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Vol. 1 Issue 167 March 2007 - Wvasportsman.net

Vol. 1 Issue 167 March 2007DNRUpdatesFLWNewsOutdoorSHOW

6TH ANNUAL SUMMER BASH 2007Held at the Legendary Pennsboro Speedwayin Pennsboro, West VirginiaDrawings held on Saturday, July 28, 2007.Gates open on Thursday, July 26, 2007.(Subject To Sale Of 8,500 Tickets)$100.00per Ticket$SPONSORED BY & PROFITS TO BENEFIT:ELLENBORO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTAdditional chances to win any of twenty (20) $500.00 cash prizes only to ticketholders who havereturned their 2007 Summer Bash ticket stub(s) to the Ellenboro VFD by March 31, 2007.TIME PRIZENOON - 2007 GMC Canyon 4 x 4 Crew Cab12:05 - $2,500.0012:10 - Ruger Red Label * or COEV12:15 - $2,000.0012:20 - Browning A-Bolt Medallion * or COEV12:25 - $2,000.0012:30 - 2007 Yamaha Grizzly 4 x 4 35012:35 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV12:40 - $2,000.0012:45 - $2,500.0012:50 - Tikki T-3 Laminated * or COEV12:55 - $2,000.001:00 - 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited1:05 - Weatherby MARK V * or COEV1:10 - Ruger MK II * or COEV1:15 - $2,500.001:20 - Browning A-Bolt Medallion * or COEV1:25 - $2,000.001:30 - 2007 Harley-Davidson Road King1:35 - Weatherby Orion Upland * or COEV1:40 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV1:45 - $2,000.001:50 - Ruger Red Label * or COEV1:55 - $2,500.002:00 - 2007 Envoy 4 x 4 SLT2:05 - Tikki T-3 Laminated * or COEV2:10 - $2,000.002:15 - 2007 Camping Trailer2:20 - Browning A-Bolt Medallion * or COEV2:25 - $2,000.002:30 - 2007 Yamaha 450 Rhino 4 x 42:35 - Weatherby MARK V * or COEV2:40 - Remington 1187 12 ga Super Mag * or COEV2:45 - $2,000.002:50 - Thompson/Center Encore 12 ga * or COEVThe 7:00 P.M. Saturday Giveaway will bebased on the WV Daily Lottery forSaturday, July 28, 2007.LIVE ENTERTAINMENTFriday & Saturday Evenings.Friday’s EntertainmentFeatures BLACKHAWKwith Fireworks to follow.Web not updated as of 12/18/06, butkeep watching for a complete list ofrules, downloadable flyers andmore. www.ellenborowv.com Callto request a flyer by mail, or sendyour email address & we will emailyour flyer to you. Good Luck!Web: www.ellenborowv.comEmail: evfd@zoominternet.net(304) 869-3244Great Food & Drinks(Provided at Noon onSaturday to ticketholderand ONE paid guest).2:55 - Ruger MARK II * or COEV3:00 - 2007 Hummer H-3Must be a $100.00 - 2007 Summer Bash3:05 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV ticket holder in order to attend Friday3:10 - Weatherby MARK V * or COEVnight’s entertainment featuring Blackhawk.3:15 - $2,500.003:20 - Tikki T-3 Laminated * or COEVMust be at least 18 years of age to be in3:25 - Weatherby Vanguard * or COEV the campground or on the drawing3:30 - 2007 G-3 208 FC Pontoon Boat grounds at any time. NO EXCEPTIONS!3:35 - $2,000.003:40 - Ruger Model 77 MK II Sporter * or COEV *COEV=Cash Of Equal Value(Make Checks Payable To & Mail To)Ellenboro Volunteer Fire Department103 Washington Street - P O Box 244Ellenboro, WV 26346Phone: (304) 869-3244Credit Card Orders - ONLINE ONLY - Through PayPal On Our WebsiteUntil Saturday, July 14, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. - www.ellenborowv.comMarch 2007 ~ Page 2$650,000.00worth of PrizesTIME PRIZE3:45 - $2,000.003:50 - Ruger Red Label * or COEV3:55 - Browning A-Bolt Medallion * or COEV4:00 - 2007 Corvette4:05 - Remington 870 12 ga * or COEV4:10 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV4:15 - $2,500.004:20 - Weatherby Orion Upland * or COEV4:25 - $2,000.004:30 - 2007 Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage4:35 - Ruger MARK II * or COEV4:40 - Tikki T-3 Hunter * or COEV4:45 - $2,500.004:50 - Weatherby MARK V * or COEV4:55 - $2,000.005:00 - 2007 Ford Sport Trac Limited 4 x 45:05 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV5:10 - Remington 870 12 ga * or COEV5:15 - $2,000.005:20 - Browning A-Bolt Medallion * or COEV5:25 - $2,000.005:30 - Polaris Hawkeye 300 4 x 45:35 - $2,000.005:40 - Weatherby Vanguard * or COEV5:45 - $2,000.005:50 - Ruger Model 77 MKII Sporter * or COEV5:55 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV6:00 - 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Coupe6:05 - Browning A-Bolt * or COEV6:10 - Weatherby MARK V * or COEV6:15 - $2,000.006:20 - Remington 700 BDL * or COEV6:25 - $2,000.006:30 - 2007 Ranger Bass Boat6:35 - $2,000.006:40 - $2,500.006:45 - 2007 Honda Goldwing GL 18006:50 - $3,500.006:55 - $4,000.007:00 - 10-$1,000.00 Winners(Match WV Daily 3 Last Numbers)7:00 - $100,000.00 (Match WV Daily 4 Exactly)Ticket #s 0000-1111-2222-3333-4444-5555-6666-7777-8888-9999 Instant Winners of $1,000.00$

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of finding where they repositioned.On day four, they were located in18 to 24 feet of water.“I fish the same way everyday,”added Hastings. “I donʼt feelpressure anymore. I know my ability.I know whatʼs inside of me.I definitely have the nerves forthis.”For more proof, Hastings didnʼthave a single keeper in the boat at11 a.m. yesterday, but instead ofpanicking and running to a newspot, he adjusted. He said that wasthe biggest mental decision of theentire tournament.“You just have to have faith inyour abilities. I never missed a biteall week. You should have seen thelook on my cameramanʼs face whenI was lifting fish in the boat with6-pound line. When I flipped thatlast fish over the catwalk, I stoodup and said, “This is over.”The 2007 season is only Hastingsʼsecond year on the FLW Tour. Lastyear was extremely difficult, but heis no stranger to success, as he wasthe 2005 Stren Series NortheastDivision points champion. Interestinglyenough, Hastings beat outMr Eary shot a giant buck. Photocourtesy of Waterfront Sporting Goods inAlderson.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 River304-445-2550none other than Wendlandt to claimthe points title. In fact, after capturingthe points title, Hastings wasfeatured as one of the young prosto watch in a 2006 preview storyby FLWOutdoors.com writer RobNewell. It appears Newellʼs storywas written just a season too early.Thrift rallies for second100 Count Bags Of Berkley Power Worms 4" & 7"BACKWATER BAITJust South ofNewport, Ohio on Rt. 7Numerous Tube ColorsCatfish Rods & SuppliesHobieSunglassesIn StockYear-RoundLIVEBAITMinnows - ShinersMeal & Wax WormsNightcrawlersGoldfish• Off the Ohio River• Dock Your Boat While You Shop• In The Dana Backwater740-473-BAITWaterfrontSporting GoodsRiverview Motelcontinue to the next pageMarch 2007 ~ Page 5ROCKYBOOTSBeer & AlcoholBassProShopUNCLE TOMʼS LOANSBUY • SELL • TRADE • PAWNAchery SpecialistsMatthews • Parker • PSENew & Used GunsRt. 10 - Cook ParkwayOCEANA, WV304-682-5002GAME CHECKINGSt. Croix RodsYo-ZuriSmallie BeaversVenomSenko - KinamiGarrett Magnum TubesSpro Crankbaits & More!Zoom - YumQuantum - OkumaBoogerman - BanditsCatch 'Em SpinnerbaitsOwner - GamakatsuRods & ReelsCustom PlasticsJigs & TrailersDipping DyeDo-It MoldsSplash-itsSnacks & BeveragesBrowning Rods & Reels

