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Hunting

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

DNR: West Virginia hunters harvested 108,160 deer in 2017

Deer crossing rural road in West Virginia
Preliminary counts indicate hunters harvested 108,160 white-tailed deer in West Virginia during the 2017 hunting seasons. The 2017 harvest was four percent below the...

West Virginia’s buck, antlerless-deer seasons open Nov. 20

White-tailed Buck
West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season will start Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, and run through Dec. 2. Hunters should see plenty of deer this year due to...

State to poll residents regarding black bears in W.Va.

A black bear hides in a thicket in rural West Virginia
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is conducting a study of state residents’ opinions on and attitudes toward black bears and black bear...

Small-game hunting seasons in W.Va. commence mid-October

Biologists are predicting a good season for small-game trappers and hunters.
Hunting and trapping seasons for small game in West Virginia will commence in mid-October, and wildlife biologists with the state Division of Natural Resources...

Plentiful autumn mast in W.Va. should influence hunting for years

The production of acorns, apples, walnuts, and hickory nuts is significantly higher than in 2016 and will have noticeable effects on the 2017–2018 hunting...

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,...

Applications being accepted for South Branch dove hunt

Mourning doves perch on a branch
Hunters of mourning doves who wish to participate in a controlled hunt at South Branch Wildlife Management Area in Hardy County have until midnight...

West Virginia hunters harvest 11,539 spring turkeys in 2017

West Virginia DNR Districts
Spring turkey hunters harvested 11,539 gobblers in 2017, an increase of more than 11 percent over the 2016 harvest, according to preliminary numbers provided...

2017 spring gobbler season in West Virginia begins April 17

Spring Gobbler in West Virginia (WV)
Spring gobbler season in West Virginia opens Monday, April 17, and state officials are predicting a good season boosted by the 2016 cicada emergence. Hunters may...

DNR to host Archery-in-the-Schools tournament March 25

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will host the 12th annual West Virginia Archery-in-the-Schools state tournament at the Charleston Civic Center Saturday, March...

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