A change of scenery leads to a record musky on Burnsville Lake

Musky guide Chase Gibson spends most of his fishing time on Stonewall Jackson Lake, but a trip to Burnsville just to change things up led to a rewrite of the West Virginia fishing records.

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    Trying for catfish, Putnam County angler lands state record drum
    John Gibson of Poca caught the biggest drum in state history on the Kanawha River during a catfishing tournament
    May 2, 2021 - 11:44 am
    Union tradesmen rebuild shooting range at Pleasant Creek WMA
    Members of several skilled labor groups in northcentral West Virginia donate their skills, their time, and even the materials to a public shooting facility in Barbour/Taylor County area.
    April 28, 2021 - 4:45 pm
    Study aims to answer questions about possible musky mortality
    Researchers at WV DNR, WVU, and other states seek to determine if catching and releasing muskies in warmer temperatures increases the chance of the fish dying later.
    April 24, 2021 - 11:10 am
    Popular W.Va. Hunting and Fishing Show to return in 2022
    Officials were elated to make the announcement Monday after the 2021 show was scratched like so many things due to Covid 19.
    April 19, 2021 - 11:41 am
    West Virginia hunters ready for five-week spring gobbler hunt
    Spring turkey hunting in West Virginia will stretch for a full 35 days in 2021.
    April 17, 2021 - 12:00 pm
    State touts new program to entice virtual workers for West Virginia's outdoor offerings
    Ascend WV offers a relocation package valued at more than $20,000
    April 12, 2021 - 11:25 am
    DNR to stock tiger trout in selected waters statewide
    Crossbreed will make up about 10 percent of each trout stocking run during the months of April and May
    April 7, 2021 - 9:44 am
    Bill to change Natural Resources Commission headed to the Governor's desk
    Sportsman's group organized through social media touts legislation as the change they sought
    April 6, 2021 - 2:42 pm
    House rejects two amendments to NR Commission legislation
    Changes offered to fill representation gaps in Districts 3 and 6, but slow what some lawmakers contend has become a retaliatory exercise.
    April 2, 2021 - 2:54 pm
    DNR expects interesting revelations in whitetail study
    The agency has launched a three-year study on deer movement and mortality in three different areas of West Virginia by equipping deer with GPS tracking collars.
    March 31, 2021 - 2:28 pm
    Bill to change Natural Resources Commission advances in House
    McDaniel denies suggestion the bill is retaliation for the Commission's rejection of a proposal to lower the buck limit from 3 to 2
    March 30, 2021 - 2:03 pm
    Webster County buck defies belief
    James Greene of Tioga, W.Va. still has a hard time believing he killed a 180 inch buck on the National Forest in Webster County.....and yet it happened.
    March 24, 2021 - 12:01 am
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