November 2010 Issue - Wvasportsman.net

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November 2010 Issue - Wvasportsman.net

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WANTED: OLD FISHING LURESMADEBEFORE1960• FOR LARGE PERSONAL COLLECTIONContact: Galen “Grumpy” AshRt. 2 Box 353 Salem, WV 26426304-782-2324Carcass Transportation RestrictedSOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.– Hunters are advised that ChronicWasting Disease (CWD) was detectedin Virginia in 2009; therefore,special carcass transportation regulationsbecome effective and wholedeer harvested in Virginia may notbe transported into West Virginia,according to Frank Jezioro, Direc-tor of the West Virginia Divisionof Natural Resources (WVDNR).Hunters who harvest deer in Virginiamay bring into West Virginiaonly the meat from which all boneshave been removed, the cape, antlersor antlers and skull plate fromwhich all meat or tissue has beenremoved, cervid canines and finishedtaxidermy heads.CWD is a neurological diseasefound in deer and elk that belongsto a family of diseases known astransmissible spongiform encephalopathies.The disease is thoughtto be caused by abnormal, proteinaceousparticles called prions thatslowly attack the brain of infecteddeer and elk, causing the animals toprogressively become emaciated,R&S SPORTS & PAWN INC.BUY • SELL • TRADE • PAWNGUNS - ACCESSORIESTOOLS - JEWELRY304-275-1112Mon to Fri 10AM - 5PMSat 10AM to 2PM901 Court St..ELIZABETH,WVSTOP BY & CHECK US OUT!HUNTING SEASON IS HERE!display abnormal behavior and invariablyresults in the death of theinfected animal. There is no knowntreatment for CWD. It is importantto note that currently there is no evidenceto suggest CWD poses a riskfor humans or domestic animals.The discovery of CWD in HampshireCounty, West Virginia, in2005 represents a significant threatto the state’s white-tailed deer.While the disease does not causean immediate widespread die-offof deer, if allowed to spread, CWDcould cause long-term damage tothe herd. Those who have tried topredict the outcome of the diseaseon a deer population have describedcontinue to the next pageLuke Harper checked in a 7 pointarchery deer. Photo courtesy of Reese’sCountry Store in Deerwalk.OHIOHUNTINGPROPERTY80 ACRESWASHINGTON COUNTYTimber - Building AreaCity Water$125,000304-679 5744 - 304-588-1067PistolsAmmo(304)863-5893We Buy, Selland Trade19 West East Main St.White Sulphur Springs, WVOpen: 10-5 Tues.-Fri. 9-1 Sat.Closed on Sunday & MondayNovt. 2010 ~ Page 5Class Three DealerSpecializing In Handguns & Military Style Firearms2134 DuPont RoadPARKERSBURG, WVLarge SelectionNew & Used GunsRt. 60 E. Main St.Mtn. GunLongGunsMon. - Fri. 12-5PMSat. 11AM - 3PMPhone304-536-36061st TrafficLightBankWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WVAvailable Effeciciency Now • 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. • Commercial Rentals


the disease as a 30- to 50-year epizootic.Due to the uncertain ramificationsthat CWD may have on thestate’s white-tailed deer resource,WVDNR implemented appropriateactions as described in its CWD IncidentResponse Plan. Part of thisplan includes prohibiting huntersfrom bringing in whole animals andcertain tissues from areas known tohave positive cases of CWD.While there are many scientificuncertainties regarding the basicbiology and ecology of CWD thatmay hinder development of efficientstrategies for combating thisdisease in free-ranging deer, theactions outlined in this plan are designedto accomplish the followinggoals:Determine the prevalence and thedistribution of CWD through enhancedsurveillance efforts.Communicate and coordinatewith the public and other appropriateagencies on issues relating toCWD and the steps being taken torespond to this disease.Initiate appropriate managementactions necessary to control thespread of this disease, prevent furtherintroductions of the disease,and possibly eliminate the diseasefrom the state.Joe Jezioro got a big bow elk. Photocourtesy of Boone’s Bow Shop in Parkersburg.CarharttClothingPSE ARCHERY• Live Bait • Licenses • Game Check • Guns & AmmoRod and Reel Repair Service Joy Dog FoodHours: 9 to 9 Daily 304-445-2551Just a few minutes off I-64 in Alderson, WVPawnServiceOverlooking The Beautiful Greenbrier River304-445-2550“As we strive to meet this wildlifedisease challenge and implementappropriate management strategies,the support and involvementof landowners and hunters remainsessential,” said Director Jezioro.“The WVDNR is committed tokeeping the public informed andinvolved in these wildlife diseasemanagement actions.”100 Count Bags Of Berkley Power Worms 4" & 7"BACKWATER BAITJust South ofNewport, Ohio on Rt. 7Numerous Tube ColorsCatfish Rods & SuppliesIn StockYear-RoundLIVEBAITMinnows - ShinersMeal & Wax WormsNightcrawlersGoldfish• Off the Ohio River• Dock Your Boat While You Shop• In The Dana Backwater740-473-BAITOct. 2010 ~ Page 6WaterfrontSporting GoodsRiverview MotelROCKYBOOTSBeer & AlcoholBassProShopUNCLE TOM’S LOANSBUY • SELL • TRADE • PAWNAchery SpecialistsMatthews • Parker • PSENew & Used GunsRt. 10 - Cook ParkwayOCEANA, WV304-682-5002GAME CHECKINGSt. Croix RodsWave Worms Yo-Zuri• SliderSmallie BeaversVenom Venom • Cabin CreekSenko -• KinamiGarrett Jones Magnum Musky Baits TubesSpro Crane Crankbaits Musky Baits & More!Zoom - YumQuantum - OkumaBoogerman - BanditsCatch 'Em SpinnerbaitsOwner - GamakatsuRods & ReelsCustom PlasticsJigs & TrailersDipping DyeDo-It MoldsSplash-itsSnacks & BeveragesBrowning Rods & Reels


*SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. –West Virginia’s wild boar firearmsseason is scheduled to open onOct. 23 and run through Oct. 30 inBoone, Logan, Raleigh and Wyomingcounties. The wild boargun season is open to West Virginiaresidents only. To hunt wild boar,hunters must possess one of thefollowing licenses or license combinations:Class X, XJ, AB-L, A-Lor Class A + BG + CS, or be exemptfrom purchasing a license. Boar ofeither sex may be taken; however,only one boar may be taken peryear. Each animal that is harvestedmust be field tagged and checked atan official game checking station inthe county of kill within 24 hoursof the time of kill.Hunters harvested thirty-five (35)Wild Boar Seasonwild boar in 2009 during the combinedgun and archery seasons.“Wildlife biologists are predictingthe 2010 wild boar harvest will belower this fall,” noted Curtis I. Taylor,Chief of the Wildlife ResourcesSection of the West Virginia Divisionof Natural Resources. “Poormast conditions in 2009 reducedreproduction, and this year’s bumpercrop of acorns will keep hogswidely scattered and more difficultto hunt.”Advertise in theW. Va. Sportsman.20 Years In Business.Details On Page 3.New RestaurantBARKER’S“ONE STOP DOES IT ALL”Small Engine RepairComputer AlignmentHardware DeliGame Checking Rt. 47Smithville, WV304-477-3341Eleven year old Matt Ciarapicashot some squirrels.GET A FREE WINCH*OR UP TO $1000PLUSFINANCING3.99%***AS LOW AS*WITH THE PURCHASEOF a 2011 SPORTSMAN®**IN REBATESON SELECT 2010 MODELSMARIETTAPOLARIS27425 ST. RT. 7MARIETTA, OHIO740-374-5766Sales & Servicewww.mariettapolaris.comHOLID YSALES EVENTOffers good on new and unregistered units purchased between 11/1/10 and 12/31/10. *On select 2011 models. Free winch on select models, does not include installation. See your dealer for details. **On select 2010 models. See your dealer for details.***Rates as low as 3.99% for 36 months. Offers only available at participating Polaris ® dealers. Approval, and any rates and terms provided, are based on credit worthiness. Other financing offers are available. Applies to the purchase of all new ATV andRANGER ® models made on the Polaris Installment Program from 11/1/10–12/31/10. Fixed APR of 3.99%, 7.99%, or 10.99% will be assigned based on credit approval criteria. Examples of monthly payments over a 36-month term at 3.99% APR: $29.52per $1,000 financed and at 10.99% APR: $32.73 per $1,000 financed. Vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Warning: ATVs can be hazardous to operate. For your safety: Avoid operating Polaris ATVs or RANGERs on paved surfaces or public roads.Riders and passengers should always wear helmets, eye production, protective clothing, and seat belts (on RANGER vehicles). Never carry passengers unless the vehicle has been designed by the manufacturer for that purpose. Polaris adult ATV modelsare for riders aged 16 and older. Drivers of RANGER vehicles must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver’s license. All ATV riders should take a safety training course. For ATV safety and training information in the U.S. call the SVIA at (800) 887-2887,see your dealer, or call Polaris at (800) 342-3764. In Canada, see your local Polaris dealer about Polaris ATVs. Check your local laws before riding on trails. ©2010 Polaris Industries Inc.Nov. 2010 ~ Page 7FISHINGTACKLEBASS PRO SHOP


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Gun Safety TipsThere are six basic gun safetyrules for gun owners to understandand practice at all times:Treat all guns as if they are loaded.Always assume that a gun is loadedeven if you think it is unloaded. Everytime a gun is handled for anyreason, check to see that it is unloaded.If you are unable to check agun to see if it is unloaded, leave italone and seek help from someonemore knowledgeable about guns.Keep the gun pointed in the safestpossible direction. Always beaware of where a gun is pointing.A “safe direction” is one where anaccidental discharge of the gun willnot cause injury or damage. Onlypoint a gun at an object you intendto shoot. Never point a gun towardyourself or another person.Keep your finger off the triggeruntil you are ready to shoot. Alwayskeep your finger off the trigger andoutside the trigger guard until youare ready to shoot. Even though itmay be comfortable to rest yourfinger on the trigger, it also is unsafe.If you are moving aroundwith your finger on the trigger andstumble or fall, you could inadvertentlypull the trigger. Sudden loudnoises or movements can result inan accidental discharge becausethere is a natural tendency to tightenthe muscles when startled. Thetrigger is for firing and the handleGet Ready For Hunting Season With Our Large Selection OfNow HandlingFranchiReloadingBenelliSuppliesNew and Used GunsGlockKimberLeupold - Zeiss ScopesGold - Platinum - Silver - Jewelry - WatchesTools - Electronics - Archery - Safes - And More!Buy - Sell - Trade - LoansLay-Aways AvailableTwo Locations To Serve Your Needs515 Division St. 3410 3408 Emerson Dudley Av. Av.Parkersburg, WV Parkersburg, WV304-428-7298 304-428-7296is for handling.Know your target, its surroundingsand beyond. Check that the areas infront of and behind your target aresafe before shooting. Be aware thatif the bullet misses or completelypasses through the target, it couldstrike a person or object. Identifycontinue to the next pageGet A BUCKIn 2010?Send In Your Pic.Form Is On Page 38Christina Buskirk, from Vincent,Ohio, has a turkey - 11” beard.BOONE’S BOW SHOP3-D RANGE - PRACTICE RANGEINDOOR ARCHERY RANGELocated On Larkmead RdParkersburg, WV 304-863-6962ParkerNov. 2010 ~ Page 14BEARGame CheckingStation•Archery Shoots•Leagues•GroupDiscounts


