Elk spar on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Ky.  Twenty elk from this herd will be trapped and transferred to W.Va. in the coming months

Elk reintroduction gets green light

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 »

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 »

NHFD Celebration this weekend at Stonewall

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West Virginia's hunting and fishing heritage will be on display this weekend at annual celebration in Lewis County Full Story »

West Virginia squirrel hunting season opens statewide Saturday

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Abundance of squirrels in the state may be somewhat lower from that of a year ago. Full Story »

New company lets college fans show their stripes

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Upstart company created out of tragedy aims to make wearing life jackets desireable Full Story »

Dove season offers first hunting opportunity of fall

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Tiny birds offer big challenge for your shotgun skills Full Story »

Safety time for deer hunters

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The annual excitement that accompanies bow-hunting season has arrived, however each year that excitement is ruined for some hunters because of accidents that take place... Full Story & Video »

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