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Sighting in Your Firearm

The fall hunting season is just a few weeks away, and now is a great time for hunters to sight in their firearms to be sure they are on target when they go afield, according to Paul Johansen, Assistant Chief of Game Management of the West Virginia Division of Natural…


Master Archer Byron Ferguson Returns to Stonewall Resort State Park For West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days September 27 and 28

Roanoke, W.Va. – Master archer Byron Ferguson will return as part of the 2008 line-up during West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days at Stonewall Resort State Park September 27 and 28. The event, which draws nearly 20,000 outdoor enthusiasts each year and is the biggest outdoor-oriented event…


Toyota to Sponsor W.Va. Big Buck Display & W.Va. Big Buck Contest

“The Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will partner with Toyota to promote the West Virginia Big Buck Display and West Virginia Big Buck Contest,” according to DNR Director Frank Jezioro.  “The DNR is very excited about this partnership because it gives us an opportunity to promote these popular programs to…


Updates to Outdoor Youth Challenge at West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days September 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park

Substantial changes that will allow more participation will be made this year to the format of the very popular Outdoor Youth Challenge, part of West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days, scheduled for September 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County. “This celebration is…


2008 West Virginia Spring Gobbler Harvest Reported

Hunters in West Virginia harvested 9,895 turkeys during the 2008 spring gobbler season, according to Frank Jezioro, Director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR). Preliminary harvest figures indicate this year’s spring turkey harvest was about the same as last year’s harvest (less than 1 percent lower than…


First Fish Certificate Available Online

Proud parents or relatives can now present a First Fish Certificate to a young angler to commemorate that memorable feat, according to Frank Jezioro, Director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. “The First Fish Certificate is designed to recognize that special first catch by young anglers,” said Jezioro….


Swimming Facilities Opening at W.Va. State Parks May 30

Swimming facilities in many West Virginia state parks will open to the public on Saturday, May 30, marking what many consider the official beginning of the summer season. “From traditional swimming pools nestled in the beauty of a park setting such as Beech Fork in Wayne County to a dip…


DNR to Host Fifth Annual Women in the Outdoors Event July 26 at Kanawha State Forest

It’s time to register for the fifth annual Women in the Outdoors Event to be held at Kanawha State Forest on July 26, according to Frank Jezioro, Director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. “The focus of the event is to provide women an opportunity to learn outdoor…


Trout Stocked the Week of May 12-16, 2008

The following waters were stocked the week of May 12, 2008: Horseshoe Run Mill Creek of South Branch North Fork of Cherry River North Fork South Branch Panther Creek R.D. Bailey Tailwaters Red Creek Shavers Fork (upper) South Branch (Franklin) South Fork of Cherry River Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear…