Spring at Wildlife League of Ohio County, Wheeling Seminars:
Summer at Appalachian Bowhunters Association, Buckhannon Seminars:
Fall at W.Va Interstate Fairgrounds, Mineral Wells Seminars:
Mountain at Sugar Grove at George Crider farm
Division of Natural Resources/Legislative Agenda
House Legislation again introduced to legalize crossbow use by the handicapped. Senator Schoonover introduces legislation to legalize crossbow use by Class Q license holders. House Bill (2630) passes late in the session. The bill would legalize the crossbow for use by Class Q license holders, and the bill would also make them start paying for the Class Q license, which is now FREE. The bill does not gain approval in the Senate.
At the third quarter Game Commission meeting, the WVBA requests that bowhunters be allowed to take two deer in the four southern bow only counties. If there is a need for does to be killed, then allow the bowhunters to do so. No action was taken by the Commissioners on the request.
Other special EVENTS, AWARDS, HAPPENINGS
WVBA becomes a part of the BOWSITE
DNR Director Rader thanks WVBA for Hunters Helping the Hungry support.
WVBA attends Physically Challenged Advisory Board meeting, presenting information on bow modifications and other shooting aids for bowhunters.