West Virginia DNR

‘West Virginia Gold Rush’ set with stocking of golden rainbow trout

(Photo courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce)CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Anglers in West Virginia will be pulling more gold from the state’s lakes and streams, thanks to a decision to stock waters with bright-yellow golden rainbow trout. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that in early April, state natural resources officials will change the color of the trout they stock in…

West Virginia to receive another elk shipment from Kentucky

Thirty elk were fitted with radio collars to study their movements and understand how the disease may spread.CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s fledgling elk herd will get another boost from a recreation area in Kentucky. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area in Logan and Mingo counties will receive 17 elk from Land Between the Lakes in…