Wild Eye TaxidermyCharles Aegan, OwnerCountry Club RoadBUCKHANNON, WV• Big Game• Small Game• Birds (304)• Fish 472-3023• European Mountsthe target and make sure it is whatyou intend to shoot. If you are indoubt, DON’T SHOOT! Neverfire at a target that is only a movement,color, sound or unidentifiableshape. Be aware of all the peoplearound you before you shoot.Know how to properly operateyour gun. It is important to becomethoroughly familiar with your gun.You should know its mechanicalcharacteristics including how toproperly load, unload and clear amalfunction from your gun. Obviously,not all guns are mechanicallythe same. Never assume that whatapplies to one make or model isexactly applicable to another. Youshould direct questions regardingthe operation of your gun to yourfirearms dealer, or contact the manufacturerdirectly.Store your gun safely and securelyto prevent unauthorized use. Gunsand ammunition should be storedseparately. When the gun is not inyour hands, you must still think ofsafety. Use a trigger lock or cablelock, so it cannot be fired. Storeit unloaded in a locked container,SEARSEXXONOver 47 YearsIn BusinessDOUBLE “DD” RANCHORIGINAL OWNERS HAVE RETURNED“A Hunting Preserve Unlike All Others”(740) 596-9013 FAXsuch as a California-approved lockbox or a gun safe. Store your gunin a different location than the ammunition.For maximum safety youshould use both a locking deviceand a storage container.topADDITIONAL SAFETY POINTSThe six basic safety rules are thefoundational rules for gun safety.However, there are additional safetypoints that much not be overlooked.Never handle a gun when you arein an emotional state such as angeror depression. Your judgment maybe impaired.Never shoot a gun in celebration(the Fourth of July or New Year’sEve, for example). Not only is thisunsafe, but it is generally illegal. Abullet fired into the air will returnto the ground with enough speed tocause injury or death.Do not shoot at water, flat or hardsurfaces. The bullet can ricochetand hit someone or something otherthan the target.STUMPTOWN, WVUS HIGHWAY 33GAME CHECKINGHUNTING/FISHING LICENSEGas - Tires - Groceries - HardwareNov. 2010 ~ Page 15(740) 596-4711• Wild Russian Hogs• Exotic Rams and Goats• Fallow Deer, Sika Deer, Red Stag & Elk• African & Asian SpeciesPrices include animal, guide & caping.Lodging, meals and meat processing available.58501 US Rt 50, McArthur, OH 45651e-mail Dannie@DDRanch.comWeb Site www.DDRanch.comHand your gun to someone onlycontinue to the next pageMatt Whitt went to South Carolinato get this 12 1/2 ‘ - 800 pound alligator.Photo courtesy of CardainalPawnbrokers in Beckley.ElkinsMotorLodgeToll Free877-636-1863(304)636-1400Gracious Dining inTHE 1863 TAVERNHarrison Ave.ELKINS, WV


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obtains and uses it, resulting in injuryor death, or carries it to a publicplace, unless you stored the firearmin a locked container or lockedthe firearm with a locking device totemporarily keep it from functioning.You Cannot Be Too Careful withChildren and GunsThere is no such thing as beingtoo careful with children and guns.Never assume that simply becausea toddler may lack finger strength,they can’t pull the trigger. A child’sthumb has twice the strength ofthe other fingers. When a toddler’sthumb “pushes” against a trigger,invariably the barrel of the gunis pointing directly at the child’sface. NEVER leave a firearm lyingaround the house.Child safety precautions still applyeven if you have no childrenor if your children have grown toadulthood and left home. A nephew,niece, neighbor’s child or a grandchildmay come to visit. Practicegun safety at all times.To prevent injury or death causedby improper storage of guns in ahome where children are likelyto be present, you should store allguns unloaded, lock them with afirearms safety device and storethem in a locked container. Ammu-HOLMES MARKET 304-845-0502Complete Convenience Store • Beer • BeveragesHot Dogs • Snacks & More“Where You Get Great In-Town Service...Out Of Town”ROBERTS RIDGE RD. OFF RT. 2MOUNDSVILLE, WVGAME CHECKINGnition should be stored in a locationseparate from the gun.Talking to Children About GunsChildren are naturally curiousabout things they don’t know aboutor think are “forbidden.” When achild asks questions or begins toact out “gun play,” you may wantto address his or her curiosity byanswering the questions as honestlyand openly as possible. This willremove the mystery and reduce thenatural curiosity. Also, it is importantto remember to talk to childrenin a manner they can relate to andunderstand. This is very important,especially when teaching childrenabout the difference between “real”and “make-believe.” Let childrenknow that, even though they maylook the same, real guns are verydifferent than toy guns. A real gunwill hurt or kill someone who isshot.Instill a Mind Set of Safety and ResponsibilityThe American Academy of Pediatricsreports that adolescence is ahighly vulnerable stage in life forteenagers struggling to developtraits of identity, independence andautonomy. Children, of course, areboth naturally curious and innocentlyunaware of many dangersaround them. Thus, adolescents ascontinue to the next page~ USED PARTS ~WE SHIPUPS DAILYATV & CYCLESPECIALISTSNEW & USED PARTS - MOST BRANDSNationwide Salvage Hotline(800) 646-5306 Credit Cards304-489-1377 AcceptedButcher Bend RoadMINERALWELLS, WVBuying ATV’s - Any ConditionDonald Westbrook arrowed an 8point buck. Photo courtesy of Reese’sCountry Store in Deerwalk.FISHERMEN WELCOME • FREE OUTSIDE ELECTRICNearby Burnsville Lake - Cedar Creek State ParkGlenville Inn & Conference Center61 Best Western DriveRt. 5Glenville, WV (304)462-5511• Handicapped Rooms • Cable Free - HBO• Exercise Facilities • Free Local Calls• In-Room Coffee Maker • King Size Beds• High-Speed Wireless • Business CenterNov. 2010 ~ Page 171-800-WESTERN• Continental Breakfast• Remote Control TV• Meeting/Conference• Banquet Room12 Miles WestFrom I 79


