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  • West Virginia updates hunting, fishing online map
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wildlife officials say an online interactive map with information about hunting and fishing around the state has been updated. To purchase Cumberland Times-News Outdoor Editor Mike Sawyers' book NATIVE QUEEN ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 9/27/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • West Virginia Updates Hunting, Fishing Online Map
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia wildlife officials say an online interactive map with information about hunting and fishing around the state has been updated. Division of Natural Resources Director Stephen McDaniel says the map at www.wvdnr ..
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  • 9/26/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Virginia to Halt Stocking Shad in James River
  • With little to show for more than two decades of effort, Virginia officials next year plan to suspend shad stocking efforts in the James River, conceding defeat for now in restoring what had once been a major spawning ground for the migratory fish.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/25/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Celebrate NHF Day at West Virginia's Stonewall Resort State Park
  • ROANOKE, W.Va. — Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County for West Virginia's Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 23-24. The event is the state's largest outdoor hunting and fishing show, with more .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/21/2017 6:26:00 AM
  • Fall Hunting and Fishing in West Virginia
  • It’s a great time for Mountain State sportsmen and women, as fall hunting and fishing opportunities abound throughout the state. The fall period brings some of the best fishing and hunting opportunities of the year in the Mountain State, with cooler ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/20/2017 7:59:00 PM
  • West Virginia: DNR Seeks Comment on Series of Boating/Fishing/Hunting Rules
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) is asking for public comment on a series of state rules that may be more stringent than or equal to similar federal regulations. The rules relate to whitewater rafting ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/18/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Lot of large West Virginia fish caught
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has honored these anglers, who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News, for catching trophy fish. Bluegill — Kayden Shillingburg, New Creek, 10 inches and ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 9/14/2017 12:38:00 PM
  • Pesticide Chemical Spill Kills Tens of Thousands of Fish in Virginia
  • The agricultural industry’s chemical purveyors, Monsanto included, pride themselves on being “sustainable,” but time and time again we see that these promises don’t exactly hold water. Case in point: the latest incident of large-scale ecological ...
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  • 9/3/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • Virginia Beach Fishing Forecast
  • If the last four bluewater tournaments are any indication, it’s going to be a dynamic end of the season when it comes to catching billfish. In the Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament on the Outer Banks, 79 teams registered 46 blue marlin, 429 white ...
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 9/1/2017 8:48:00 PM
  • The West Virginia ties that bind Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher
  • "What crops do they raise in this country?" the officer asked. ... "Youngens," she said. "Youngens fer the wars and them factories." -- Harriette Arnow, "The Dollmaker," 1954 "You want to find you a way to motivate a young man from West Virginia?
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  • 8/30/2017 1:27:00 PM
  • Gerald Almy: Night fishing for bass great sport
  • Winds are often less troublesome for boat handling as well. The main reason to night fish for Virginia’s bass, though, is simply the uniqueness of the experience. There’s nothing quite like it. Vision recedes as your predominant sense, while sound and ...
  • Northern Virginia Daily
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  • 8/22/2017 1:29:00 AM
  • Pesticide Chemical Spill Kills Tens of Thousands of Fish in Virginia
  • The agricultural industry’s chemical purveyors, Monsanto included, pride themselves on being “sustainable,” but time and time again we see that these promises don’t exactly hold water. Case in point: the latest incident of large-scale ecological ...
  • althealthworks.com
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  • 8/18/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • August Newsletter - Beer, Football & Fishing in Virginia's Blue Ridge
  • There is still time for a summer vacation in Virginia's Blue Ridge! August is Virginia Craft Beer Month, which you can celebrate with some of these delicious summer brews from our craft breweries. It's also a good time of year to cast a line at these great
  • www.visitroanokeva.com
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  • 8/17/2017 5:23:00 PM
  • Best New Fishing Gear for 2017: 10 Top Picks
  • And at 18” collapsed (30” extended) it definitely is pocket-sized. Cost: $28. Visit Steinhauser Fishing to get more info. boats.com, 150 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia, 23510, USA. boats.com is part of the Boats Group Network.
