Trophy fish, deer sought for W.Va. display

By The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia outdoors officials are looking to display trophy fish and big bucks at an upcoming event.

West Virginia’s celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day is set for Sept. 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort near Weston.

Anglers who received trophy designations for fish caught from West Virginia waters and have them mounted are invited to contact the Division of Natural Resources. The showcase at the event will be limited to 25 qualifying entries to be determined by a selection committee.

Hunters who killed trophy white-tail bucks with either bows or guns in the state also invited to participate. The first 30 entries received will participate.

For more information, contact James Walker for fish or Rob Silvester for bucks at 304-924-6211.

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