www.newadventurerv.comdolescents as well as children maynot be sufficiently safeguarded bycautionary words, however frequent.Contrary actions can completelyundermine good advice. A“Do as I say and not as I do” approachto gun safety is both irresponsibleand dangerous.Remember that actions speaklouder than words. Children learnmost by observing the adultsaround them. By practicing safeconduct you will also be teachingsafe conduct.Safety and Storage DevicesIf you decide to keep a firearm inyour home you must consider theissue of how to store the firearm ina safe and secure manner.There are a variety of safety andstorage devices currently availableto the public in a wide range ofprices. Some devices are lockingmechanisms designed to keep thefirearm from being loaded or fired,but don’t prevent the firearm frombeing handled or stolen. There arealso locking storage containers thathold the firearm out of sight. Formaximum safety you should useboth a firearm safety device and a4 PondsOPEN7 Days A WeekCabin & CamperRentalsJayco2456 Route 21 SouthRIPLEY, WV866-372-1323locking storage container to storeyour unloaded firearm.Two of the most common lockingmechanisms are trigger locksand cable locks. Trigger locks aretypically two-piece devices thatfit around the trigger and triggerguard to prevent access to the trigger.One side has a post that fitsinto a hole in the other side. Theyare locked by a key or combinationlocking mechanism. Cable lockstypically work by looping a strongsteel cable through the action of thefirearm to block the firearm’s operationand prevent accidental firing.However, neither trigger locks norcable locks are designed to preventaccess to the firearm.Smaller lock boxes and larger gunsafes are two of the most commontypes of locking storage containers.One advantage of lock boxes andgun safes is that they are designedto completely prevent unintendedhandling and removal of a firearm.Lock boxes are generally constructedof sturdy, high-grade metalopened by either a key or combinationlock. Gun safes are quiteheavy, usually weighing at least 50Family Fishing & CampingCatfish - Bass - Trout - BluegillCamping Daily or Year RoundFri/Sat ~ We Now Tournaments Have Hybrid $25 Striped A Pole Bass 1st Sat. ~Rt. 50 Between Bridgeport & Grafton304-265-1000 Rt. 2 Box 290 Grafton, WV 26354Nov. 2010 ~ Page 1821 Country MarketLive Bait & Tackle* Minnows ~ Crawlers*Mealworms ~ Shiners* GAME CHECKING* HUNTING & FISHING LIC.Everything you need fora day on the water!372-9697Rt. 21 North Ripley, WVpounds. While gun safes are typicallythe most expensive firearmstorage devices, they are generallymore reliable and secure.Remember: Safety and storagedevices are only as secure as theprecautions you take to protect thekey or combination to the lock.Young Taylor Stewart got her 1stbow deer. Photo courtesy of JBC Archeryin Shady Spring.SPENCER'STAXIDERMY304-824-3745OVER 39 YEARSEXPERIENCEBIRDS, FISH, ANTLERSLIFE-SIZE MOUNTS, GAMEHEADSWEST HAMLIN,WVACCROSS FROM THE POST OFFICEFULL TIME TAXIDERMY SERVICE