At takeoff Sunday morning, Thriftdidnʼt exactly exude confidence.He was catching fish, but each andevery day he was getting fewer andfewer bites. On day four, he caughta dozen keepers, weighing five for10 pounds, 9 ounces. Thriftʼs limit,caught with a 1/2-ounce ShooterLures jig tipped with a small Zoomsalty chunk, was the heaviest of thefinal round.For his efforts, the Shelby, N.C.,native earned $50,000 with a finalweight of 17-15.“I just havenâ€TMt been aroundbig fish,” said Thrift, who wasfishing floating boat docks andpontoon boats. “In my six days ofpractice, my biggest fish was about2 1/2 pounds. But this is awesome.Iʼll take $50,000. Iʼm not greedy.“I am getting married July 21, sothis money will definitely not go towaste; it will probably go towardthe wedding and a house.”Thrift has already notched 10 top-10 finishes and three victories outof only 28 FLW Outdoors events.This, however, was his first top-10on the FLW Tour. Expect more toMurrayʼsLures & Trapping Supplies304-275-TRAPwww.murrayslures.comUPS Service AvailableTrapping • Lure Scents • Oils • Urine • Traps • TriggersBaseplates • T-bar Springs • Links • Trapline SuppliesTrap Holders • Trap Bedder • Trap Tags • Snaring BooksFleshing Tool • Push Pins • Sure Locks • Boots & ClothingGame Calling Supplies • Assorted Books • Videos and Much MoreHawbaker • Carmanʼs • Burkhartʼs • Sleepy Creek • Duke • BridgerCall or Visit Our Website - Shipments Will Be Sent UPScome as the Tour visits Lake Normanin April, located only 45 minutesfrom his home.Dowling thirdMuch like Hastings, Dowlingwas fishing a marina located in theback of a creek. Dowling caught hisfish with a homemade 1/16-ouncefinesse jig tipped with a Yamamotoshad-shaped worm. During theopening round, he used a green-pumpkin worm, but he switched tothe smoke variety today. He riggedhis tiny jig with 15-pound PowerPro braided line and used an 8-pound Sugoiʼs leader.Advertise In TheW. Va. SportsmanA Fayette County 8 point was harvestedby Dennis Compton, fromFayetteville.This Ritchie County 7 point wasbrought in by Steve Mullenix, fromHarrisville.Brian Galloway got this fox in HarrisonCounty.RV Sales of Crossroads RV - Zingers - Sunset TrailsLivin Lite All Aluminum Pop-Ups❋ RV & CAMPER RENTALS ❋Motor Homes & Travel TrailersCamping TripsFamily VacationsMake Your Reservation TODAYMarch 2007 ~ Page 6KANAWHA VALLEY RV3230 PENNSYLVANIA AV.CHARLESTON, WV304-546 -8975www.kanawhavalleyrv.comwww.KVRVrentals.com

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Trophy Buck DisplayComes To Sport ShowIn SummersvilleHunters in West Virginia havea fascination for big racked bucks.The chances of bringing home aPope & Young size buck rely onscouting and sometimes a lot ofluck. Jack Comp, owner of the impressiveMagnum Whitetail deerdisplay, is one of the most knowledgeablepeople in the state on bigracked deer. This Reedsville, WVtaxidermist has gathered, over thepast 20 years, a large collection oftrophy bucks.Interested deer hunters in WestVirgina can see some of his collectionfirst hand at the upcomingWV Outdoor and Travel Show inSummersville, WV. His collectionwill include the current typical, net184, and non-typical, net 234, WVrecord bucks.“Also on hand will be lots ofsheds, freaks and oddities” statedJack. “The vampire buck fromPreston County, an unusual deerwith throwback teeth from latertimes, will be there. The teeth appearto be canine. “Two deer thatwere locked up and found later onwill be included. The two connecteddeer heads were from very largebucks. The winning buck apparentlytore off the other oneʼs headcontinue to the next pageGet Ready For Hunting Season With Our Large Selection OfFranchiBenelliNew 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.3408 Dudley Av.Parkersburg, WV Parkersburg, WV304-428-7298 304-428-7296SAFESThe Magnum Whitetail deer exhibit will be coming to the WV Outdoorand Travel Show in Summersville on March 24 & 25. Look for the bigtwo page ad with details on pages 20 & 21 of this issue. If you like trophybucks, donʼt miss the chance to see this excellent display!BOONEʼS BOW SHOP3-D RANGE - PRACTICE RANGEINDOOR ARCHERY RANGELocated On Larkmead RdParkersburg, WV 304-863-6962ParkerMarch 2007 ~ Page 15BEARGame CheckingStation•Archery Shoots•Leagues•GroupDiscounts

during their combat together,” hestated.“The number two typical muzzleloaderbuck in the world, with solidwebbing and palmation, will be ofinterest. The ʻShawn Harvey Indianaʼbuck net scored 192 typical.Itʼs a big 5 x 5, with a twenty-threeinch inside spread, and is one ofthe most massive deer in the worldin the typical category.“From the bottom of the droptines to the top of the G2ʼs is almostthirty inches.” Jack said. “Itʼs onemy most commented on trophies.”Look for the Gott buck, thenumber four crossbow buck in theworld. It came from the Sea Worldarea in Ohio. With a net score of252, this buck will impress all aviddeer hunters.“Closer to home,” Jack said,“is the Maryland state record typical,a 194 net typical. This 6 x 6buck came from the Eastern shorearea.”The world record for one inchscorable points, a 52 pointer, is ona pedestal with a full skull mount.Itʼs the Tennessee state record.Expect around fourteen bucksat the show. Jack has around thirtyLenny Reed used a bow for this topnotch buck. Photo courtesy of JasonʼsCountry Store in Mullins.bucks in his collection. Part of hisexhibit was shown at last years WVOutdoor and Travel Show. Somenew bucks, not seen last year,will offer dedicated deer huntersa chance to see massive trophybucks.If you enjoy deer hunting, donʼtmiss the WV Outdoor and TravelShow. The show dates are March24 & 25 at the Summersville Arenaon Rt. 19. Hours are 10am to9:30pm Saturday and 11am to 6amon Sunday. Admission is only $4per adult and children under 18are free. There is an additional $1charge for the Magnum Whitetailexhibit. More show information ison this web site:continue to the next pageRemington • Winchester • Weatherby • Browning • Rossi • EAA • Marlin • SavageRuger • Glock • Benelli • Bersa • Taurus • Springfield• S & WSEARSEXXONOver 47 YearsIn BusinessPARK CENTER SPORTING GOODSPark CenterRainelle, WV 304-438-5660DealerBUY * TRADE * PAWNKnives, Lights, Guns, BowsBoots & Gortex ClothingBows & Arrows - Tackle - TrappingAll Types Of Fishing LuresPSEBrowning9 to 8 Daily 12:30 to 5 Sun.Deer & TurkeyHunting SuppliesPelican COYOTE BoatsCONTESTGator 12'Bag $699.95 TheBiggest Colorado Female. 15'6"$399.95Each Predator Month 10'3"$100 $699.95 Prize .TC • Kimber • Knight • T-C Encore • Traditions • CVA • Thompson CenterMarch 2007 ~ Page 16George Rayʼs first Pope and Youngbuck was harvested in WyomingCounty. This Princeton native enjoyedhis hunt for this 10 point.STUMPTOWN, WVUS HIGHWAY 33GAME CHECKINGHUNTING/FISHING LICENSEGas - Tires - Groceries - HardwareFranchi • NEF • Henry • Mossberg • Rouge • Braztech • Liberty

