Trump signs Great American Outdoors Act

New law will fully fund the federal Land Water Conservation Fund from now on and direct $9.5 Million into deferred National Park Maintenance

Ram Trucks on
a Country Road

with Chris Lawrence

    Natural Resources Commission virtual meeting set for Sunday
    Meeting will again be a virtual meeting and links to view are attached here.
    August 1, 2020 - 5:41 am
    Pandemic seems to have coaxed more folks into the outdoors in West Virginia
    After two months of free fishing, West Virginia fishing license sales jump by 45 percent in June and half of the buyers did not purchase a license in 2019.
    July 31, 2020 - 2:16 pm
    The Tug Fork doesn't disappoint
    During a one of the hottest weeks of the year, two anglers in two days land their biggest smallmouth bass ever on a river which is seldom considered in smallmouth fishing conversations.
    July 24, 2020 - 3:45 pm
    When the heat is on, you can still find trout
    If you want to talk about REAL social distancing, go looking for trout in the West Virginia hills during the summer months.
    July 20, 2020 - 12:30 am
    W.Va. elk herd grows little by little
    West Virginia elk are starting to reach a capacity where they are beyond complete monitoring by wildlife managers.
    July 14, 2020 - 1:01 pm
    State Parks rebound after difficult start to the season
    Parks have been able to navigate the difficult circumstances created by the 2020 pandemic
    July 12, 2020 - 6:32 pm
    DNR admits mistake in hunting regulations
    The Natural Resources Commission rejected a controversial proposal which would have allowed youth to hunt with crossbows in the four archery only counties, but it was still accidentally printed in the new regulations.
    July 11, 2020 - 11:38 am
    DNR cancels 2020 National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration
    Concerns about COVID-19 cancels popular event.
    July 2, 2020 - 3:20 pm
    Three Kentucky men admit to deer poaching in Mingo County
    All three admitted to riding across the Tug Fork River on four-wheelers to kill deer in Mingo County illegally with rifles.
    July 1, 2020 - 3:53 pm
    Braxton County brothers are turning into a fishing force
    Brothers Aidan and Isaiah Crockett of Gassaway are routinely catch fish a lot of anglers only dream about.
    June 29, 2020 - 2:22 pm
    Manchin lauds Great American Outdoors Act as a huge step forward
    Landmark bill would fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund for only the third time in its 50 year history and promises a lot of benefits for outdoor recreation in West Virginia
    June 11, 2020 - 2:49 pm
    Reed named to permanent job as State Parks Chief
    Brad Reed has 31 years of experience in the West Virginia State Park system.
    June 11, 2020 - 1:25 pm
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