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WV Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days

September 9, 2023 @ 9:00 am – September 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Summit Bechtel Reserve
2550 Jack Furst Dr
Glen Jean, WV 25846

This annual event, designed to introduce people to hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, and other outdoor activities in a safe and hands-on environment, will give visitors a chance to participate in family-friendly activities, listen to live music, meet outdoor television personalities, purchase various hunting, fishing, and outdoor sporting goods, and win prizes.

On Saturday, the hosts of Fly Rod Chronicles, The Chase, and Whitetail Frenzy will be available to sign autographs. Also, on Saturday, visitors can sample wild game and farm-fresh food at a new station featuring signature dishes prepared by West Virginia State Parks chefs.

Tickets to West Virginia’s National Hunting and Fishing Days are $10, and kids ages 15 and younger get in for free. Food sample tickets will be available at the event in packs of 5 for $5 or 20 for $15. Those purchasing tickets online by Aug. 31 will receive five complimentary food sample tickets. For more information about this deal and to buy event tickets, visit

Children attending this year will once again be able to participate in the Outdoor Youth Challenge, a series of activities designed to introduce kids to various hunting, fishing, wildlife, and outdoor activities. Children ages 6-18 who try at least ten activities will be eligible to win prizes, including a lifetime hunting and fishing license and a conservation camp scholarship. Kids can participate on Saturday or Sunday. To claim a prize, kids must be present for the drawing on the day they enter their names.