The 776-acre Moncove Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ranges across a oak and hickory firests that climb hills and steep mountainsides adjacent to Moncove Lake State Park. Game traditionally hunted in the management area includes deer, grouse, squirrel, rabbit, turkey, and waterfowl. Moncove Lake, at 144 acres, accommodates fishing for bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, and channel catfish. Camping is prohibited in the management area but is accommodated in the state park.
Directions: Moncove Lake Wildlife Management Area is located in eastern Monroe County 15 miles east of Union, WV. To reach the management area from Union, follow highway WV-3 west eight miles to Devil’s Hollow Road (CR-8). Travel the latter approximately five miles to the Moncove Lake Access Road (CR-8/2).
The Moncove Lake WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Moncove Lake Public Hunting & Fishing Area.
Hotels near Moncove Lake WMA
Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near Moncove Lake Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Greenbrier Valley Region in southeastern West Virginia, in which Moncove Lake is located.