Hunting season offers an annual windfall for meat processors

The deer harvest enables those skilled in butchering to pickup a nice holiday bonus in what has become a cottage industry in West Virginia.

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with Chris Lawrence

    Heart Association pushes for hunters to consider their limits
    Heart attacks and stroke are more and more common among hunters in West Virginia and the American Heart Association is trying to curb the problem with education and awareness.
    November 14, 2021 - 12:00 pm
    Logan County buck just misses biggest in state history
    Josh Carter's Halloween buck in 2021 rivaled the famed Jerry Hill buck in Wyoming County, but a green scored revealed it to be just shy of the record. Still, it's an amazing deer.
    November 11, 2021 - 3:17 pm
    Trout advocates push back on Justice's Guyandotte stocking plan
    A lot of trout anglers are worried about the impact Governor Jim Justice's stocking program will have on the wild trout fishery in the upper reaches of the river in Wyoming County.
    November 8, 2021 - 6:00 am
    Webster County hunter takes advantage of a big buck's timing error
    Wise old buck made one mistake when he made a daylight move and a Webster County lady was in position to make him pay.
    November 5, 2021 - 1:01 pm
    Natural Resources Commission will revisit lowering buck limit
    Quarterly commission meeting includes discussion on buck limit, Cranberry catch and release, elk program, and several other matters of interest to West Virginia sportsmen.
    November 1, 2021 - 4:19 pm
    Morgantown Urban Deer Archery program observes milestone, helps the hungry
    Program nets 10,000 pounds of venison.
    November 1, 2021 - 8:19 am
    Middle school tandem hammers home a national bass championship
    October 30, 2021 - 11:32 am
    Workman memorial musky tournament resumes this weekend
    Event still a tribute to slain state Trooper, but is now run by Project Healing Waters as a fundraiser for their West Virginia activities.
    October 22, 2021 - 1:11 am
    The first of several antlerless hunting opportunities comes this week
    Attitudes about killing does are radically changed in the last three decades and the result is a much healthier deer herd and much healthier landscape for them.
    October 19, 2021 - 3:23 pm
    Youth hunting season this weekend in W.Va.
    Kids ages 8 to 17 can hunt for deer this weekend in 51 of the state's 55 counties.
    October 15, 2021 - 1:44 pm
    Fall trout stocking is a much anticipated event in W.Va.
    Two seek fall trout stockings run from October 18-29
    October 14, 2021 - 2:47 pm
    Volunteers continue to pull vast numbers of tires from the Tug Fork
    Organizers of tire removal call it cleaning up for the "sins of our fathers"
    October 10, 2021 - 6:00 pm
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