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  • 8/17/2017 1:03:00 PM
  • 3 Great Virginia Bucks
  • Every February, I go to the Western Virginia Sports Show at Expoland in Fishersville to meet the hunters who killed some of the biggest bucks from the previous season. The show is always the first chance for state sportsmen to display their trophies.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/16/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • That Girl: Virginia Chan, Founder of Humid with a Chance of Fishballs
  • Here at Sassy, we love all things Hong Kong, and this month our That Girl relishes in showing off its best bits just as much as we do! Virginia Chan, founder of Hong Kong walking tours company, Humid with a Chance of Fishballs is full of life, and full of
  • sassyhongkong.com
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  • 8/15/2017 10:47:00 PM
  • Rapid Fishing Solutions adds Murray, McDonald
  • Rapid Fishing Solutions, a Virginia-based company that makes fishing accessories, announced today it has added Elite Series angler John Murray and FLW Tour competitor Bill McDonald to its team of pro ambassadors. Regional angler Nicholas Bodsford was also
  • BassFan
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  • 8/9/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • More than 40,000 fish died in Virginia chemical spill
  • Largemouth bass were among the fish casualties in the spill. ROANOKE, Va. — Environmental officials say more than 40,000 fish died as a result of last week’s chemical spill in a Virginia creek. The state Department of Environmental Quality said in a ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 8/7/2017 7:54:00 PM
  • Consistency, variety mark summertime fishing at WV locks
  • In the Kanawha River, that could be a lot of things. Biologists consider the river to be one of West Virginia’s best mixed-bag fisheries. At the dams, where fish tend to congregate, anglers can tie into as many as 18 species — smallmouth, largemouth ...
  • wvgazettemail.com
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  • 8/5/2017 8:37:00 PM
  • More than 40,000 fish died in Virginia chemical spill
  • Environmental officials say more than 40,000 fish died as a result of last week's chemical spill in a Virginia creek. The state Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Friday that sunfish, largemouth bass and bullhead catfish were among the
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  • 8/5/2017 11:47:00 AM
  • More than 40,000 fish died in Virginia chemical spill
  • ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Environmental officials say more than 40,000 fish died as a result of last week’s chemical spill in a Virginia creek. The state Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Friday that sunfish, largemouth bass and ...
  • WTOP
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  • 8/5/2017 10:18:00 AM
  • 'Fishing immediately:' Visitors flock back to Outer Banks
  • I'm taking the fishing poles off the truck and will start fishing immediately." Baker, who drove down with his wife and five children from Virginia, were among the first to line up on the western side of the Bonner Bridge before police lifted the ...
  • 11abc News
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  • 8/4/2017 10:45:00 PM
  • More than 40,000 fish died in Virginia chemical spill
  • Environmental officials say more than 40,000 fish died as a result of last week's chemical spill in a Virginia creek. The state Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Friday that sunfish, largemouth bass and bullhead catfish were among the
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 8/4/2017 10:38:00 PM
  • Bass Fishing Down I-79: Great Access in Mountain State
  • While West Virginia offers countless bass fishing opportunities, the lakes that run along the I-79 corridor offer more than just good fishing — they also offer access. Interstate 79 provides the primary thoroughfare for folks traveling north and south ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/4/2017 3:52:00 PM
  • DEQ: Tinker Creek herbicide spill killed 40,000 fish
  • That makes it one of the biggest recorded fish kills in Virginia history. It is still unclear how the container holding the chemical was punctured. The latest from WFIR’s Evan Jones.
  • WFIR News Talk Radio
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  • 8/4/2017 2:53:00 PM
  • Fishing report for Aug. 3
  • The Virginia Lakes are both very good, and they were planted with trophy rainbows to seven pounds recently. Flows are finally coming down in the East Walker and it is fishing better than it has in over a month. In the June Lake region, all of the lakes and
  • Bakersfield
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  • 8/4/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • Coast Guard tows disabled fishing boat 70 miles off Virginia coast
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The U.S. Coast Guard helped a disabled ...
  • WAVY News 10
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  • 8/2/2017 8:50:00 PM
  • Historic Fort Eustis lake reopens for fishing after 40 years
  • Those interested in fishing on the installation must have a valid Virginia fishing license, a saltwater license for fishing the James River or Warwick River, and a freshwater license for fishing at Eustis Lake or Brown’s Lake. In addition to Virginia ...
