Associated Press Published

Permits Still Available for Limited Bear-Gun Season


SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Hunters can still obtain permits for a limited bear-gun season in 17 counties.
     The Division of Natural Resources says a limited number of permits were left over following the first application period earlier this year.

Applications must be submitted to the DNR by Sept. 26.

A bear-gun season without dogs will run Nov. 24 through Dec. 6 concurrent with the state’s buck-gun season.

Where is hunting allowed?

  • Barbour
  • Braxton
  • Clay
  • Grant
  • Greenbrier
  • Hardy
  • Lewis
  • Mercer
  • Monroe
  • Pendleton
  • Pocahontas
  • Randolph
  • Summers
  • Taylor
  • Tucker
  • Upshur
  • Webster