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Grab Your Kayak: Small Lake Bass Fishing in West Virginia

Game & Fish Staff - February 12, 2018

Big bass reside in small lakes in West Virginia. (Photo by Scott Bernarde) Waters that don't

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Mountain State Slabs: The Best Spots for West Virginia Crappie

Game & Fish Online Staff - January 29, 2018

Always keep a variety of baits in numerous colors, as conditions change often. With the weather

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2018 West Virginia Fishing Calendar

Jeff Knapp - January 29, 2018

while few folks might be thinking about fishing right now, it is never too early to start making


Fall Hunting and Fishing in West Virginia

Bruce Ingram - September 20, 2017

It's a great time for Mountain State sportsmen and women, as fall hunting and

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Muskies of the Mountain State

Jeff Knapp - August 10, 2017

Muskies — called the "fish of 1,000 casts" — are among the most challenging species in West


2017 Top West Virginia Bass Fishing Spots

Roger Wolfe - March 15, 2017

Just as the hunter's heart skips a beat as the first leaves of fall start to drift on the evening

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2017 West Virginia Crappie Fishing Forecast

Roger Wolfe - February 15, 2017

With the end to the cold grey days of winter quickly approaching, thoughts inevitably turn to

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2017 West Virginia Fishing Forecast

Jeff Knapp - January 26, 2017

The New Year provides a clean slate and a lot of hope, including when it comes fishing adventures.


Man Catches New West Virginia State Record Blue Catfish

Andrew Vanlaningham - May 02, 2014

As the old saying goes, sometimes you're just in the right place at the right time. A West


Top Places for Bass Fishing in West Virginia

Bruce Ingram - April 04, 2014

West Virginia comes by its nickname the Mountain State honestly. The snow-covered highland


Your Best Spring Fishing in West Virginia

Bruce Ingram - March 20, 2014

There's never been a better time for spring fishing in West Virginia, so grab your favorite rod


February Bass Fishing in West Virginia

Bruce Ingram - February 18, 2014

Would it be possible for a hardcore West Virginia angler to spend the entire year doing nothing

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May Madness: West Virginia Fishing Hot Spots

Ken Freel - April 26, 2012

Spring has sprung all across our wild and wonderful state. Trees and flowers are blooming-and the

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Hot Spots for West Virginia Fishing in 2012

Bruce Ingram - February 02, 2012

In a dream world, one could spend the year fishing across West Virginia. Actually, so many quality

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5 Great Lures For Bluegills

Stephen D. Carpenteri - March 10, 2011

Who needs live bait when the big 'gills are so eager to strike these lures?


Blade Bait Fishing Tactics For Walleye

Dan Small - March 10, 2011

  Blade baits have been the downfall of hungry walleyes for decades. If you haven't tried

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Using Spoons To Catch Early Season Trout

March 09, 2011

  Flashy metal lures can provide great action for trout, but it's important to understand the

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Top Tackle Options For Spring Trout

Terry Otto - March 08, 2011

  Complete your trout outfit now and be ready to catch fish in any conditions this spring. By

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