DNR unveils 2020 hunting regulation proposals

Changes for deer hunting would be minimal, but bear hunting regulations would be further opened and the agency is looking for sportsmen's input on other key questions for the future.

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    A key repository for fishing information in West Virginia has been growing in numbers and influence for 20 years.
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    A record black bear harvest for West Virginia
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    January 26, 2021 - 7:32 am
    Park and Preserve status brings change at New River Gorge
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    January 23, 2021 - 2:20 pm
    Christmas wreathes from National Cemetery live on as fish habitat
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    January 23, 2021 - 10:33 am
    Wyoming County whitetail becomes the new state record
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    DNR police file charges in bear cub killings
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