|Steve Frye||Salt Rock|
|Jack Whitmire||Scott Depot|
|Vice President||Elmo Wiles|
|Past President/Director||Russ Lingenfelter|
Banquet at Cedar Lakes, Ripley
|Seminars:||Greg Bonecutter, Sr.|
2000 Awards presented at Banquet
|Hall of Fame||Frank Addington, Sr.|
|Bowhunter of the Year||Bev Wiles|
|President’s Award||Ronnie McCallister|
|Regional Rep of the Year||Anna Sowards|
|Affiliated Club of the Year||Pendleton County Bowhunters|
|Legislator of the Year||Ed Bowman|
|Outdoor Writer of the Year||David Mitchell|
|DNR Employee of the Year||Gene Thorn|
|Manufacturer of the Year||Boone’s Bow Shop|
|Banquet Chairman||Steve Frye|
Summer at Appalachian Bowhunters Association, Buckhannon
Fall at Camp Virgil Tate, Cross Lanes
Mountain at Sugar Grove at George Crider farm
Division of Natural Resources/Legislative Agenda
After much debate and amendments and ill-advised amendments, the Legislature passes and Gov. Wise signs Sunday hunting into law. Flawed language in the bill allows Sunday hunting to begin in Fall, 2001.
At the third quarter Game Commission, the WVBA again requests that bowhunters be allowed to take more than one deer in the four “bowhunting only” counties.
Other special EVENTS, AWARDS, HAPPENINGS
Jack Whitmire, Columbia Gas Transmission, presents WVBA with a donation grant for education and conservation.
Joe Roy, WVBA Hall of Fame member, passes away Feb 7, 2001.
Troy Carpenter wins world IBO championship at Snowshoe, and at the end of the season is crowned ASA shooter of the year.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS store opens in Ripley.
SUNDAY HUNTING is approved by Legislature.
WVBA publishes Records Book of all W.Va. bowkilled deer and bear.
Frank Addington honored by the DNR as W.Va. Sportsman of the Year.
And in October, Frank is honored by Gov. Wise with the Distinguished West Virginian Award.