

Permit applications for limited bear hunting available


Several counties have bear hunting during the buck firearms season by drawn permit only. Full Story »

Safe Hunting

WV Hunter Education

Hunter Classes Near You

Hunter Safety Card Replacement Application

Hunting Safety classes:

Hunter Education Staff:
Lt. Tim Coleman Charleston 304-558-2784
Sgt. Dwayne Duffield Farmington 304-825-6787
Sgt. David James French Creek 304-924-6211
Sgt. Robert Clark Romney 304-822-3551
Sgt. Bob Johnson Beckley 304-256-6945
Sgt. Ed Goodson Nitro 304-759-0703
Sgt. Chris McKnight Parkersburg 304-420-4550
Trout Stocking Report
The Trophy Room
Trout Stocking Report

September 11, 2014

A history lesson on Gauley Season

The early drawdown at Summersville would happen with or without rafting, plus a new idea for the Gauley fishery.

September 9, 2014

Gauley Season gripes, I get a few

I've learned over the years, not everybody is a whitewater fan.

August 16, 2014

Does the fine fit the crime?

Many believe the punishment for poaching isn't nearly enough.

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

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