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JBC ARCHERYINDOOR SHOOTING RANGE2563 RITTER DRIVEOn Rt. 19SHADY SPRING, WV304-763-3109Hoyt • Darton • PSE • Alpine20 Yard Indoor Range • AmmoComplete Archery Pro ShopArrows - Muzzleloaders - Fishing10 am to 6pm Mon - Thur & Sat10am to 5pm Fridaywww.wvasportsman.netGameCheckIt’s FREEMARSTILLER’SGUN SHOP & HEATED INDOOR RANGEOver 29 Years Of Service!Always On “Target”HomeOf The“Gun Guys”NRAFirearmsSafetyClasses3647 Collins Ferry RoadMorgantown, WV304-599-1556Dominick Cunningham used a bowfor this nice buck. Photo courtesy ofJBC Archery in Shady Spring.Pete Sutton caught a 14 poundsteelehead trout. Photo courtesy ofMAD Sporting Goods in Boaz.Danny Frazier hooked a 6 pound, 2oz. smallmouth bass. Photo courtesyof PC Bait & Tackle in Hinton.Stay with us while you enjoy the Stonewall Jackson Lake area. Minutesfrom the state park which offers the Arnold Palmer Golf Courseand boat rentals. Also, 1 1/2 milesfrom Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Area(public hunting & fishing). Only 6 miles fromI-79 exit 96 or 4.5 miles from Rt. 33 - Corridor H - near Weston, WV• A/C• TV - DVD• Barbecue Grill• Large Porch AreaLAKE VIEW CABINSOverlooking Stonewall Jackson Lake~ 100 Yards From The Boat Ramp ~• Easy Access• Great View Of Lake• Fully Equipped KitchenIncluding DishwasherNov. 2010 ~ Page 20NOW BOOKINGFOR SPRING & SUMMERSEASON RENTALSEasy Access To PublicHunting Areas. 15,000 AcresOn Stonewall Jackson & 3,000Acres On StonecoalFor More Info & Reservations304-269-5813


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EPA Turns Down BanThe U.S. Environmental ProtectionAgency (EPA) has denied thepetition calling for a ban on themanufacture, use and processing oflead used in fishing gear.In a letter to the petitioners, a consortiumof environmental groups,the EPA indicated that the groupsweren’t convincing in their contentionthat the requested rule isnecessary to protect against an unreasonablerisk of injury to healthor the environment, as requiredby the Toxic Substances ControlAct (TSCA). The EPA said thatthe increasing number of limitationson the use of lead fishing gearon some federal and state lands,as well as various education andoutreach activities, call into questionwhether a national ban on leadin fishing gear would be the leastburdensome, adequately protectiveapproach to address the concern, ascalled for under TSCA. EPA’s letteralso notes that the prevalenceof non-lead alternatives is increasingand suggests a gradual movetoward nontoxic components.. Thefishing tackle industry had unitedwith anglers in general in opposingthe lead ban, saying it would becostly to implement now.ATV’sMotorcyclesRt. 33 EastBuckhannon, WV304-472-4824www.supersmittys.comOn Aug. 3, the American BirdConservancy and a number ofother groups petitioned EPA underSection 21 of the Toxic Substancescontinue to the next pageColby Dight used a bow for this 8point. Photo courtesy of Reese’s CountryStore in Deerwalk.A huge Ohio buck was killed by a vehicle. This deer would have have hadan outstanding score. Photo courtesy of Pro1 Taxidermy in Summersville.IT’S BOAT SEASON AT MID-STATE MARINAG3AluminumMID - STATE MARINARoute 19 NorthSutton,wvPhone: (304) 765-7325 (800) 640-7329Nov. 2010 ~ Page 24SuzukiHondaYamahaCan-Am


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knowledge that without their help,this program could not exist.”Under the HHH Program, twopoundpackages of ground venisonare collected from participating certifiedprocessors by the MountaineerFood Bank located in Gassawayand Huntington Area Food Bank.These food banks then distributethe packaged ground venison toparticipating statewide distributioncenters, such as food pantries, soupkitchens, senior centers, communitycenters, churches, orphanagesand other institutions that providethe needy highly-nutritious venisonmeals. Although it may be toolate for non-enrolled distributioncenters to receive venison in 2010(because of the minimum 60-dayapplication review process), thoseinterested are encouraged to enrollnow so they may receive venisonstarting in the winter 2011. ContactMountaineer Food Bank at304-364-5518 to discuss the applicationprocess needed to receivevenison.“Although the DNR is very gratefulfor hunter-donated deer, theHHH Program still requires monetarydonations to offset processingand distribution costs,” said Westfall.The DNR is restricted fromusing sportsmen’s license dollarsJM Outdoors304-924-6875MUSKY TACKLE BY:Crane, Musky Mayhem, Red October,Myers Musky Lures & MoreBuckwear T-Shirts!Special order of scopes,laser rangefinders, binocsand other hunting supplies!“The Shops at 46 Main”Main St. Buckhannon, WVHillbilly Hunting BeaglesAKC Pups & Hunting DogsGarmin GPS • Diamond Deluxe • Tri-TronicsKing • Easy Loader • Vinyl Flooring Wire For KennelsDavid Dewees (304) 545-3820 Curt Casto (304) 988-0482Brian Lowe brought in a coyote.Photo courtesy of Jarrett’s Bait in Elizabeth.• RODS• REELS• TACKLE• LIVE BAITSPORT SHOP305 N. Lewis St.GLENVILLE, WV304-462-7307Nov. 2010 ~ Page 262178 Fishers Ridge, Kenna, WV 25248to fund this program and is completelydependent upon monetarydonations by concerned individuals,businesses, conservation organizations,foundations, churches,and fund-raising events such as theGovernor’s One Shot Hunt. “Withoutthis donated monetary funding,we simply could not continue theHHH Program,” said Westfall.The DNR accepts monetary donationsto the HHH Program yearround.To make a monetary donationto the HHH Program, pleasevisit online www.wvdnr.gov/Hunting/HHH.shtm or call BillieShearer at 304-558-2771; Billie.J.Shearer@wv.gov. Hunters canalso consult the website or pick upan HHH brochure at DNR officesto locate participating meat processorsaround the state. For HHHProgram general information, consultthe website or contact ProgramCoordinator Jerry Westfall at 304-558-2771; Jerry.A.Westfall@wv.gov.New Building Tin3’ x 8’ - $12 per Sheet263’ x 10’ - $14.25 per Sheet3’ x 12’ - $16.75 per Sheet Ga.All Types of New & Used SteelSquare Tubing & PipesPlywood O.S.B. T-1113/4 - $23 3/4 - $22 5/8 - $261/2 Rubber - $16 Roofing 5/8 - $19Cut To SizeLuan - $9.2512’ - $17 10’- $14 8’ - $122x4 2x6 2x8 2x10 All SizesWe Buy GinsengCopper • Brass • Iron& Other MetalsRRHAMCORt. 2 Box 484Grafton, WV 304-265-0026Stocking Treated LumberWE BUY Prices Subject SCRAP To Change METALGame CheckingHunt/Fish LicenseMon - Sat 9am to 6pmGuns • AmmoTurkey CallsCamo ClothingGroceries & BeerMusky & Bass Tackle


