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Remembering West Virginian Melvin Forbes: a legend in modern hunting rifles

The late Morgantown native created the world's most accurate and dependable lightweight hunting rifle, which nobody since has been able to truly copy

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No license required to fish West Virginia this weekend
DNR hopes waiving the requirement for a fishing license this weekend will lure some to the riverbank to give fishing a try.
June 6, 2024 - 2:34 pm
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Jefferson County teen plans a life's work in a trout stream
Washington High School grad Anna Sedlock plans to pursue her degree in fish biology in the Big Sky Country of Montana after inspiration from a program sponsored by Trout Unlimited
June 1, 2024 - 8:54 am
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Trail system continues to draw visitors and investment to Southern W.Va.
Mercer County's Pocahontas Trail on the Hatfield McCoy Trail continues to help generate new investment into the region
May 27, 2024 - 2:00 pm
Outdoors
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer boating season
Life jackets, boat maintenance, and a sober skipper are keys to an enjoyable day on the water
May 23, 2024 - 12:00 pm
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The South Branch of the Potomac yields big fish in 2024 after some lean years
A float through the Trout offers not only spectacular West Virginia scenery, but some big smallmouth haunt the deep boulders on those steep banks
May 17, 2024 - 2:13 pm
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DNR opens new stream access point in Wyoming County
New ramp improves angler and paddler access to Guyandotte River
May 14, 2024 - 10:02 am
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Public access grows the popularity of the Buckhannon River
Create Buckhannon helps build public access to the Buckhannon River and the county's business owners are reaping the rewards
May 10, 2024 - 2:31 pm
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DNR proposes lifting C-and-R restrictions for bass on four popular lakes
DNR proposes a harvest creel limit on bass at Woodrum, O'Brien, Elk Fork, and North Bend Lakes as numbers in the impoundments have grown too abundant
May 1, 2024 - 2:04 pm
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Allowing either sex on youth hunting days continues to draw opinions
Natural Resources Commission approved 2024 big game regulations, but other than comments and discussion there was no action on whether the youth deer hunting season will become an either sex opportunity.
April 29, 2024 - 2:41 pm
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Taking shed antler hunting to a whole new level
Training dogs to find and retrieve shed antlers is a growing activity among clubs across the nation. West Virginia has some of the best dogs in the world and seeking out the cast off headgear of whitetail bucks
April 27, 2024 - 6:34 am
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Suspect arrested in turkey hunting incident
Wayne County man charged with a pair of felonies after victim was hit by shotgun fire while hunting turkeys near Genoa, W.Va. this week.
April 25, 2024 - 11:14 am
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Two CWD infected deer were in Harpers Ferry National Park
Two whitetail deer taken in recent population reduction efforts at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park were found to be infected with CWD. They were two of the four positive cases discovered in Jefferson County.
April 23, 2024 - 10:06 am
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