On June 5, 2016, House Bill 4145, West Virginia’s “permitless/constitutional carry” law will officially take effect.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) reminds residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law as well as a misguided disservice to our state animal…..
Idaho last week became the tenth state to adopt Constitutional Carry, and the second state to adopt such a law this year.
Hunting prospects look promising for the 2016 spring turkey season in West Virginia, which runs April 18 through May 24, with a special one-day youth season April 16.
A new nature guide book, “Land Snails of West Virginia,” has been published and is now available. It was written by Daniel Dourson and personnel of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources…..
The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) has provided a forestry mulching machine to assist several agencies with their efforts to provide better habitat for a number of wildlife species in West Virginia.
I told those present, that our blood sweat and tears is affecting the national narrative. Neither of us expected to see that come to fruition so quickly.
The 2016 full-color wall calendar published by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has again won national recognition by receiving a 2016 Gold Award in a prestigious calendar contest.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will host its spring Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop April 22-24, 2016, at Blackwater Falls State Park.
Sixty-one people gathered and were scattered to 11 survey sites for the 9th annual Spring Eagle Survey, held March 5 in the Pipestem area of southern West Virginia.
Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions that are open statewide, according to Col. Jerry…..
The Knife Rights supported West Virginia Permitless (Constitutional) Carry bill, HB 4145, that was vetoed by the governor was overridden by the legislature this past weekend.
The Knife Rights supported West Virginia Permitless (Constitutional) Carry bill, HB 4145, was passed by the legislature by a majority sufficient to override a veto and has been vetoed by…..
The override means persons 21-year-old or older who are not barred from gun possession will be able to carry a gun without permit…
This is by far the best West Virginia Citizens Defense League message I’ve ever had the pleasure of composing. Constitutional Carry is now law!!!
The WV legislature has overridden Governor Tomblin’s veto of Constitutional carry. The restoration of permitless carry will take effect near the end of May.
Governor Tomblin, under cover of an astonishing advertising blitz by Bloomberg, has issued a veto of HB4145.
Unfortunately, some of your elected officials in West Virginia have already displayed a willingness to side with New York City billionaire, Michael Bloomberg…
West Virginia Governor Tomblin has vetoed the Constituitonal carry bill for the second year in a row, on 3 March, 2016. A veto override is likely.
Constitutional carry has passed the West Virginia Senate. It was amended, so it goes back to the House for a concurrence vote before going to Governor Tomblin.
Yesterday, the House amended HB4145 to add a $50 tax credit for training.
Knife Rights’ bipartisan West Virginia Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 4541, was introduced this week by sponsor Delegate Rupert Phillips Jr.
Hunters in West Virginia may now reprint their hunter education certification cards online.
Joshua Allison, wildlife manager of the Hillcrest and Cross Creek Wildlife Management Areas in the northern panhandle, recently was selected by the West Virginia State Chapter of the National…..
Yesterday, House Bill 4145, NRA-endorsed legislation that would allow an individual to lawfully carry a concealed handgun without a permit, passed the House of Delegates with a bipartisan 68-31 vote.
Also, some highly rated West Virginia Citizens Defense League delegates voted against your rights. Some grades are going to be adjusted…
Mountaineer Food Bank receives $50,000 donation from 2015 Governor’s One Shot Deer Hunt event for Hunters Helping the Hungry…
This is where you come in. We need you, your family, your friends, your coworkers ALL to email & call your delegates, and ask them to pass HB4145 intact.
West Virginia is likely to pass a Constitutional carry bill into law in 2016. It passed in 2015 by veto proof margins, but was vetoed after the legislature adjourned.
We need to keep this momentum. Passage of this historic bill rests on your shoulders. We need you to call or email your House of Delegates representatives and ask them to pass this bill without change
Anti-gun forces have called a public hearing for HB4145 in House Judiciary. In this hearing, they will make a showing, and speak to the committee about why and how your rights should be infringed.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been running targeted ads, including billboards attacking Senate President Bill Cole for supporting permitless carry…
Hunters killed 1,140 bears during the 2015 archery season, including 710 with vertical bows and 430 with crossbows.
The 11th annual winter eagle survey of the Bluestone/Pipestem area is looking for volunteer spotters for the Jan. 9, 2016, event.
The Conservation Fund announced its purchase of 32,396 acres of working forestland in southern West Virginia that will eventually create the state’s largest, conserved block of prime habitat for…..
Last year, it was EJ Smith as a prolific concealed carry instructor standing on TV, betraying gun owners in the interest of protecting his wallet. Already, Judas has emerged for this session…
A grant from the Governor’s One Shot, Inc. has increased the reimbursement rate for meat processors who participate in the Division of Natural Resources’ “Hunters Helping the Hungry” (HHH) program.
Fall turkey hunters checked in 1,131 turkeys this fall from 33 open counties, according to Keith Krantz, wild turkey and upland game bird project leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural…..
Canaan Valley Resort Ski Area will launch its 2015/2016 ski season Dec. 18, 2015. New this year is the addition of skiing in the eastern part of the mountain between two black diamond runs.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources’ new electronic game check system shows a preliminary report that hunters harvested 20,105 bucks during the first day of the buck deer firearms…..