What are the hunting regulations in Parkersburg, WV?


As with every other state, West Virginia has its own set of regulations regarding hunting, everything from general rules to how to properly extract bear teeth. General guidelines include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Hunting in state parks is illegal in West Virginia.
  • No fully automatic firearms.
  • You cannot shoot a deer or boar while it is in water.
  • You are not allowed to smoke out, bait or poison any wildlife.
  • You may not feed the bears.
  • Hunting while intoxicated is strictly prohibited.
  • Hunting for deer, bear, or boar is only allowed from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

For more information on hunting regulations, visit the West Virginia DNR website.


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