  • 13newsnow.com
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  • 8/1/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • Chemical Spill in Virginia ?Kills Tens of Thousands of Fish
  • About 165 gallons of an agricultural -use chemical leaked into a Roanoke-area creek over the weekend, resulting in fish kill estimated in the tens of thousands, Virginia officials announced Monday. The chemical was identified as Termix 5301, a type of ...
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 8/1/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Officials: Chemical spill caused fish kill in Virginia creek
  • ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia officials say about 165 gallons (625 liters) of an agricultural-use chemical leaked into a Roanoke-area creek, resulting in a large fish kill. The Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Monday that a container at ..
  • WRAL
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  • 8/1/2017 10:14:00 AM
  • Officials: Chemical spill caused fish kill in Virginia creek
  • ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Virginia officials say about 165 gallons (625 liters) of an agricultural-use chemical leaked into a Roanoke-area creek, resulting in a large fish kill. The Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Monday that a container
  • wearewvproud.com
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  • 8/1/2017 2:12:00 AM
  • Officials: Chemical spill caused fish kill in Virginia creek
  • ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials say around 165 gallons of an agricultural-use chemical leaked into a Roanoke-area creek, resulting in a large fish kill. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Monday that a container ...
  • WTOP
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  • 7/31/2017 10:24:00 PM
  • Officials: Chemical spill caused fish kill in Virginia creek
  • ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials say around 165 gallons of an agricultural-use chemical leaked into a Roanoke-area creek, resulting in a large fish kill. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said in a statement Monday that a container ...
  • Fire Engineering
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  • 7/31/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Fishing managers to meet over Trump official's flounder rule
  • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is meeting Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia. The commission has disagreed recently with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross over a decision he made about summer flounder fishing. The commission announced in
  • The Winchester Star
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  • 7/31/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • Summer Catch: 13 Local Fishing Spots in Virginia's Blue Ridge
  • Summer is the time for a slow-down. Take it easy with a fishing trip to the best bodies of water in Virginia’s Blue Ridge for big bites. Make it memorable with your sweetest fishing buddy, be he or she big or small. A child will treasure the moments of ...
  • www.visitroanokeva.com
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  • 7/28/2017 1:13:00 PM
  • 4 Must-Fish Trout Streams in Southwest Virginia
  • Old Dominion has long been a highly sought after destination for fly anglers from all over the country, and the southwest corner of the state holds some of its biggest draws. From White Top Laurel Creek, where wild trout abound, to the South Fork Holston .
  • blueridgeoutdoors.com
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  • 7/21/2017 12:01:00 PM
  • W.Va. commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets Sunday afternoon at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. The agenda includes approval of ...
  • heraldmailmedia.com
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  • 7/18/2017 8:56:00 PM
  • West Virginia commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets next week at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. State officials say the public is ...
  • WHSV
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  • 7/18/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • West Virginia commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets next week at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. State officials say the public is invited
  • wearewvproud.com
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  • 7/18/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Virginia man pleads guilty to killing eagle that ate fish from pond
  • A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle because he was upset that the bird was taking fish from his pond. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia said in a statement that 62-year-old Allen Thacker of Smithfield ...
  • 11abc News
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  • 7/11/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • DNR researchers hope study yields bigger bluegills for WV anglers
  • MANNINGTON — West Virginia’s “unsung game fish” are finally starting to attract attention. At five small lakes in the state’s northern counties, Division of Natural Resources biologists are taking a long, hard look at bluegills and sunfish.
