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 31 - April 4, 2014

4/4/2014 ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of March 31, 2014:

Anthony Creek
Bear Rocks Lake
Big Run Lake
Blackwater River
Buckhannon River
Bullskin Run
Burnsville Tailwaters
Cacapon Park Lake
Camp Creek
Chief Logan Pond
Clear Fork of Guyandotte River
Clear Fork of Guyandotte River (delayed harvest)
Conaway Run Lake
Cranberry River
Dry Fork (Randolph, Tucker)
East Fork Greenbrier River
East River
Elk River
Evitts Run
Gandy Creek
Glade Creek of Mann
Glady Fork
Hills Creek
Hopkins Fork
Horse Creek Lake
Knapps Creek
Laurel Fork Lake
Laurel Fork of Dry Fork (Randolph)
Left Fork of Right Fork of Buckhannon River
Little Kanawha Headwaters
Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
Little River West Fork Greenbrier River
Long Marsh Run
Lost River
Lower Cove Run
Mash Fork
Mash Fork of Camp Creek (Children & Class Q)
Meadow Creek of New River
Middle Creek (Berkeley)
Mill Creek of Opequon Creek (Berkeley)
Mill Run of Back Creek (Berkeley)
Milligan Creek
Moores Run
Mountwood Park Lake
New Creek
New Creek Dam #14
Newburg Lake
North Fork of Anthony Creek
North Fork of Cherry River
North Fork of Patterson Creek
North Fork of South Branch
North River
Opequon Creek
Paint Creek
Paint Creek (C&R)
Panther Creek
Pinch Creek
Pinnacle Creek (upper and lower sections)
Pond Fork
R. D. Bailey Tailwaters
Red Creek
Right Fork of Little Kanawha Headwaters
Rockcliff Lake
Rocky Marsh Run
Shavers Fork (Bemis)
Shavers Fork (lower section)
Shavers Fork (upper section)
Shavers Fork C&R (Stuarts Park Recreation Area)
South Branch (Franklin)
South Branch (Smoke Hole)
Spruce Knob Lake
Stonewall Jackson Tailwaters
Summit Lake
Sutton Tailwaters
Teter Creek Lake
Trout Run
Tuckahoe Lake
Tygart Headwaters
Tygart Tailwaters
Waites Run
Warden Lake
Watoga Lake
West Fork Greenbrier River
Wheeling Creek
Williams River

Contact Information

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