Evan Dickenson Charleston
Jim Casto, Jr. Evans
Bob Humphrey Glen Daniels
John Edman Washington
Steve Milam Belle
Dr. Dave Samuel Morgantown
Warren Stewart Sisterville


President Larry L. Lawson Pinch
Vice President Ronald S. Saloky Fairmont
Secretary Gene Petri Triadelphia
Treasurer Jeff D’Agostino Morgantown
Past President/Director R. Tim Reed Wheeling

Banquet at Cedar Lakes, Ripley

Speaker: Paul Schafer
Seminars: Rev. Stacy Groscup

1985 Awards presented at Banquet

Bowhunter of the Year Sam McKinney
President’s Award Cindy Saloky
Outdoor Writer of the Year Andy Hansroth
DNR Employee of the Year J.R. Hill
Manufacturer of the Year Gene Blackshire


Awards Warren Stewart
Merchandise Gary Shaver
Records John Edman


Spring      at Braxton County Recreation Area
Seminars:  C.J. Winand

Summer    at Poca River Hunting and Fishing Club, Kanawha County
Seminars:  Gary Alt, Gene Blackshire, Rev. Stacy Groscup

Fall            at Wildlife League of Ohio County, Wheeling
Seminars:  Myles Kellar, Rev. Stacy Groscup, Roger Wyant, George LaCross, Sam Nenno, Mike Ondik

Division of Natural Resources/Legislative Agenda

WVBA tries unsuccessfully at all DNR Commission meetings to convince DNR to allow bowhunting during muzzleloader season.  The DNR answer was always, “No, we want to give them a day of their own.”  This seemed strange, in that bear dog season was already going on at the same time.  Legislation was being planned that would expand the muzzleloader season from one to three days in 1988.  It was not felt that Bowhunters should have fewer days to hunt; in order that the muzzleloaders could have more.


  • WVBA provides funding for a wild boar radio tracking (implant) transmitter.