Hunter EducationBlitz WeekendA big New River catfish wascaught. Photo courtesy of PC Bait &Tackle in Hinton.TROPHY BUCK DISPLAY - BOOKING FOR SHOWS NOWWOODS & WATER TAXIDERMY - TROPHY BUCK DISPLAY• DEER SHOULDER MOUNTS $350• EUROPEAN SKULL CLEANINGWITH DERMESTID BEETLES• BIG BUCK CONTEST - $5WINNER RECEIVES FREESHOULDER MOUNTAward Winning TaxidermySOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.– The gun seasons for deer opensoon in West Virginia, and to meetthe needs of young or new hunters,the Law Enforcement Sectionof the West Virginia Division ofNatural Resources will be sponsoringa Hunter Education course“Blitz Weekend” across the stateNovember 13 and 14. During thatweekend, there will be at leastone Hunter Education class offeredin nearly every county. Somecounties will offer the course theweek before, Nov. 8-12. Any personborn on or after Jan. 1, 1975,must complete a Hunter Educationcourse before purchasing a huntinglicense.Many Hunter Education coursesare being offered throughoutWest Virginia now and will continuethrough the Sunday beforethe deer buck season, which beginsNov. 22. However, during theBlitz Weekend, some counties willhave as many as three courses runningat the same time. There is nocharge to take the Hunter Educationcourse, but you should registerin advance to make sure you canget into a class.“Classes held between Jan. 1 andREELSRODSPC BAIT & TACKLEHUGE SELECTION OF LIVE BAITMinnows- Hellgramites - Lizards - WormsGoldfish - Shiners - Meal & Wax Worms - MoreTackle By: Warden • Super Duper • Strike KingBerkley • Mepps • Owner • Zoom • Yum • GamakatsuTru-Turn • Zoom • Trout Magnet • Eagle Claw • DaiwaCabin Creek • Shakespeare • St. Croix • Zebco • CaseUgly Stik • Gitzit • Rebel • Heddon • Rapala & More!Archery Bows & Supplies • Musky Tackle • Marine Products250 Greenbrier Drive - HINTON, WVGreenbrier ChaletsOn The Greenbrier Riverwww.greenbriercabins.com304-466-3536Pipestem Country CampgoundsOn Rt. 20www.pipestemcamping.com304-466-9121PC Bait & Tackle 304-466-1444Nov. 2010 ~ Page 27ELLIOTT MILLIONEFAIRMONT, WVH- 304-363-5247C- 304-365-0780zippywild0780@yahoo.comAug. 31 are generally small, whileclasses held September throughNovember could be as large as 200if we had the available space andinstructors,” said Lt. Tim Colemancontinue to the next pageDO YOU SUPPORT CROSSBOWS IN WV?The West Virginia Crossbow HuntersAssociation believes that all huntershave the right to choose to hunt witha crossbow, compound bow or alongbow during archery season.Visit our website and join for FREE.A petition can be signed also.www.wvcrossbowhunters.comLIVEBAIT


Trophy WhitetailRed Spanish StagGoatBuffalo Fallow DeerRam Red StagDoe BuffaloBoarRamNow Booking HuntsAt Our Hunting PreserveHunt Whitetail Deer& Other GameSeptember Through April14 AcreFishing LakeMountain MeadowShooting PreserveWILD BOARHUNTSSpring GobblerHunts Booking NowP.O. BOX 120GREENVILLE, WV 24945Call or Write For Info:304-832-6635Lodging Available AtOur Lodge - With Meals14 AcreFishingLakeof the DNR Law Enforcement Section.Coleman is state coordinatorof the DNR Hunter Education Program.“So don’t miss out on theseextra opportunities available duringthe Blitz Weekend. You willhave only yourself to blame if youcannot hunt this year because youdid not take the Hunter Educationcourse.”As an alternative, classes are continuouslyoffered online at www.304-373-7815 304-532-7857TAXIDERMYSandyville, West Virginiawvdnr.gov for a fee, and the requiredpractical exam that must betaken in person will be offered invarious locations across the stateduring Blitz Weekend.For information about class locations,go to www.wvdnr.gov, scrollto “Law Enforcement” and clickon “Hunter Education,” and then“Class Search,” or call the DNRDistrict Office in your area:Farmington 304-825-6787Romney 304-822-3551Elkins 304-637-0245Beckley 304-256-6945Nitro 304-759-0703Parkersburg 304-420-4550Charleston 304-558-2784The Hunter Education progrmamis important for learning how to beprepared in the woods. Good luckthis season. Hunt safely in the 2010and 2011 season.Nov. 2010~ Page 28Rodny Starcher, from Washington,is enjoying his archery seasoon.He brought in a nice 8 point.


