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SaturdayAugust 27, 2022

September ushers in dove hunting season in West Virginia

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.

ThursdayAugust 18, 2022

Two new access points opened in the eastern panhandle

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

SaturdayAugust 6, 2022

A return to Canada provides epic experience for W.Va. angler

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.

SundayJuly 31, 2022

Fishing and small game regulations highlight Natural Resources Commission meeting

Commissioners make quick work of small game and fishing regulations in third meeting of the year.

MondayJuly 25, 2022

WV Natural Resources Police celebrate 125 years of service

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.

WednesdayJuly 13, 2022

Doddridge County teen earns 4-H National Shooting Title

Jack Hutson of Doddridge County wins the National 4-H Muzzleloader competition and the West Virginia team finishes second in the team shooting competition.

FridayFebruary 18, 2022

Big changes near completion on Davis Creek at Kanawha State Forest

Longtime pond removed and crews rebuild the streambank to what it was before the CCC build the dam in the 1930's.

TuesdayFebruary 15, 2022

Mange cases in black bears a concern for W.Va. DNR, but not a major worry

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.

SaturdayFebruary 12, 2022

Winter health checks show W.Va. elk herd continues to grow

Some of the original elk released in West Virginia in 2016 continue to produce calves and expand the population

FridayFebruary 11, 2022

Longtime DNR biologist Steve Rauch is promoted to Assistant Chief of Game

Steve Rauch spent 32 years in the field as a Wildlife Manager and the West Virginia DNR's District 1 Game Biologist.