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Fishing

Welcome to the Fishing News Directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Fishing Travel Guide for more information about fishing and fishing areas in West Virginia.

The Jug among more peculiar W.Va. geographic features

Aerial image of the Jug
Long before I'd seen it, I'd become fascinated by the idea of visiting "The Jug" on Middle Island Creek, one of the more peculiar...

W.Va. DNR publishes Friday and Saturday trout stockings

Friday and Saturday trout stockings will begin March 2 in waters within and near selected West Virginia state parks.
In an effort to encourage families and new anglers to enjoy fishing this spring, the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources is publishing the locations...

With changes, W.Va. trout stocking begins Jan. 2

A trout is released into a West Virginia stream
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will start its 2018 trout stocking season January 2, though two stocking locales will be added to the...

Redesigned interactive hunting and fishing map of West Virginia available

An updated, online interactive map that provides valuable information on hunting and fishing adventures in West Virginia is now accessible on smartphones and tablets,...

North Bend offers kayak, rappel, mtn.-bike courses June 10

Encouraging visitors to try new outdoor activities, rangers at North Bend State Park this weekend are offering introductory courses in kayaking, rappelling, mountain biking. Park...

W.Va. officials gear up for free fishing weekend June 10-11

West Virginia officials are gearing up for the state's annual Free Fishing Weekend, June 10-11, during which residents and non-residents may fish in West Virginia...

Trout being stocked in five park lakes in advance of Earth...

Trout being stocked in WV State Parks
The W.Va. Division of National Resources is stocking trout in five state park lakes on April 22 to encourage family fishing during the Earth...

Free fishing weekend (June 7-8) to boost travel

This weekend (June 7-8) is free fishing weekend in West Virginia -- that time of year when anglers can fish without a license and...

June 7-8 is free fishing weekend in West Virginia

Fishing on Tygart River
The weekend of June 7-8 (2014) is free fishing weekend in West Virginia, during which residents and nonresidents alike may fish its lakes and streams...

W.Va. record for rainbow trout set at Berkeley Co. pond

Eric Files displays record rainbow trout
A state record for rainbow trout was established April 30 by Eric Files Sr. of Martinsburg, West Virginia, who pulled the 33.11-inch, 19.40-pound specimen...

W.Va. DNR: Catch a channel cat, and win a night’s camping

Channel Catfish
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In an effort to increase visitation at state-managed parks and recreation areas, the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources will begin...

Fly fishing course offered in the West Virginia outback

Map showing Spruce on Shavers Fork
There's only one practical way to reach the ghost town of Spruce on the Shaver's Fork of the Cheat River, and that's by train...

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