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Friday, November 17, 2017

Hunting

Welcome to the Hunting news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Hunting guide for more information about hunting and hunting areas in West Virginia.

White-tailed Buck

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

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...
A black bear hides in a thicket in rural West Virginia

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

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is conducting a study of state residents’ opinions on and attitudes toward black bears and black bear...
Biologists are predicting a good season for small-game trappers and hunters.

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

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,...
Mourning doves perch on a branch

Applications being accepted for South Branch dove hunt

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