  • wvgazettemail.com
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  • 7/8/2017 12:39:00 PM
  • Students get 'Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs'
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- On Tuesday morning, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office and the Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club teamed up to hold "Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs." It's an enrichment program for local children that is now in its 27th ye
  • 13newsnow.com
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  • 6/27/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Lake Mooney to open for fishing
  • Stafford County and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has announced that Lake Mooney will be open for fishing on Saturday, July 1. The lake, named for the late Stafford Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Mooney, opened to visitors in June 201
  • Free Lance-Star
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  • 6/26/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Fishing for a fee: Virginia stocking streams with trophy trout
  • ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia is stocking hundreds of trophy-sized fish in fee-fishing areas. The Roanoke Times reports that the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries added 400 brook, brown, and rainbow trout at Big Tumbling Creek in the Clinch ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/22/2017 3:30:00 PM
  • Virginia Conservation Police Seeks Recruits
  • The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is currently conducting a recruitment effort to hire up to 25 conservation police officers to be assigned to various duty stations across the Commonwealth. Virginia Conservation Police officers (CPOs ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • West Virginia: Students Restore Habitat On Shavers Fork River
  • ELKINS, W.Va. — Students with Elkins-based YouthBuild North Central recently worked with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Program to restore fish and wildlife habitats at the site of the historic logging ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • The Bunker Resurgence: The Good News Beyond Recent Fish Kills
  • According to Megan Ware, Fishery Management Plan Coordinator of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in Arlington, Virginia, “Results of the 2015 stock assessment indicate that the [menhaden] stock is not overfished, and overfishing is not ...
  • eastendbeacon.com
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  • 6/20/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Stumpy Lake riddled with hundreds of dead fish in Virginia Beach
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Residents looking to spend a day out fishing at Stumpy Lake might encounter several dead fish throughout the course of the week. Those who live around the lake tell 13News Now that hundreds of dead fish, coupled with an ...
  • 13newsnow.com
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  • 6/19/2017 10:54:00 PM
  • Learning How to Fly Fish with Orvis
  • FF201 includes a trip to Beaver Creek Reservoir where you'll have the chance to catch fish. For more information on how to participate in FF101 and/or FF102, you can visit http://www.orvis.com/s/charlottesville-virginia-orvis-retail-store/12978
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  • 6/19/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Underbelly refocuses menu to fish, vegetables
  • Fish coming from purveyors securing the best catch in waters from the Gulf up through Virginia. And vegetables from local farmers – which Underbelly has done since Day 1 but now with a more intense emphasis.
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  • 6/19/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • West Virginia to get $11.6M for fish, wildlife restoration
  • CHARLESTON — West Virginia's U.S. senators say the state will get $11.6 million in federal funding for its wildlife programs. According to Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources will receive $8.1 ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 6/15/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Baseball America Prospect Report (June 15)
  • Derek Fisher, lf, Astros. It was quite the debut for the 2014 supplemental first-round pick from Virginia. Fisher reached base four times and hit his first big league homer in a 13-2 win over the Rangers. Fisher is a power-speed player, although he was ...
  • Baseball America
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  • 6/15/2017 12:58:00 PM
  • Chesapeake Bay’s Best Summer Fishing
  • Virginia anglers who ply the fish-rich waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries enjoy the good fortune of outstanding action throughout the year. From huge striped bass migrating in and out of the bay with the seasons, to feisty and tasty flounder
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/14/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Fishing is a family adventure
  • Overall, it was a great weekend and I can’t wait to do it again. I’ll be thinking about it until then. Get out and enjoy your favorite river, pond, or lake as the fish are biting. Today is a free fishing day in West Virginia.
  • The Register Herald
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  • 6/11/2017 7:18:00 AM
  • Kids enjoy free fishing
  • I worry that life is getting faster and faster." Kids at Barboursville Park on Saturday morning slowed down for the second annual Tri-State Take Kids Fishing Day, part of West Virginia's free fishing weekend. More than 175 children gathered around ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 6/11/2017 4:04:00 AM
  • Little Beaver Kid's Fishing Derby
  • West Virginia is faced with one of the largest drug addiction epidemics in the nation. It's a crisis legislators and treatment centers continue to battle. But they aren't the only ones in this fight against addiction. The Little Beaver Kid's Fishing Derby
  • wearewvproud.com
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  • 6/11/2017 12:46:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in West Virginia
  • West Virginia fishing trips can be planned year-round on one of the many trout streams or public lakes. Whether you decide to launch your bass boat or prefer to take an overnight walleye fishing trip, you will have many options once you get a fishing ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is here
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You can wet a line for free this weekend in West Virginia. Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, are free fishing days, meaning the requirement of a license is waived. “We want to allow folks who have never fished in a while or ...
  • Metro News
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  • 6/9/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • WV has free fishing weekend
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s Free Fishing Weekend is June 10-11. During these two days, residents and nonresidents may fish in West Virginia for free. Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try ...
