Mickey Comp of Kingwood with the elusive albino he finally killed just before the rifle season opener.

Preston County hunter takes an unusual buck

Dad saw it first, but let him walk to give his son a chance at a deer he'd always wanted to kill.  Full Story »

Asian carp confirmed in more W.Va. waters


DNA samples confirm invasive carp in Ohio and Kanawha Rivers Full Story »

Hunter’s big buck takes a plunge


A three year quest had a chilling conclusion for hunter in Randolph County Full Story »

Hunters ready for 2014 buck season


Weather and mast expected to be factors in hunting success Full Story »

Hunter kills a McDowell monster


Chad Scyphers of Princeton is keeping the details of his big buck close to the vest until after it is officially scored. Full Story »

Support strong for W.Va. elk


Large crowd turns out to voice support for the possibility for bringing elk back to West Virginia's coalfields Full Story »

New license plate to feature black bear


Final license plate in series created by late DNR biologist Tom Allen Full Story »

Sunday hunting approved for Mason and Roane counties


Voters in seven counties agree to hunting on Sunday in 2014 Full Story »

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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

December 22, 2014

Observations on the elk program

Parts of W.Va. have elk fever, but state should move cautiously

October 8, 2014

Fish and wildlife management in WV braces for a blow

A wave of retirement is sweeping through DNR but the next generation of decision makers for game and fish remains uncertain in West Virginia.

September 23, 2014

Rifle vs. shotgun for squirrel hunting

What's your choice for shooting bushy tails?

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

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