Wet summer creates unique fall fishing opportunities

A fishing trip on the Top Gauley in West Virginia during the month of September is almost unthinkable, but then add 99 fish caught in a day and it becomes epic.  Full Story »


Prospects are strong for 2018 squirrel season in W.Va.

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A strong mast crop in 2017 means a ton of squirrels in the hills and hollows for 2018. Full Story »

Hunting is a big part of the Mountaineer’s life

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WVU Mascot Trevor Kiess grew up hunting and fishing in the mountains of West Virginia Full Story »

Gauley Season starts golden anniversary year in West Virginia

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2018 marks the 50th year of running the rapids of the Gauley River in West Virginia. Full Story »

First of the early bear seasons opening up this weekend

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Season opens Labor Day weekend and runs for a week in Logan, Mingo, McDowell, and Wyoming Counties Full Story »

Dove and Canada goose seasons ready to open in W.Va.

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The two seasons opening September 1 are the first hunting days of the year in West Virginia. Full Story »

Natural Resources Police confiscate 17 rattlesnakes captured illegally

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Man who was an arm chair herpetologist didn't want to hurt snakes, but was in fact a snake enthusiast. Investigators say he didn't realize what he was doing violated the law. Full Story »

DNR Director seeks improved access to public land for hunters

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McDaniel stresses the proposal is NOT aimed at opening any Wildlife Management Areas to ATVs. Full Story »

Trout Stocking Report

June 12, 2018

We are failing kids when we don’t require them to work.

For years we've talked about he need to get kids hunting and fishing more, I'm worried getting them outside to do anything is becoming a lost cause.

May 25, 2018

I put a serious dent in my bucket list on recent road trip

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I recently had the opportunity of a lifetime, and thankfully I took it. My son Hank has a summer internship with a...

January 13, 2018

Jim Evans, a friend of the outdoors and a friend of mine

Late retired DNR biologist leaves a lasting legacy in the state's wildlife.

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