Tucker and Preston counties west virginia public hunting

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by woodysoutdoors, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. Does anyone have information on Tucker and Preston counties, WV as far as public hunting?

    This is what I found: (But I'd like to hear personal stories.)
    Blackwater WMA

    National Forest: Monongahela
    Location: Tucker and Preston counties
    U.S. Route 219 and state Routes 72 and 32 run through the area.
    Size: 58,978 acres
    Terrain: primarily mountainous terrain covered in oak-hickory, northern hardwoods, spruce-fir and white pine forests with 2,743 acres of openings scattered throughout the area
    Hunting Prospects: bear, deer, grouse, snowshoe hare, squirrel, turkey, bobcat, fisher, fox, raccoon
    > Class Q hunting access is provided.

    Fishing Opportunities
    Blackwater River, Horseshoe Run, Clover Run, Slip Hill Run
    Game Fish: trout

    Accommodations and Facilities
    Horseshoe Recreation Area is located along state Route 7 and contains 10 developed campsites, several picnic areas, picnic shelters and pit toilets. The recreation area is closed during the winter months, and opens May 30. Seventy-five primitive campsites are located along Canaan Loop Road.