Turkey numbers are robust in W.Va. this fall, especially in areas where they fed heavily on cicadas.

Fall finds more turkeys and fewer hunters

There have never been better hunting opportunities for the wild turkey and fewer people taking advantage of them.  Full Story »

Mast survey indicates hunters will need to scout heavy

3 weeks ago by

DNR's look at available food finds hard species better than a year ago, but soft mast tanked Full Story »

Bass Pro Shops to acquire Cabela’s

3 weeks ago by

Outdoors retail giants to become one. Full Story »

Elk reintroduction gets green light

4 weeks ago by

DNR announces agreement with U.S. Forest Service to procure the first 20 elk to be brought to W.Va. in the state's elk reintroduction project. Full Story »

WVU rifle opens 2016-17 season against Ohio State

4 weeks ago by

Fans invited to watch at WVU indoor track and afterward meet the team and take a few shots with competition air rifle at post-match fan fest. Full Story »

A brother in need, a brother indeed

1 month ago by

Fishing buddy steps up to help a friend win a championship during the hour of greatest need. Full Story »

Hunters ready for 2016 archery hunting season in W.Va.

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DNR estimates close to 125,000 bow hunters will be in the woods over the course of the next three months. Full Story »

Early bear seasons underway in W.Va.

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Early seasons aim to reduce or stabilize bear numbers in certain parts of W.Va. Full Story »

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October 18, 2016

Facebook founder proudly eating what he kills

Mark Zuckerberg advocates hunting and fishing for the dinner table.

October 14, 2016

Theater of the Outdoors

Just paying attention while you're in the outdoors will amaze you.

October 3, 2016

Here come the elk

After more than 100 years, elk will soon be back in the Mountain State

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