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 6/8/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Free Fishing plus Youth Events This Weekend in West Virginia
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's Free Fishing Weekend is June 10-11. During these two days, residents and nonresidents may fish in West Virginia for free. Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • West Virginia Free Fishing Weekend June 10-11, 2017
  • Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try their luck and fish without buying a license. West Virginia’s Free Fishing Weekend is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which is June 3-11. "It is a great ...
  • Huntington News Network
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  • 6/8/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • Fish Creek Road in Moundsville to be closed for at least 2 weeks
  • Engineers with the West Virginia Department of Transportation say the rain and geography on Fish Creek road have caused the problems. The road will be closed for at least 2 weeks. "We have been encountering them for quite some time because of the rainfall
  • WTOV 9
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  • 6/7/2017 9:52:00 PM
  • Federal fish hatchery recovers from 2016 West Virginia flood
  • WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Nearly a year after the June 2016 flood in West Virginia, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatchery is set to reopen. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery expects the ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/6/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Federal fish hatchery recovers from 2016 West Virginia flood
  • WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Nearly a year after the June 2016 flood in West Virginia, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatchery is set to reopen. The White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery expects the completion of the bulk of reconstruction .
  • WHSV
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  • 6/5/2017 8:12:00 PM
  • Federal fish hatchery recovers from 2016 West Virginia flood
  • Nearly a year after the June 2016 flood in West Virginia, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatchery is set to reopen. The White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery expects the completion of the bulk of reconstruction by the end of this month, the ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 6/5/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • Shining the Light on Endangered Species
  • This year over 1,400 young artists from across the nation submitted artwork. In Elkins, West Virginia, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Appalachian Forest Heritage Area (AFHA) AmeriCorps program, U.S. Forest Service, and WV Division of Natural Resources
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  • 6/5/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend in Virginia
  • VIRGINIA (WHSV) --The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is urging you to put those phones down and get hooked on fishing instead. It's Free Fishing Weekend in Virginia and that means no fishing license is required. "It's a nice way to kind of put ...
  • WHSV
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  • 6/2/2017 11:36:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Days in Virginia this weekend
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  • 6/2/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • Invasive northern snakehead’s impact on Va.’s Lake Anna uncertain
  • WASHINGTON — A northern snakehead caught in Virginia’s Lake Anna over the weekend is the lake’s first verified case of the fish, and wildlife officials aren’t sure what impact the invasive species may have there. “The danger of this fish ...
  • WTOP
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  • 6/1/2017 9:33:00 PM
  • Swelling Interest
  • So when Sneed opened his own restaurant off the Rappahannock River in Urbanna, Virginia, he made it a point to befriend the watermen down at the docks to snag the freshest hauls. “One day, one of them brings me a bucket of these strange-looking fish ...
  • gardenandgun.com
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  • 5/31/2017 1:35:00 AM
  • Fishing report for May 25
  • The ice-fishing at Big Virginia is still fair to good, but Little Virginia is slower. The road is open all the way to the lakes now. In the June Lake region, June Lake continues to be fair to good with some nice cutthroats reported. Grant is also pretty ..
  • Bakersfield
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  • 5/26/2017 6:03:00 AM
  • The Virginia Beach fleet has been blessed, now it's time for fishing
  • Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating as a group of charter captains, mates and fishing faithful gathered last week at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center. Rain was starting to fall and lightning flickered in the distance. Could there have been a better ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 5/24/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • The fleet has been blessed, now it's time for fishing
  • Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating as a group of charter captains, mates and fishing faithful gathered last week at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center. Rain was starting to fall and there was lightning in the distance. Could there have been a better ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 5/24/2017 1:18:00 PM
  • North Carolina: Volunteers Needed for Lake Gaston Aquatic Habitat Project
  • Northampton and Warren counties along the Virginia border. The habitat enhancement project is funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program, Lake Gaston Weed Control Council and the N.C. State University Department of Crop Science. The Sport Fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • It turns out it’s not frankenfish
  • (Chaconas) Because of those heart-stopping, lure-crushing strikes, the powerful runs, their voracious appetite and varied diet, snakeheads have turned into a bucket-list fish for a growing number of anglers throughout Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 5/23/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • Virginia Man Brutally Kills Bald Eagle Because It Ate Fish From His Pond
  • A Smithfield, Virginia man is accused of shooting a bald eagle earlier this year before fatally running over it with an all-terrain vehicle, according to court documents. Allen H. Thacker was charged Wednesday with one count of violating the Bald and ...
