West Virginia Hunting News

West Virginia Turkey Season Now Open
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to get their gear ready for the spring gobbler hunting season.
West Virginia Big Buck Contest Winners
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2006 West Virginia Big Buck Contest, according to Gene Thorn, Chairman of the WV Big Buck Contest Review Committee.
West Virginia Poacher Brags Online Gets Caught
A decision to brag on the Internet about a hunting success has proven costly to two Harrison County residents, according to Sgt. Roy Cool of the Division of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Section District 1 office in Farmington.
West Virginia Outdoors Woman Program Spring Workshop
Have you ever wanted to learn a new skill but have never had the opportunity to try? Or, have you wanted to take up an outdoor sport but were afraid to purchase all the equipment and then find out later that you hated it? Then the WV Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (WV BOW) Program is definitely for you!
West Virginia 2006 Bear Harvest Numbers
West Virginia bear hunters harvested 1,705 bears during the combined 2006 archery and firearms season, according to Frank Jezioro, Director of the Division of Natural Resources.
West Virginia has Preliminary Positive Results for CWD
Preliminary test results have detected the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) agent in one hunter-harvested deer collected in Hampshire County during the 2006 deer hunting season.
West Virginia Hunters Had Great Buck Deer Season
Preliminary data collected from game checking stations across the state indicate deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 65,841 bucks during the two-week buck season, which ran from November 20 through December 2, according to Frank Jezioro, Director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
West Virginia Muzzleloader Season Opens Dec 11
West Virginia's six-day muzzleloader deer season opens December 11 and continues through December 16, 2006, in all counties open to firearm hunting for deer, according to Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the Division of Natural Resources.
West Virginia Requires Additional Antlered Deer Stamp
Hunters are reminded that the additional deer gun stamp (Class RG-Resident Gun or RRG-Nonresident Gun) for taking an additional deer only during the buck firearms season must be purchased prior to November 20, according to Curt is I. Taylor, Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
West Virginia Accessible to Physically Challenged Hunters
Physically challenged hunters possessing a Class Q hunting permit may hunt on designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest, portions of the George Washington/Jefferson National Forest, and on certain state-owned Wildlife Management areas, according to Curtis Taylor, Chief of the Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section.