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Deer CertificateSOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.– To commemorate a hunter’s accomplishmentin harvesting hisor her first deer, the Division ofNatural Resources has created anonline First Deer Certificate to memorializethe special occasion, accordingto Curtis I. Taylor, Chief ofthe Wildlife Resources Section ofDNR.The colorful certificate, which issuitable for framing, is a great wayto mark this special deer huntingexperience and provide the successfulhunter with a permanent reminderof the memorable day. Thecertificate is easy to complete andis designed to include the hunter’sname and other important information.Hunters can even include aphoto of themselves with their firstdeer. Because it’s online, the certificatecan be printed free at home.The First Deer Certificate can befound online on the DNR’s websiteat www.wvdnr.gov.“West Virginia is very fortunateto have a strong hunting heritageand the DNR is working hard toFlatwoodsmaintain this interest by providingparents with opportunities to takekids afield,” said Taylor. “We’rehoping parents take advantage ofthe special antlerless deer seasonsand introduce their kids to the joysof hunting. Although the certificatewas developed primarily for ouryouth hunters, we also recognizethat individuals can be introducedto hunting at any age. I would liketo encourage anyone who takes hisor her first deer this fall to print acertificate as a way to rememberthis special occasion.”CARDINALPAWNBROKERS • SPORTING GOODS“Get Ready For Hunting Season With Our Large Selections”Archery Pro ShopMathews Bowtech ParkerDiamond MissionBow Tuning • Custom Arrows • AccessoriesMORRELL TargetsGeorgia Boots - Muzzleloaders• Guns • Ammo • Scopes• Fishing TackleGame Cameraswww.wvasportsman.netEarl Ball, from Huntington, hookeda 7 poound largemouth bass.Rick Crawford used a bow in CabellCounty for this 9 point. Photocourtesy of Justin’s Hunting & Fishing InHuntington.“We Trade Guns”Nov. 2010 ~ Page 321221 S. EISENHOWER DRIVEB E C K L E Y, W V3 0 4 - 2 5 3 - 7 3 5 7


CRISS SALES & SERVICE(304)472-1474HusqvarnaShindaiwa & MoreLawn & GardenSaws & TrimmersOLD WESTON ROADBUCKHANNON,WVDeer Hunting TipsDeer meat is not a low cost solutionto your empty freezer. In fact,going out and hunting simply to geta deer for the meat is somethingthat was done back in the days ofthe pilgrims and Indians when othermeat sources were scarce. Nowadays,it’s actually cheaper andmore cost effective to go purchasea side of beef and butcher it yourself.Deer are elusive creaturesand even the most experience deerhunter does not bag a tasty buckevery deer season. It also takes alot of time and effort to scout out agood place to hunt where you willhave the most success in getting adeer. If you are looking for cheapmeat then you probably also havea full-time job you can ill afford totake time off from to scout out theperfect hunting spot.Venison is, however, very deliciousand healthful, low in fat andwith its own distinct flavor. That’sassuming it has been properlydressed after being taken. Baggingyour deer for consumption adds aflavor of its own to the meat andthat alone should be one of the reasonswhy you get up in the morningto go hunting. The flavor ofwild venison cannot be duplicatedby ranch-raised deer, but no matterwhat, deer meat is some of the bestmeat to be naturally found acrossthe United States.If you’re not going to take the meatand you only want the deer for theMOUNTAIN STATETAXIDERMY• Game Heads • Birds• Fish • Bear • Rugs• Life Size AnimalsKenny ShafferTaxidermist & Graduate OfNorthwoods School Of TaxidermyCOUNTRY CLUB ROADELKINS, WVPAWNJIM’S GUN SHOPRT #6 BOX 248Buckhannon, WV304-472-1037FISHING TACKLE CAMPING SUPPLIESARCHERY TRAPPING SUPPLIESprize rack of its antlers, then youhave no business being out in thewoods in the first place. Save yourmoney on hunting equipment andsimply stay home.Places for the Perfect Deer HuntingYou can read a million magazineson deer hunting and digest a bunchof deer hunting tips about where tohunt and how to go about doing it,but unless you live out in the country,you’ll have to take some timeout of your busy schedule to goscout out your own location. You’llcontinue to the next page(304) 636-3280(304) 642-5878Jim Carpenter got a fall turkey.Photo courtesy of Jarrett’s Bait in Elizabeth.30 YaersExperienceGLADY FORK ARCHERYBowtech • Diamond • Hoyt • AlpineBowtuning - Custom Arrows – AccessoriesGuns • Ammo – Scopes – Targets2539 Glady Fork Road3.8 Miles Off I-79 Exit 96 - Turn LeftWESTON, WV 304-269-6292Nov. 2010 ~ Page 33Mon-Fri-Sat10-5Tue-Wed-Thur3-9VisaMastercardDiscoverAccepted