www.wvasportsman.netJack Comp will be on hand toanswer questions you may haveon big racked deer. A trophy buckmay one day hang on your wall.Other scheduled attractions at theshow includes a 24ʼ tall rock climbingwall. On Saturday at 7PM, afastest climb contest will be heldwith a cash prize.Also scheduled is a Dart Systemvideo gun range. Life sized scenesdepicting numerous game animalsin the wild offer a chance to testyour shooting skills.For the kids, a Spider Climb wallgives the youth a chance to scalethe wall. Magnetic hands and legbraces are used.Young Andrew Seller got his 1stbuck, a quality 10 point. He washunting in Ritchie County with hisgrandfather, Jon Bonnell.Parker's Rifle ShopLiberty Vault Distributor35/40 In Stock - Lay-away AvailableTri- States Largest SupplyCustomRiflesNewFirearmsHandEngravingSince1958740-484-4572Exit 208 I-70 S. on S.R. 149 - 2.7 MilesBelmont, Ohio304-855-6288RodsReelsTurkey Hunting Supplies - Large Selection Of Fishing TackleDEE’S SPORTING GOODSMarch 2007 ~ Page 17BUY • SELL • TRADETurkey Hunting SuppliesGUNS & AMMOLARGE SELECTION OF BASSCATCHING LURES & TACKLE• Storm• Bandits• Rapala• Rebel• ZoomLocated On Route 3 - One Mile East Of HamlinHAMLIN, WV304-824-5187Convenience Store - Beverages - Deli and FoodAMMUNITION • GUNS • ARCHERYMUZZLELOADING • MUSKY BAITSFISHING TACKLE • RODS & REELSGame Checking Hunting & Fishing LicenseIn addition numerous huntingand fishing related products will beoffered for sale. Eight boat and RVdealers and two brands of ATVʼswill be at the show. If youʼre lookingfor a boat or RV, dealers fromaround the state will be on handto answer any questions. ʻSportShowʼ specials will give prospectivebuyers an opportunity to savemoney.Celebrated fishing pro, Bob Dillowbought to you by Mid-StateDAVEʼS GUN & PAWNEXXONGASMarina in Sutton, will be at theshow on Saturday between 10AMto 6PM. His Fishinʼ with Bob DillowShow is popular in the area.Answers to fishing questions andautographs will be availableLook for the show ad on pages20 and 21 of this issue. This eventis sponsored by this magazine. Ifyouʼve enjoyed reading this magazineover the past years, show yoursupport and attend this ʻFun for theFamilyʼ show.• Gamakatsu• Venom• Gambler• Slider Worms• Power BaitLarge Selection Of Cabin Creek3203 STH. HILLS MINI MALLCHAPMANVILLE, WV

DNR Public Meetings DiscussionsThe West Virginia Division ofNatural Resources (DNR) willhold 12 public meetings across thestate in March to provide hunters,trappers, anglers, landowners andother interested parties an opportunityto review and comment onproposed 2007 hunting regulationsfor white-tailed deer and blackbear, proposed 2008-2009 generalhunting and trapping regulationsand proposed 2008 fishing regulations.These meetings will be heldfrom 6 – 8 p.m. on March 19 andMarch 20, and the public is encouragedto attend.“Once again this year, these meetingshave been designed to use anʻOpen Houseʼ format,” said DNRDirector Frank Jezioro. “This informalmeeting style allows peopleto attend at their convenienceduring the scheduled meetingtimes, learn of proposed regulationchanges, discuss these proposalswith wildlife biologists and conservationofficers and comment onthe proposed regulations and otherwildlife-related issues.”As in the past, written commentsfrom the public on these proposedhunting, trapping and fishing regulationswill also be encouraged.Anyone interested in attending themeetings scheduled in their areasshould note the following list ofSPENCER'STAXIDERMY304-824-3745OVER 46 39 YEARSEXPERIENCEBIRDS, FISH, ANTLERSLIFE-SIZE MOUNTS, GAMEHEADSWEST HAMLIN,WVACCROSS FROM THE POST OFFICEFULL TIME TAXIDERMY SERVICEmeeting dates and locations:Monday, March 19, 2007• Fairmont – East Fairmont HighSchool (Commons Area)• Martinsburg – James Rumsey Vo-Tech Center• Summersville – Summersville HighSchool (Gymnasium)• Lewisburg – Brier Inn (GrassyMeadows Room)• Milton – West Virginia PumpkinPark (4-H Building)• Harrisville – North Bend State ParkTuesday, March 20, 2007• Glen Dale – John Marshall HighSchool• Moorefield – Moorefield MiddleSchool• Buckhannon – Buckhannon-UpshurHigh School• Mullins – Twin Falls State Park(Azalea Room)• Logan – Chief Logan State Park &Conference Center• Parkersburg – Parkersburg JudicialAnnexA red stag cow and elk were takenat the Doouble “DD” ranch inMcArthur, Ohio by Dusty Wolvertonand Dave Gee. Photo courtesy ofHobertʼs Store in Big Bend.www.newadventurerv.comMarch. 2007 ~ 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, WVMail In YourBig Game PhotosFor The 2006 - 2007Hunting Season.Clip Out And Mail InWVSP.O. Box 5521Vienna, WV26105Or Email - wvsport@verizon.netPhotos Will Be ReturnedName__________________________________Address________________________________City___________________________________State________ Zip______________________Type of Game___________________________County_________________________________RVʼs By: JaycoGulf StreamAdventure2456 Route 21 SouthRIPLEY, WV866-372-1323

