Crossbow season will parallel archery season this fall, except in the four bow-hunting only counties in southern W.Va.

West Virginia prepares for inaugural crossbow hunting season

New hunting method gives birth to the West Virginia Crossbow Hunters' Association  Full Story »

Social media posts lead to identity of suspected poachers


Grim photos and social media bragging lead to poaching investigation in West Virginia and Ohio Full Story »

Bear of a lifetime


The incredible story of Ravenswood resident John Mellinger's New Brunswick record book black bear Full Story »

Marsh and Fluharty crack bass pattern in difficult two days


Muddy Monongahela River and fickle weather over two days made conditions tough during the West Virginia Bass Federation Invitational Tournament Full Story »

New rules at Stonewall Jackson make for odd tournament twists


Normal mindset must change to fit new restrictions on bass at Stonewall Jackson for those fishing bass tournaments Full Story »

Anglers ready for weekend bass tournament on Monongahela River


Eighth annual WVBF Invitational set for Morgantown this weekend Full Story »

Burgess soaking up All American win


Charleston angler wins co-angler side of tournament at Kentucky Lake to advance to Forest Wood Cup in August. Full Story »

Brothers of the Woods: Tips for filming your turkey hunt


Dave Bunnell, pro staffer for the "Brothers of the Woods" video series, embarks on a spring gobbler adventure in North Carolina. Full Story & Video »

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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

July 24, 2015

Fawn causes a stir on my street

Everybody's concern for young deer's well being may be what ultimately brings about its demise.

July 15, 2015

Sunshine returning, but high water still risky

If you're weekend plans include fishing or any outing near the water, be aware of the dangers.

July 8, 2015

Leave wildlife in the wild

Keeping wildlife as a pet never seems to work out well.

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

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