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Tri - LakesRt. 19 WalkersvilleAmmoLive BaitGame CheckingFishing Suppliesground - like from your garage roof- try that too to simulate shootingdownward from a tree stand.Some more deer hunting tips isto never shoot at game that is outsidethe range of your weapon andthe furthest you have shot it duringpractice within a 6’ target. Thatmeans bow hunters will shoot atabout 30 yards or less, black powderfrom 60 to 80 yards, shotgunslugs from 60 yards or less, andrifles from 100 yards or less for ladies,and 150 yards or less for men.Granted, these numbers are conservative,but if you have shot furtherthan this in practice, then by allmeans, shoot within your comfort"Business Goes Where Invited -Stays Where Appreciated"Colonial Hotel - MotelHunters & FishermenWelcomeTV & ACFree Parking304-472-3000 Center of City24 N. Kanawha St.Buckhannon, WV 26201Easy Access To Stonewall JacksonStonecoal & Burnsville LakesCamp Sites - Full HookupsChalets - Call For ReservationsEat-in or Carry Out Food - PizzaDalton Cutright, ownerHoagies - Subs - BurgersBeverages - More304-452-8870GAS6am to 10pm Mon - Sat9am to 9pm Sunrange.Into the Woods You GoOnce you have located the perfectplace to hunt and you have practicedwith your weapon and are nowproficient using it, it’s time to headout to the woods. Assuming thatyou are hunting white-tailed deer,you are going to want to get intothe woods early enough to get toyour spot and set-up. Don’t forgetto wear you orange, this is a safetymeasure so that other hunters cansee you from a distance and don’tshot at you. Once you have set-upand climbed into your tree standor climbed into your ground blind,the best thing for you to do is to sitdown and don’t move. Deer do seeso the stiller you sit the better offyou will be. Wait. Just sit and wait.Do not make any fast movements,not even if you are swatting at anannoying fly. If you’ve broughta book along with you, turn yourpages slowly and as quietly as possibleso that the deer doesn’t hearor see you.This is really the basis of deerhunting. There is a lot of sittingand waiting involved. Of course,you can make yourself even moreBRUSHY FORK MARTBrushy Fork RoadBuckhannon, WV(1.3 Miles From US Rt. 33)Gasoline LiveGas DieselBaitKeroseneWV Lottery & PowerballFishing SuppliesKnives - Novelty ItemsM-S 6am-12pm Sun 8am-10pm304-472-5132invisible by wearing special camouflageclothing and makeup onyour face and hands that help youappear invisible to the deer. Youcamouflage can be in blaze orangecontinue to the next pageJason Taylor had bow success.Photo courtesy of Boone’s Bow Shop inParkersburg.BUY • SELL • TRADE • PAWNNEW & USED GUNS - MOREBUCKHANNON, WV304-472-1177Twin Lakes Camper SalesRt. 33 East of WestonTurn Left Exit 99 - I-79WESTON,WV 304-269-335712,000 Lb. HitchesAs Low As $99Nov. 2010 ~ Page 36CenturyToppersNew Campers In StockSandpiperWildwoodRockwood


and while you may not blend intothe woods to another hunter, youwill definitely blend into your surroundingsthe seer. Deer are colorblind so they will not see you sittingthere as long as you are still.Camouflage is especially handy forthe bow hunters who want to get inclose to the deer for the best kill.You can also hide your scentthanks to the many different scentcovering products that are availableon the market. There are twotypes. The cover-up products hideyour scent. The attractant coversyour scent but also sends out anodor that brings in the deer. It doeshelp if you start out clean when youhead into the woods. It’s best tomake sure your clothing is washedin baking soda and then packed ina plastic bag with a piece of thefoliage or greenery that you foundaround your hunting site.When you get ready to go out,take a shower and wash your bodywith baking soda as well. Thishelps neutralize any body odor thatis on your clothing and on you.Stay away from foods that haveheavy odors - such as bacon or onions- and do not fill up your gastank in the morning so you don’thave the lingering smell of gasolineon you. Even though you andyour clothing are clean and you areusing an attracting scent, try to stayupwind of your quarry as much asyou can. Remember that when thewind blows, it will blow your scentaway.When your deer comes into rangeand you know that this is one youwant to try for, take you time takingyour shot. No hunter shouldever try shooting at a running animal.All you will do is wound itand possible lost it in the woods asit runs away.Shoulder Mounts$400 - Free Shirt/HatFullTimeTaxidermistMOUNTAIN STATE LOG HOMESThe Source For....---- Log Homes---- Log Siding---- 2 x 6 T & G Spruce---- 1 x 6 T & G White Pine---- Log Screws & PVC Foam Tape---- 6 x 6 White Pine Posts & Beams---- 3 x 6 White Pine Floor Joists Ceiling Joists & RaftersA return to nature's beauty at Low, Low CostAll logs are cut and processed in Ireland, West VirginiaMill Direct PricesFree DeliveryCustom KitsCall or Write for our CatalogBuilder Inquiries WelcomedP.O. Box 679 Jane Lew, WV 26378304-884-6646 • 800-553-3006 Fax 304-884-6649www.mountainstateloghomes.com100% Owned, Operated AndManufactured In West VirginiaNov. 2010 ~ Page 37Warner’s TaxidermyLocated on Rt. 20 - Hodgesville,WVBUCKHANNON,WV304-472-0404www.warnerstaxidermy.comDeer - Bear - Small Game AnimalsMember WV Taxidermy AssociationJANE LEWLocation Now OpenI -79 Exit 105


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