StarcherʼsSport Shop304-863-8133Fishing Tackle - Rods & ReelsWoolrich Clothing - Lacrosse BootsBow Tuning - Archery Pro Shop Hunting Supplies - Bass Pro ShopBOWTECHPEARSON - DIAMOND - DARTON - PSE - BEARCustom ArrowsLIVE BAIT MuzzleloadingMINNOWS -WORMSTrappingAND MORERed HeadOpen Mon. to Sat. 9AM to 5PMSunday 12 Noon to 5:30PMJust South Of LUBECK,WV On Rt.68Mike Dennison brought in a realnice buck. Photo courtesy of HunterʼsHaven in Elkins.Mail In Your BIG GAME PicturesFrom The 2007 SeasonForm Is On Page 18A good 10 point was felled byRalph Petry. Photo courtesy of GrandpaʼsCountry Store in Hinton.An 8 point gun kill was made byMick Comp shown with JackComp. Photo courtesy of MagnumWhitetails in Reedsville.Hunting - Fishingand MarineRt. 10 & Hughes Branch Rd.HUNTINGTON, WV304-736-4276CSS ArcheryDeer & Turkey SuppliesAmmunition - KnivesBoots & ClothingPistols & GunsMuzzleloadersPistol Holsters & MORE!!One Of WV’s LargestSelections Of Fishing TackleLet’s GoFishing!Large Variety OfLIVE BAITSt. Croix - ShimanoZebco - Bass Pro & MoreCustom Spinner & Buzz BaitsLead Sinkers Of All TypesGamakatsu • OwnerXPS • Excel • StrenP Line • Sufix • TrileneSpro • Bandit • BomberNorman • Cotton CordellBerkely Power WormsGulp • Yum • Cabin CreekVenom • Gitzit • ReactionJewel Bait • Eakins • HartProwler • Hard Nose • StormBitsy Bug • Stanley WedgeWhite River • Super DuperMike’s • Uncle Josh •Joe’sStop By Justin’s Before Your Next Hunting Or Fishing Trip!March 2007 ~ Page 19

2nd AnnualThe W. Va. Sportsman Magazine Presents TheWV Outdoor and Travel ShowMARCH 24 & 25SATURDAY 10AM TO 9:30PM SUNDAY 11AM TO 6PMSUMMERSVILLE ARENART. 19 NORTH - ACROSS FROM WALMART - SUMMERSVILLE, WVPontoon - Pleasure - Bass BoatsCampers & RVʼs - ATV & CyclesHunting & Fishing Equipment • Rods & Reels • Travel Destinations • Cabin RentalsRV Rentals • Electronic Coyote Calls & Trapping Supplies & MoreBerkley Trout BaitAssorted Colorsonly$3.15per jar50 Count Bags Of:Tubes - Lizards - Worms - Etc.Spinnerbaits & BuzzbaitsSHOW SPECIAL PRICING!Trophy Deer Display - Featuring WV’s State Record Typicaland Non-Typical Bucks - 51 Point Buck & Many More!!MAGNUMWHITETAILSHERITAGE SAFE TRUCKLOAD SALE17 GUN - SHOW PRICE$749 - Others AvailableVideo HuntingGun RangeLIfe Sized Moving Targets• Assorted Game AnimalsMarch 2007 ~ Page 20

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Hatteras OceanFishingBy Jim WilsonEditorʼs Note: This is part two ofan article that began in last monthʼsmagazine. If you missed the 1stpart, you can view it online at ourweb site: www.wvasportsman.net“Grab a rod and Natalie willbait you up. Use an underhandedtoss and throw out only about 10to 15 feet. Keep the bait straightout - - it goes left - - you go leftand vice-versa. When the fish hitslet it run with the drag “on” forabout 50 yards. DO NOT set thehook, just hold your pole up andreel. Go over, under or around butNOT thru people. Keep the fishstraight out from you and bringto the side. Natalie will gaff yourcatch and bring aboard. We donʼtuse weights. When you see yourbait acting squirrelly, get READY- - it sees its predator coming! Weuse small treble hooks so remember- - do NOT set your hook!”We grabbed our pre-placed rodsand ran to the stern. Natalie baitedus up. She put one hook thru thedorsal fins leaving two exposed.The bait fish were 10-12 incheslong and weighed about one-halfGUNSMITHHot Bluing • Creakote • Trigger Jobs • Muzzle BreaksGeneral Repair • Custom Guns Built • Full Machine ShopObsolete Parts Made - 28 Years ExperienceFirearms & Bows Ordered 10% Over CostCustomers Needing Repairs - Call For Shipping InstructionsMOUNTAINSTATE MACHINE & GUN5173 Moore Rd. - Lavalette, WV - 304-523-5455WANTED: OLD FISHING LURESMADEBEFORE1960• FOR LARGE PERSONAL COLLECTIONContact: Galen “Grumpy” AshRt. 2 Box 353 Salem, WV 26426304-782-2324pound. As we tossed out, the baitfish were going every which way.It was like “walking the dog!” Anglerswere going every which wayto catch up. It was crazy! Lineswere zinging as four or five hookedup. Karl hooked up! I hooked up!We were running around the freeboardrailing trying our darndestto keep our fish straight out fromour bodies. A couple more hookedup. Captain Stowe was screamingat some of them for setting theirhooks (it feels unnatural not to)!But I had learned from my tripcontinue to the next pageDO THE MATHGREENBRIER RIVER TRIP+ YOU AND FRIENDS= FIVE POUND BASSFishing at Knawha Falls, RobinCampbell caught a 45” catfish.A nice bow buck was taken byDonnie Zimmerman. Photo courtesyof Grandpaʼs General Store in Hinton.SYCAMORE CREEKGUIDE SERVICE• TURKEY • FALL BUCKServing WV & OhioWheelchair AccessibleRIPLEY, WV304-372-1770Food Plot ManagementMarch 2007 ~ Page 23MAKE THE CALL• FISHING RAFT RENTALS• CANOES AND KAYAKS• MAPS & SHUTTLE SERVICE• MODERN CAMPGROUNDGREENBRIER RIVER CAMPGROUND1-800-775-2203www.greenbrierriver.com

six years ago not to do so, as I gotscreamed at a lot.Karl was not gaining much onhis fish. I was losing ground onmine. There were only a few withouta fish on - - they tried to stayout of way of the “bent-double”rods. Remember, weʼre using lighttackle and the mackerel alreadygaffed and brought aboard were averagingwell over 20 pounds. I wasstill losing ground. I looked at myreel and noticed I was almost outof line - then PING! - - I was outof line. Karl was very slowly gainingon his. It had already been wellover 30 minutes since we hookedup. Big king mackerel were floppingall over the deck by then. Thecaptain came down from his highperch and helped with the gaffingand re-baiting. Petite Natalie wasrunning around with her gaff tryingto keep up with the fish as they laytethered next to the boat. These arethe strongest fish Iʼve every caughton light tackle. Thereʼs no quit tothem. It was impossible to lift themonto the deck as it was way too highfrom the water line, so everyonehad to wait patiently for the longgaff-hook. More times than not,Mail In Your BigGame Photos FromHunting Season.Form Is On Page 18.It’s FREEATVʼsMotorcyclesRt. 33 EastBuckhannon, WV304-472-4824www.supersmittys.comthe mackerel would regain theirstrength if let idling too long andzip back out towards England.Karl finally got his in and aboard.After nearly a 45 minute fight. Itwas amongst the biggest caughtthat day, weighing in at about 40pounds. The captain said that theone that took all my line was morethan likely a big shark. In fact severalsharks were hooked that day,continue to the next pageA 44 1/2 pound coyote was killedby John Little. Photo courtesy of JarrettʼsSporting Goods in Elizabeth.WVʼS Oldest TRACKER MARINE DealerIs Now A New RANGER BOAT DealerMID - STATE MARINARoute 19 NorthSutton,wvPhone: (304) 765-7325 (800) 640-7329March 2007 ~ Page 24SuzukiHondaYamahaATVʼs

