West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of March 24-28, 2014

3/28/2014 ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of March 24, 2014:

Anthony Creek
Back Fork of Elk River
Big Sandy Creek
Blackwater River
Brandywine Lake
Brushy Fork Lake
Buckhannon River (rail stocking)
Buffalo Creek (Brooke)
Buffalo Fork Lake
Bullskin Run
Cacapon Park Lake
Castleman Run Lake
Cherry River
Chief Cornstalk Lake
Clear Fork of Tug
Coopers Rock Lake
Cranberry River
Desert Fork
Dillons Run
Dry Fork (Randolph, Tucker)
Dunkard Fork Lake
East Fork Greenbrier River
Edwards Run and Pond
Elk River
Evitts Run
Fort Ashby Reservoir
French Creek Pond
Gandy Creek
Glade Creek of New River
Glady Fork
Greenbrier River
Horse Creek Lake
Jennings Randolph Tailwaters
Kimsey Run Lake
Knapps Creek
Laurel Fork of Dry Fork (Randolph)
Laurel Fork of Holly River
Left Fork of Buckhannon River (rail stocking)
Left Fork of Holly River
Little Beaver Lake
Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
Lost River
Marsh Fork
Middle Creek
Middle Wheeling Lake
Mill Creek of Opequon Creek (Berkeley)
Mill Creek of South Branch
Mill Creek Reservoir
New Creek
North Fork of Fishing Creek
North Fork of Lunice
North Fork of Patterson Creek
North Fork of South Branch
Opequon Creek
Paw Paw Creek
Potts Creek
Right Fork of Middle Fork River
Rocky Marsh Run
Rollins Lake
Seneca Lake
Shavers Fork (Bemis)
Shavers Fork (lower section)
Shavers Fork (upper section)
South Branch (Franklin)
South Branch (Smoke Hole)
South Branch C&R
South Fork of Cherry River
South Fork of Fishing Creek
South Fork of Potts Creek
South Mill Creek Lake
Spruce Knob Lake
Sugar Creek
Summersville Tailwaters
Summit Lake
Teter Creek Lake
Tilhance Run
Trout Run
Turkey Run Lake
Tuscarora Creek
Waites Run
Watoga Lake
Whiteday Creek

Contact Information

Mike Shingleton, Wildlife Resources Section
304-637-0245
dnr.wildlife@wv.gov