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State squirrel hunting season opens Sept. 13

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s squirrel hunting season will open Sept. 13.

The Division of Natural Resources says hunters can expect to see squirrel numbers similar to last year’s season, based on 2013’s...

Applications available for state bear gun season

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Division of Natural Resources says permit applications are now available for the limited bear firearms season this fall in West Virginia.

A bear season without dogs will take place from Nov. 24 through...

Application period dwindles for limited antlerless permits

Time is running out for deer hunters to apply for 3,245 antlerless-deer permits for West Virginia’s 2014 whitetail season.

Division of Natural Resources officials will only honor applications received by the close of business on Aug. 15,...

No fishing next week at APCO hydro site

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Starting Monday, the public fishing access at the Winfield Hydroelectric Project in Kanawha County will be closed.

The planned five-day closure announced by Appalachian Power is needed while a small structure is built...

W.Va. game licenses going electronic

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Division of Natural Resources is shedding paper and moving to an electronic licensing system for hunters and anglers.

The change will be ushered in Jan. 1, according to the...

Kids’ fishing tournament set for this weekend

Staff reports

The 14th annual Kids Fishing Tournament will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Lick Creek Pond at East Lynn Lake.

The tournament includes four age categories: 3 years old and under; 4 to 6 years old; 7 to 11 years...

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