"Get ready forfall hunting &trout season"KILE'S GROCERYGUNS - AMMO - CLOTHINGFISHING TACKLE - GROCERIESbut Capt. Stowe would cut ourlines when that occurred. Fortunatelythere were several extra rigsso no one had to wait around andmiss the action.Things slowed down after awhile and the captain announced,“Reel in, weʼre moving on.” Wemotored about 10 minutes and baitedup again. This spot would turnout to be the “arm breaker.”Located on Rt. 220UPPER TRACT, WV304-358-7321TROUTFISHINGSUPPLIESEvery time we threw out therewas a big mackerel waiting. Thekings were taking the bait on topwater and exploding into the air.This was how they earned theirnickname: Silver torpedoes.For the majority of time in thenext two hours, all 11 of us (oneguy was seasick and stayed inside)were hooked-up at the same time.It was CHAOTIC on board! Peoplewere going left and right, and overand under other fishermen, tryingdesperately to keep our fish straightout. Capt. Stowe had to come downfrom top deck to help bring the fishaboard. He would rant and rave atus anytime something wasnʼt doneright. Nobody cared - - we werehaving too much fun. Natalie wasworn out and would curse aloudanytime she missed a gaff.If someone from above were takinga video of this surreal, crazy action,it would be a classic. Could becontinue to the next page• 18 Fully Equipped Log Cabins• 2 Motels - Indoor Heated Pool• Log Cabins With Fireplace• Horseback Ride To Senaca Rocks• Indian Village With Tee Pees• General Store With Food & More• Campgrounds With Hook-Ups• Restaurant - Great Meals800-772-8342304-567-2352Seneca Rocks, WVhttp:/wvoutdoors.com/yokumsRodney Snead used a bow for this8 point. Photo courtesy of Sun ValleyCountry Store in Athens.Betty Holmes, from Pennsboro,caught this 26 pound catfish out ofthe Ohio River.T&T Gun ShopJolynne Addition(off the Tallmansville Road)Buckhannon, WVGuns • Ammo •AccessoriesTURKEY HUNTING SUPPLIES4-8 Tu&Th12-6 Sat472-AMMOHUNTERʼS HAVENWhose Got Your Next Bow?NOW STOCKINGON THE 5 - LANEELKINS, WVMarch.2007 ~ Page 25.HOYTBOWTECHPARKER• Bow Repair• 70ʼ Practice Range• Complete Archery Shop• Custom Made Arrows & Repair• Fishing/Trapping Supplies - Live Bait304-636-9001

a heck of a sales tool for Miss Hatteras.When a person tried to go over,under or around another person, itwas almost impossible not to makephysical contact with them. Sometimeshard contact. Nobody complained.Why? We were having toomuch fun. Big fish were floppingagainst the deck on all 150 feet offreeboard.Finally, thank the good Lord, weran out of baitfish. It wasnʼt even1:00 pm. We were worn out and armweary. Everybody, including thepoor sick guy, was ready to wavethe white flag and utter “uncle.”.An unbelievable day. Just beforewe headed back, Captain Stowegot on the bull horn and said, “Iʼmsorry for screaming at some of you.But remember I said we would befriends at the end of the day. Arewe friends?” We screamed ʻYesʼand applauded!Karlʼs arms and elbows were alreadyturning black and blue frombanging them against the metalrailings on the boat. Itʼs a wonderno one fell overboard. Iʼd hate tothink what would have happenedif the railing hadnʼt been there.Some of the sharks we broughtalong side the boat were in the 200pound range. Several anglersʼ linesgot broken off on probably biggerRODGER SMITH MARINEBoats - Motors - Trailers - Service4876 Route 152LAVALETTE, WV304-529-0487BOAT SHOW SPECIALS ON SKEETER/YAMAHA BASS BOATSsharks.There were at least six or eightcitation king mackerel caught (30lbs. and over). Karlʼs fish was oneof them. The second stop we made,all the mackerel caught were 25pounds plus. On light tackle - - itdoesnʼt get any better.On the way back in to the dock, Iask Karl, “Do you understand nowwhy I couldnʼt explain this trip toyou?” He answered, “Yeah, howcould you? No one would believeit anyhow.”We agreed that for $130 plustip, it was the biggest “bang for thebuck” we ever had. Canʼt wait tilnext fall. If you would like info onCast-Away go to www.cast-away.us or contact Oregon Inlet FishingCenter, 1-800-272-5199. Miss Hatterasis located at Odenʼs Dock inHatteras Village. For reservationsor information call 1-252-986-2365.West VirginiaHunting PropertiesWooded Hunting LandFOR SALEFor Info Call:330-359-5210www.wvhuntingland.com62 Acres 3BR HomeAll Wooded $79,000Adam Madow used a bow for this8 point. Photo courtesy of Jarrettʼs Baitin Elizabeth.March 2007 ~ Page 26An 8 point was taken by MarkSummers, from Normantown.

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Guitar WorkshopAt Twin FallsCome to Twin Falls Resort StatePark near Mullens in WyomingCounty and join instructors RobinKessinger, Wayne Henderson, andJim Ritchey for a weekend tailoredto guitarists interested in fine-tuningtheir finger-picking techniques,getting tips from a national flatpickingchampion, hitting chordsand licks, and learning the etiquetteof jamming at their Guitar WorkshopWeekend. The workshop,scheduled for March 23-25, 2007,will begin with a Friday night instructorsʼmini-concert and jamsession and conclude Sunday afternoon.The Guitar Workshop Weekendpackage includes a variety of accommodationchoices. The packageprice of $248 for one personincludes two nightsʼ lodging,workshop fee, lunch on Saturdayand Sunday, break refreshments,and door prizes. For the workshoponly, without overnight accommodations,the price is $142 per person.Cabin rates and other packageprices are available. Workshop sizewill be limited and advance reservationsare required.For more information or to makereservations, call: Twin Falls ResortState Park (304) 294 - 4000or 1-800- CALL WVA and ask forTwin FallsOffice: (304)869-3822www.ritchierealtywv.comBuddy Hodge, RealtorRt. 16 South, PO Box 327Ellenboro, WV 26346(304)834-0212 (Cell)(304)643-4528 (Home)buddy_hodge@yahoo.comMary L. Rinehart, Broker Janet M. Stanley, Owner105.5 WOODED ACRES WITH OLDERCABIN!! Property features electric, gas and aCistern for water. Ridge top setting rolling offinto a hollow area. Plenty of 4-wheeler trails andlots of wildlife awaits you at $125,000.168 ACRES OFFERS - 2 ROOM CABINWITH ELECTRIC!! This property is a greatlocation for a hunting camp or recreational getaway.End of hollow setting has many 4-wheeler trails &is located on the Right Fork of Gillespie Run. Investnow at $175,000.Let me help you find a great hunting retreat!Call today for an appointment.Rob Ciarapica, from Leon, caughtand released a citation spotted bassCecil Huffman, from Beckley,caught a 23 pound flathead.PONTOONRENTALSFISHING BOAT RENTALSFishing Guide ServiceStonewall • Burnsville • Sutton LakesBurnsville Docks304-853-2822~LIVE BAIT~Gasoline • Marine SuppliesBass Fishing TackleCatfishing SuppliesMarch 2007 ~ Page 28OPENApril 1stDocking Slip RentalsNew Slips AvailableUp to 50 FeetEakins JigsShimano ReelsHawg CallerG. Loomis RodsYamamoto & More!

