Kentucky man credits his PFD for saving his life on the Tug Fork River
Pete and Fred Runyon lost everything they had when their boat was sucked up against a tree, but they did manage to barely escape with their lives.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Illegal pet trade creates major threat to some W.Va. wildlife
Critters like box turtles and snakes from the hills of West Virginia are drawing big money in the foreign pet trade and poachers are starting to impact West Virginia's wildlife with illegal capture and collection
Virginia angler lands a new W.Va. state record channel catfish
Allen Burkett of Broadway, Va. caught the monster at South Mill Creek Lake in Grant County June 20th.
Elk calves for 2022 are showing up on the Tomblin WMA
Elk project leader Randy Kelly said it's hard to say with any certainty just how many calves are out there.
Tour de Coal weekend is underway
Group celebrates 19 years of the event which has grown into one of the largest of its kind in America.
Monongahela National Forest awarded nearly $7 million for deferred maintenance
Seven projects across the Million acre federal forest aimed at improving public access and conservation work.
It’s free fishing weekend in West Virginia
Annual license free day is aimed at getting adults who have never fished to give it a try and for those who used to fish but stopped a chance to rediscover the fun for themselves and their children.
Spring gobbler harvest down slightly for 2022
DNR releases numbers for spring gobbler harvest
Man pleads guilty to elk shed possession
A day after Natural Resources Police announced charges a Lincoln County man enter a plea bargain in the case
Lincoln County man charged with possession of elk parts
Man could face serious fines for collecting elk sheds in West Virginia, which was made illegal under the legislation which paved the way for reintroduction of elk in the Mountain State
State Parks continue to soar in visitor numbers
Officials say if you're planning a stay in a West Virginia State Park a reservation is highly recommended, otherwise, you may not find a place to bunk.
New Wildlife Education Center ready to open in Kanawha County
The Claudia L. Workman Wildlife Education Center was the dream of her husband, the late Jack Workman who donated the property for the facility.
A novice angler blooms on West Virginia’s New River
My daughter Savannah had low expectations for fishing success, but with the help of guide Larry Nibert of the West Virginia Experience things changed dramatically.
New railroad equipment streamlines remote trout stocking work
The West Virginia DNR's Trout Program invested in new railroad gear for one of the big stock trucks. The new equipment will save a lot of money on fuel costs, require less man power, and will reduce stress on fish headed to remote mountain areas.