  • taskandpurpose.com
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  • 5/19/2017 3:04:00 PM
  • Striped, sea bass regulations unchanged
  • Virginia's anglers had the possibility of tighter sea bass regulations and more relaxed striped bass regulations. At least for now, neither fishery was changed. Both sea bass and striped bass seasons are currently open. The Cabbage Patch artificial reef ..
  • Daily Press
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  • 5/19/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Fishing report
  • The deep water off the Virginia coast is still the place to crank up tilefish, black-bellied rosefish and grouper from over 300 feet of water.
  • Free Lance-Star
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  • 5/18/2017 3:35:00 AM
  • Timing perfect for rockfish surge
  • "Poor guy looked beat, and so did his wife," he added. Down along the Virginia capes, Captain Kevin Josenhans of Josenhans Fly Fishing put his clients on three red drum to 44 inches one day, but zero the next. "Consistent fishing it's not. Reds like ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 5/18/2017 1:01:00 AM
  • Virginia has three days of free fishing when no license is required
  • It is a state law that a person needs a #fishing license to participate in the sport in most states. However, three days are coming when a fishing license is not required in the state of Virginia. This happens every year when there is a free fishing day or
  • us.blastingnews.com
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  • 5/17/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • License Free Fishing
  • Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press release that it’s encouraging families to enjoy the state’s natural resources. The free fishing days are June 2 ...
  • martinsvilledaily.com
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  • 5/17/2017 1:53:00 PM
  • Virginia to lift fishing license requirement for 3 days
  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press release that it’s encouraging families to enjoy the state’s natural resources. The free ...
  • WTOP
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  • 5/16/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Trump tells ousted Comey not to talk to media
  • John Cornyn; acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe; attorney Alice Fisher; New York Court of Appeals Judge Michael Garcia; Adam Lee, head of the bureau's office in Richmond, Virginia; federal judge Henry E. Hudson of Virginia; former homeland security adviser
  • gonefishingfish.com
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  • 5/16/2017 10:53:00 AM
  • Want to go fishing at the ammunition plant? Here's how
  • This lasts only a few minutes before Mom again moves away to a safer distance. Fawns normally are born between late April and July, and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds the public that if you want to help a baby deer ...
  • Times News
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  • 5/14/2017 10:52:00 PM
  • Officials urge caution after 94,000 gallon jet fuel spill
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials working to clean up about 94,000 gallons of jet fuel spilled at an air station in Virginia Beach are urging residents to avoid recreational activities like fishing in the area until their work is done. The Navy said ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 5/14/2017 4:25:00 PM
  • Fishing report for May 11
  • Tough fishing at those flows. The ice-fishing at Big Virginia is still fair to good, but Little Virginia is slower. In the June Lake region, June Lake continues to be fair to good with some nice cutthroats reported. Grant is also pretty good for close-to .
  • Bakersfield
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  • 5/12/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • 5/20: Kids Fishing Day in Narrows
  • The event is sponsored by the Town of Narrows, Giles County Sheriff’s Department and the Giles Early Education Project in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. The Narrows Town Park, or “The Boom”, is located on five ...
  • NRV News
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  • 5/12/2017 2:17:00 AM
  • APNewsBreak: City pays Indiana congressman's wife $20K/month
  • Messer, however, did not and secured the contract despite living out of state in McLean, Virginia, records show. Before moving away when her husband took office in 2013, Jennifer Messer regularly staffed Fishers meetings, attended planning groups and sat .
  • WHIO
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  • 5/11/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Flannagan Hidden Gem: Day for fishing, tours of dam
  • O'Quinn said the Corps of Engineers had a water safety booth. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries stocked trout and were on hand to assist children fishing. Little Stoney Creek Trout Unlimited did fly tying and casting demonstrations while
  • The Coalfield Progress
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  • 5/10/2017 12:44:00 PM
  • Repairs get underway at WV’s Apple Grove Fish Hatchery
  • APPLE GROVE — Later this year, workers at West Virginia’s Apple Grove Fish Hatchery will be able to say the facility’s ponds no longer leak. Workers started replacing the ponds’ waterproof fabric liners on April 10. Hatchery superintendent Tim Swis ...