Log HomesSpecializing in Northern White CedarPlease visit our Regional Sales Office and Model Home located on US19, 3 miles north ofSummersville, WV. Model Hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday—Saturday(304) 872-5299Brian Brown brought in a big 36pound bobcat. Photo courtesy of WaterfrontSporting Goods in Alderson.Timbers T&G Paneling 2x6 Spruce deckingRandom Length Logs Log Screws Stains & SealantsLog Home SuppliesCall Mountaineer Log Homes, Mill and Engineering for pricing(304) 438-5686Contractor Discounts will be applied with copy of Contractor Licensewww.mountaineerloghomeswv.Cody Stuchell took this bear. Photocourtesy of Magnum Whitetails in Reedsville.Young Nathan McKinney caught anice smallmouth bass. Photo courtesyof Three Rivers Edge in Hinton.A nice southern bow kill was madeby Charles Tinney. Photo courtesy ofJasonʼs Country Corner in Mullens.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 - VCR• 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 DishwasherMarch 2007 ~ Page 29NOW BOOKINGFOR SPRING & SUMMERSEASON RENTALSEasy Access To PublicHunting Areas. 15,000 AcresOn Stonewall Jackson & 3,000Acres On StonecoalFor More Info & Reservations304-269-5813

Hillbilly Haven Log Cabin RentalsSituated on 47 wooded acres one minute off I-79 Exit 91 and twominutes from Stonewall Jackson Lake and Stonewall Resort235 Haven Lane, Roanoke, WV 26447304-269-3459 or 1-866-652-3379email: info@hillbillyhavenwv.comwebsite: www.hillbillyhavenwv.comFirst-class vacation cabins convenientlylocated one mile off Interstate 79, Exit 91,one mile south on US 19 towards lakeCall or visit website for rates, additionalinformation and policies. A 50% deposit isrequired for reservations. Credit cards areaccepted. Call for rates starting at $75.00• Newly built cabins are exceptionally cleanand beautifully decorated to be your homeaway from home• Private, romantic, remote, peaceful andsafe environment• Standard cabin sleep four comfortablywith full bed and two twin beds• Deluxe cabins sleep six comfortably withqueen bed and two full beds, whirlpooltub, dishwasher, washer and dryer• Satellite TV and VCR with moviecollection• Fully equipped kitchen with dishes, potsand pans, refrigerator, microwave, toasterand coffee maker• Gas log fireplace and air conditioner• Full bath with shower• All linens and many other amenitiesprovided• Picnic table, fire ring and gas grill outside• Stocked pond, playground & horseshoe pit• Open 365 days a year• Convenience store onsite• Stonewall Resort, Arnold PalmerSignature Golf Course, andStonewall Jackson Lake & water recreationtwo minutes away.7 CabinsA real nice 9 point was shot byJacon DʼAngelo. Photo courtesy ofHunterʼs Haven in Elkins.A fine buck was harvested by TimothyReynolds. Photo courtesy of SunValley Country Store in Athens.www.wvasportsman.net - Now On The InternetA 34 1/2 pound bobcat was trappedby Johhy Nester. Photo courtesy ofMiddle Mountain Sporting Goods in Elkins22 North Locust StreetBuckhannon, WV26201(304) 472-4100March..2007 ~ Page 30St. Croix RodsTournament Tackle ForBass Fishermen• Senkos • Zoom • Bandit• Bomber • Rods & ReelsHunting SuppliesRt. 14 North Of ViennaBOAZ, WV304-375-2070

Intersection ofROCKRt. 4 & 20CAVE Rock Cave, WVIGA 924-5296GroceriesFresh Meat & ProducePropane ExchangeDEER PROCESSINGOpen Mon - Sat 8am to 8pm Sun Noon to 5PMAll Hunters & FishermenCheck Us OutMiddle Mountain Sporting GoodsOn The 5 Lane ELKINS, WV Archery304-636-5569 Equipment9-9 MON - SAT12-6 SUN Gun Pawn Martin Bows & Accessories AmmoSextonFishing SuppliesDOG SUPPLIESBrothers Live Bait - Year RoundBlack Powder SuppliesWILDLIFE TRACKING SYSTEMS Dog FoodBow Tuning On All ModelsFishing Supplies - Largest Live Bait Store In AreaFull Line Of Outdoor ClothingMajor Credit Cards AcceptedNOW SELLING GUNSCustom Strings & Arrows Including Gold TipsOn the web - www.wvasportsman.net - Itʼs FREEA long tined 9 point was shot inWood County by Roger Carr.www.opimikawilderness.comonly$950 USYourWildernessPlayground1-705-892-5617Mike Anderson, form Clarksburg,landed this 5 1/2 pound bass.Fall Black Bear hunt/fishing PackageOPIMIKA WILDERNESSCAMP & COTTAGE• 350 Sq. miles bear management area• Limited hunters, over 25 active baits• Northeast Ontario/Quebec border• Skinning and meat preperation• Boat and motor includedNorth Mountain Vacation RentalsLocated Off Rt.28/55 on Smokehole Rd.Hunters and Near CABINS, WVFishermen 304-257-5411Welcome. 866-999-2862www.northmountainrentals.comMarch. 2007 ~ Page 31The Littles brought in two nicebobcats that they trapped. Photocourtesy of Crossroads General Storenear Newark.304-473-0752Make Those OutdoorMemories Last A Lifetime19 Years ExperienceNew LocationOff Hall Rd. OnBlack Ford RoadBuckhannon, WVAccepting Major Credit CardsFull Time/Award Winning MasterTaxidermist Rick Dunlap

A Monongahala River walleye wascaught by Mr. Matheny. It weighed9 1/2 pounds..JOHNSON’SSPORTINGGOODS3003 WEBSTER RD.SUMMERSVILLE, WVNow Selling Guns304-872-4141LIVE BAIT• MINNOWS - WORMS - MORE• RODS & REELS - TACKLEBASS - CATFISH - TROUT• PAINTBALL SUPPLIES• CAMPING EQUIPMENT• SPORTING GOODS• HUNTING SUPPLIES8AM TO 8PM MON-SAT.1PM TO 6PM SUNJustin Stanley harvested a widerackedbuck. Photo courtesy of HunterʼsHaven in Elkins.Nick Poa hooked 4 3/4 pound NewRiver smallmouth. Photo courtesy ofThree Rivers Edge in Hinton.An 18” bass was reeled in 4 yearold Shalyn Evans. Photo courtesy ofRRHAMCO in Grafton.CARDINALPAWNBROKERS • SPORTING GOODS“Get Ready For Hunting Season With Our Large Selections”A r c h e r y P r o S h o pMathews BowtechParker DiamondBow Tuning • Custom Arrows • AccessoriesMORRELL TargetsGeorgia Boots - Hunting & Work• Guns • Ammo • Scopes• Fishing Tackle • Coyote SuppliesMathewsClothing“We Trade Guns”An 8 point buck was taken byDeniseStarcher. Photo courtesy ofStarcherʼs Sport Shop in LubeckAREAS LARGESTDEALERMarch 2007 ~ Page 32PAWN1221 S. EISENHOWER DRIVEBECKLEY, WV304-253-7357

