Saturday, January 28th, 2023
Saturday, January 28th, 2023

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WVa DNR set to celebrate free fishing weekend

Charrleston, W.Va. (AP) – The West
Virginia Division of Natural Resources is opening up the state’s
rivers and streams for free fishing this weekend.

The two-day event caps off a series of events as part of this
week’s National Fishing and Boating Week.

This weekend, residents and nonresidents can fish without first
obtaining a license.

DNR Director Frank Jezioro (JEZ’-uh-roh) said the free weekend
is meant to remind people that fishing is a fun pastime that can
last a life time.

The DNR will be co-sponsoring fishing derbies on Saturday at the
Bowden Hatchery in Randolph County and Little Beaver State Park in
Raleigh County.

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