Typically the opening day and first weekend of the season are the biggest dove hunting days of the year, but there are plenty of opportunities afterward.
Fishermen can return to Mount Storm lake by boat and there's an entirely new spot to start a float trip on the Cacapon River
Nitro attorney Harvey Peyton has been fishing in the same spot in Labrador for 20 years, but two year layoff for Covid created an amazing change in the Canadian fishery.
Commissioners make quick work of small game and fishing regulations in third meeting of the year.
It all started with the Governor's appointment of one man, in 1897. Captain E.F. Smith had a gun and a horse and traveled the entire state enforcing game laws to protect the state's wildlife resources.
Jack Hutson of Doddridge County wins the National 4-H Muzzleloader competition and the West Virginia team finishes second in the team shooting competition.
Longtime pond removed and crews rebuild the streambank to what it was before the CCC build the dam in the 1930's.
Bears suffering from mange has been an issue in the mid-Atlantic and northeastern state for a couple of decades, but it's not a major threat according to West Virginia game officials.
Some of the original elk released in West Virginia in 2016 continue to produce calves and expand the population
Steve Rauch spent 32 years in the field as a Wildlife Manager and the West Virginia DNR's District 1 Game Biologist.