Rt. 33 EastElkins, WV 26241636-7878LIVE BAITDOUBLE AA ROUNDUPOpen 24 HoursLegal BeveragesSnacks • Deli SandwichesHunting & Fishing SuppliesAmmunition • Game CheckWV Hats - Shirts - SouvenirsMOUNTAIN BOYTURKEY CALLSChevronGasBassmaster Classic 2007 WinnerBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Itʼs beenin Boyd Duckettʼs mind to join theBASSMASTER Elite Series Tourfor some time and this was to bethe year he pulled the trigger, butfirst he had to attend to more importantthings.The 46-year old Demopolis, Ala.,angler became the eighth BassmasterClassic rookie to take the title,putting together a monster thirdand final day (17 pounds, 13 ounces)of competition to best SkeetReese and Kevin VanDam, two ofthe most accomplished anglers inthe Elite Series.Duckett also broke the home statejinx for Classic contention. Thoughheʼs far from a local — Demopolisis 138 miles from the Lay Lakelaunching point — heʼs a veteranon the lake through various teamand individual tours.“Itʼs every anglers dream,” saidDuckett, a chemical tank rentalbusiness owner. “Iʼve been workingtowards fishing the tour for afew years. Iʼm really tickled aboutthe home state angle. All of us,Timmy (Horton), Russ (Lane) andeveryone else talk and we all saidhow great itʼd be.”Duckett, an accomplished riverangler, emphasized how importanthis flipping bite — in decidedlycalmer water — was in upping hisweight after securing a limit earlyeach morning.“This whole tournament wasabout the flipping fish. The longeryou keep a flipping stick in yourhand the better off you are,” Duckettsaid. “Weʼve got a (full) mooncoming up in eight or nine daysand those females are moving up.”No stranger to the Coosa Riverimpoundment located southeastof Birmingham, Duckett said thatwhile familiarity with the body ofwater certainly didnʼt hurt, itwasnʼt a big factor either. Gun & PawnStony Run RoadBuckhannon, WV304-472-1588We Accept Major Credit CardsBuy • Sell • Trade“I really didnʼt use local knowledgefor this tournament. I went inwith a totally open mind,” Duckettsaid. “Thatʼs what has reallyhelped me in my tournaments. I reallylove chasing fish and figuringthem out.”Duckettʼs solution to figuring outcontinue to the next pageRalph Russell trapped a coyote.Photo courtesy of White Oak Game Farmin Ellamore.Doug Belcher got a buck with hisbow. Photo courtesy of Bow-Listic Archeryin Chelyan."Business Goes Where Invited -Stays Where Appreciated"Colonial Hotel - MotelHunters & FishermenWelcomeTV & ACFree Parking304-472-3000 Center of City24 N. Kanawha St.Buckhannon, WV 26201March. 2007~ Page 33Dalton Cutright, ownerConvenience Store • Movie RentalsBoat & RV Supplies • SouveniersGame Checking Station • HardwareLazy Acres Mart1/2 Mile fromAudra State Park in WV304-472-4279 LIVE BAIT

27 Yrs. ExperienceCustom Made ArrowsBow Tuning•Morell TargetsStands • AccessoriesGlady Fork ArcheryHoyt - McPherson - BowTech - Bear JenningsPearson In Stock RecurvesWe Accept Major Credit CardsI-79 to Exit 96, Left 3.7 MilesWESTON, WV 269-6292Mon.- Fri.-Sat 10-5 Tues. Wed. Thu. 3-9Near Stonewall Jackson Lake304-884-6561“Quality WorkAt AReasonableRate”the Lay Lake puzzle was to flipa black/red flake Berkley ChiggerCraw around matted grass, alternatingwith a lipless crankbaitpulled slowly, “like a jig” throughthe vegetation.The tactics produced the largeststringer on Day 1,including thelargest bass of the tournament an 8-pound, 2-ounce lunker. That magicwould return on the final day, afterhe dropped to fourth on Day 2. Inthe final, he once again caught thelargest stringer and the dayʼs PurolaterBig Bass, 6-9.The $500,000 purse for first placewas clinched with that last bigbass. Either the fish or the angler,or both, had a flair for the dramatic:it was landed at around 2 p.m., justan hour before check-in time.Josh Stwart landed a big BurnsvilleLake catfish. Photo courtesy of BurnsvilleDocks on the lake.4 PondsOPEN7 Days A WeekCabin & CamperRentals“I needed it,” Duckett said.Skeet Reese knew he had doneeverything he possibly could tocapture his first Classic, but secondplace hurt just as bad as if he hadblown it.“This was a golden opportunity.I canʼt say I let it slip away. Boydjust flat out beat me. Second hurts,it really does. You donʼt get thatmany opportunities to win a BassmasterClassic. Unless youʼre Kevin,”said Reese with a smile, referringto two-time Classic championKevin VanDam, seated to his left.Reese endured an excruciatinglyslow early morning, but stuck a relativelyquick 11 pounds to put himin striking distance as the lunchhour waned. He endured a slow,mush-mouth bite today, saying henever once felt the telltale “thump”on his flipping fish.Don’t Miss TheWV Outdoor & Travel ShowSummersville LargestBoat & RV Show.Details On Page 20 and 21Family Fishing & CampingCatfish - Bass - Trout - BluegillCamping Daily or Year Round~ We Now Have Hybrid Striped Bass ~Rt. 50 Between Bridgeport & Grafton304-265-1000 Rt. 2 Box 290 Grafton, WV 26354March 2007 ~ Page 34Game HeadsRugsTurkeysLife Size MountsNoveltiesEuropean MountsJANE LEW,WVeMail toms_ taxidermy@msn.comTracy Swisher, from Big Springs,enjoyed her season. She shot a nice8 point Calhoun County buck.FLINTLOCK'SSporting GoodsGuns • Ammo • Knives • Kids CamoBerkley Power Bait • Casto FliesSuper Dupers • Trout MagnetsOVER 400 GUNS IN STOCK• Muzzleloaders • Parker Bows• Archery Supplies• Used BowsKingwood PlazaKingwood, WV304-329-2377WV GiftsLive Plants