  • wvgazettemail.com
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  • 5/6/2017 5:23:00 PM
  • Osprey and owl become entangled in fishing line
  • Please remind folks of the dangers of not cleaning up.” And the Virginia Beach SPCA regularly sponsors fishing line clean ups too. The SPCA’s motto: Be kind with your line. Mary Reid Barrow, barrow1@cox.net Have you come across a surprise or puzzle in ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 5/5/2017 6:18:00 PM
  • 2017 Virginia Family Fishing Destinations
  • Virginia offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast for trophies. But with temperatures warming up and the school year winding down, this is the perfect time to focus on a different kind of destination: the ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/4/2017 2:38:00 AM
  • 2017 West Virginia Family Fishing Destinations
  • West Virginia offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast for trophies. But with temperatures warming up and the school year winding down, this is the perfect time to focus on a different kind of destination ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/4/2017 2:08:00 AM
  • Post Spawn Walleye Fishing in Virginia
  • The walleye spawn is over now. The fish are not as concentrated as they were last month [March] on the spawning grounds, but the good news is they are hungry and will be much more interested in biting. Walleyes will spread out along the entire lake ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/28/2017 6:02:00 AM
  • Fish enjoys toddler's lost pacifier
  • A catfish at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, VA, didn’t mind. When a guest dropped one into his tank, he became the proud, if temporary, owner. “Our albino catfish received some quality enrichment,” the museum wrote on its Facebook page.
  • watchfox29.com
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  • 4/28/2017 2:09:00 AM
  • Fish enjoys toddler's lost pacifier
  • A catfish at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, VA, didn’t mind. When a guest dropped one into his tank, he became the proud, if temporary, owner. “Our albino catfish received some quality enrichment,” the museum wrote on its Facebook page.
  • WWBT-TV NBC 12
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  • 4/28/2017 2:02:00 AM
  • This is no fish story! Museum's catfish enjoys toddler's lost pacifier
  • However, not all kiddos can hang on, and pacifiers often end up dropping on the floor. Or... into a fish tank? A catfish at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, VA, reaped the benefits when one young visitor dropped a binkie into his tank.
  • Wmcactionnews5
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  • 4/27/2017 11:28:00 PM
  • VMRC revokes Poquoson waterman's fishing licenses, privileges
  • The Virginia Marine Resources Commission revoked a Poquoson waterman's commercial fishing licenses and tidal fishing privileges after he was convicted of four counts of harvesting blue crabs while under license revocation, VMRC spokeswoman Laurie Naismith
  • Daily Press
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  • 4/25/2017 10:30:00 PM
  • Create your own fish cage
  • RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia State University is hosting a workshop for those looking to get into aqua-farming. The special event will give hands-on demonstrations and everything you need to know about farming with fish cages. Fish Health Specialist Dr ...
  • WTVR-TV
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  • 4/20/2017 5:14:00 PM
  • Female Crab Populations Up on Chesapeake Bay
  • The Winter Dredge Survey has been conducted annually by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Virginia Institute of Marine Science since 1990 to provide the primary assessment of the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population. The fishery is managed
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • Adventures Afield: Fishing the Shad Run
  • Despite the general favoritism tossed the way of the largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout, and the ever-elusive musky in the state of Virginia, offer me a day of catching dozens of hard-fighting river fish weighing between one and five pounds on light ...
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 4/19/2017 5:25:00 PM
  • Stable Riverbanks Help Farmers Make Hay
  • Today we are hearing from Melanie Carter, a Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Civil Engineer with the Virginia Field Office, stationed in Southwestern Virginia. I specialize in aquatic habitat restoration in the Upper Tennessee River Basin.
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 4/18/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • Virginia: Walleye Stocking Program Underway
  • The walleye is a popular gamefish in many areas of the country, but one that is often overlooked here in Virginia. DGIF's aquatics staff uses state of the art techniques to collect, grow, and stock walleye—here's how we do it. Every year, DGIF collects ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/18/2017 5:39:00 AM

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