Tri - LakesRt. 19 Walkersville, WVEasy Access to Stonewall JacksonStonecoal & Burnsville Lake304-452-8870AMMOCamp Sites - Full Hook-UpsGasLIVE BAITChalets - Call For ReservationsGAME CHECKINGEat-In or Carry Out Food - PizzaFISHING SUPPLIES Hoagies-Subs-Burgers-Beverages - MoreBLACKPOWDER SUPPLIES eMail: trilakesbp@yahoo.com6am to 10pm M-Thur6am to 11pm Sat9am to 10pm SunDNR Big Buck Contest WinnersThe West Virginia Division ofNatural Resources has announcedthe winners of the 2006 West VirginiaBig Buck Contest, accordingto Gene Thorn, Chairman ofthe WV Big Buck Contest ReviewCommittee. The contest is cosponsoredby the Division of NaturalResources, the Izaak WaltonLeague of West Virginia, and theWest Virginia Bowhunters Associationto recognize sportsmen whotake an extraordinarily big antleredbuck in West Virginia. This pastyear, 227 hunters had their deerantlers scored at one of the sixDNR District Offices, Field Offices,or the WV Hunting and FishingShow in Charleston. Hunters whoparticipated in the 2006 Big BuckContest took 62 big bucks with gunor bow that met the minimum scorerequirements. Participants were requiredto show a Game Check Tagand sign a Fair Chase Statement,and they were also approved bythe WV Big Buck Contest ReviewCommittee.Eleven bucks killed by gun huntersscored above 140 points typical.In the Typical-Gun category,the winner was Zack Winters fromLesage, WV, with a 10-point buckkilled in Cabell County that scored156 2/8. This year, there was noentry for the Non-Typical Gun categorythat met the minimum scoreof 165 points.BRUSHY 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-10pm304-472-5132Bowhunters killed 51 deer thatscored above 125 points typical or155 points non-typical. The winnerof the Typical-Bow category wasDavid Allen of Flat Top, WV, witha 12-point buck from McDowellcontinue to the next pageFEDERAL VALLEYPHEASANT FARM16171 E. KASLER CR. ROADAmesville, Ohio 45711HUNTING PRESERVESeason OpenSept. 1For Questions andReservationsCall: 740-448-6747Gene and Roseanna HinesA great 12 point was taken by JasonRush. Photo courtesy of GrandpaʼsGenereal Store in Hinton.Twin Lakes Camper SalesRt. 33 East of WestonTurn Left Exit 99 - I-79WESTON,WV 304-269-335712,000 Lb. HitchesAs Low As $99March 2007 ~ Page 35Ethan Robinette, 8 years, shot a10 point. Photo courtesy of WaterfrontSporting Goods in Alderson.CenturyToppersNew Campers In StockSandpiperWildwoodRockwood

County that scored 170 1/8. TheNon-Typical Bow category winnerwas Robert Cooper of Pineville,WV, with a huge 16-pointbuck killed in Wyoming Countythat scored 201 4/8. Cooperʼs bucktook over the #2 position for Non-Typical Bow kills in the list thatranks the top five buck scores ineach category for all time in WestVirginia.The Boone and Crockett Club,or Pope and Young Club, ratingsystems are used to score bucks,depending upon the method ofharvest. The Boone and CrockettClub guidelines are used to scoredeer harvested with a firearm, andcitations are presented for racksscoring at least 140 points typicalor 165 points non-typical. Deerharvested with a bow are measuredaccording to Pope and Young Clubstandards, and they are recognizedwith a citation for racks scoringat least 125 points typical or 155points non-typical. The winner ineach category will receive a plaqueduring the 2007 National Huntingand Fishing Day Celebration, heldthe last weekend of September atStonewall Jackson State Park. Alist of all bucks meeting the minimumqualifications will be publishedin West Virginiaʼs Big GameBulletin.www.wvasportsman.netOn The Internet At:www.huntn.biz/4044DOUBLE “DD” RANCHORIGINAL OWNERS HAVE RETURNED“A Hunting Preserve Unlike All Others”(740) 596-9013 FAXThe Most EliteAnd ExcitingHunting & Fishing ClubIn The World!!Call Alan Shreves at(304) 669-1234(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.comGet On Our BASS TOURNAMENT Mail List - Page 3 For InfoBrian Gant, from Petroleum, shot agood 8 point.David Sprouse, from Talcott,caught several nice smallmouth.Top Smallmouth FishingExperience Top West Virginia Waters For Trophy SmallmouthLocated I-64 & Airport Rd. Beaver, WV304-255-2317 Sam Neely, owner 800-WVA-FINSMarch 2007 ~ Page 36

MATDIRBYHEKWKCMORDSGTUTWOODSUSHCHSIFTACYMUSTRIPEDIYWWNGLITAEOPSKOADHTAHZYHUNERSLWIAEEEYELLOWHSIQFALLOKBFPLOLTOTPAPRTRZLOBEPIBFLATHEADRLFEHIWNKKEEEUULBELEAPLETGLIECSNCENNASBROWNUUECABTNNEDLOGEGEDORAOUHREATNALALTENINNMJMLASHBRFKEBMMAMEMKCALBICEHACVESOELGHUEEHLENRYWORNCUTROUTSFERASIWORD SEARCHChannel • Largemouth • Rock • Spotted • Chain • FreshwaterSauger • White • Bluegill • Crappie • Walleye • MuskellungePLBLRHDREAOIAELFASSMPLGYLMOGGGAUARPALRCUIAHDDOUMEIDETNIRSLDRHybrid • Drum • Trout • Flathead • Catfish • Fallfish • CarpSmallmouth • Black • Yellow • Striped • Tiger • BassGloden • Brown • Pike • BrookAEREGITEBRTLEBIGUMUTLook Up - Down - Across - DiagonallyEWBTKARSPOTTEDRGATADSFRESHWATERNBROWNCEFGASFOODAMMOReese'sCountryStoreBreakfast - Lunch - Deli ItemsHUNTING SUPPLIESGAME CHECKINGMUSKY PLUGS304-679-3502Just Off U.S. Rt. 50Near Mountwood ParkDeerwalk, WVIt's AlwaysHunting Season✫✫✫ At ✫✫✫DALE RAYHUNTING PRESERVEWILD BOARExotic Sheep • GoatsSika Deer • Fallow DeerWhitetail Hunts InSeason With Bow Or GunTom Belville2228 Co Rd 66Proctorville, OH45669(740) 886-7060Clip OutLarge Fish & Deer Pictures WantedName____________________________________________Address__________________________________________City_____________________________________________State_____________________ Zip_____________________Fish______________________Pound______ Oz____Deer Points____ Bow___Gun___ County_______________ Photos Will Be ReturnedMarch 2007 ~ Page 37We are looking for large fish (all types)& deer pictures from 2006 & 2007.Send Photo To:WVSP.O. Box 5521Vienna, WV26105E-mail wvsport.@wirefire.com

ATTENTION NURSERIES,LANDSCAPERS & HOMEOWNERSA great buck was taken by thishunter. Photo courtesy of H & S SportingGoods in Princeton.A 200 pound Ibex was shot at apreserve by Rick Jenkins. Photocourtesy of Jarrettʼs Bait in Elizabeth.NEW Randolph County Mulch PlantWHOLESALE OUTLET$16.99 per YardAvailable In Numerous ColorsBrown • Red • CypressBlack • GoldSmall Orders Up To Truckloads304-642-1369McWilliams BuildingsMetal RoofingAssorted ColorsPortable Buildings8’ x 10’ up 14’ x 40’29 GaugeMatt Steele caught a 46 poundOhio River catfish. Photo courtesy ofStarcherʼs Sport Shop in Lubeck.680 Beverly Pike • ELKINS, WV • 304-642-1369March 2007 ~ Page 38

Get Ready For Boating Season!Come See Our Selections Of G3 Fishing & Pontoon BoatsSpecial Pricing - Save Now!Wright’s Riverside MarineSouth of St. Marys, WV304-684-2850Large Selection Of New & Used BoatsMarch 2007 ~ 39

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