Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
Castor canadensis.jpg
American beaver (Castor canadensis) may be found in the Conaway Run Lake WMA
Map showing the location of Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
Location of Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Location Tyler, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates 39°25′27″N 80°51′11″W / 39.42417°N 80.85306°W / 39.42417; -80.85306Coordinates: 39°25′27″N 80°51′11″W / 39.42417°N 80.85306°W / 39.42417; -80.85306
Area 630 acres (250 ha)[1]
Elevation 800 ft (240 m)[2]
Operator Wildlife Resources Section, WVDNR

Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area is located on 630 acres (250 ha) in Tyler County near Middlebourne, West Virginia.[1] Mixed hardwoods forests and brush cover much of the hillsides surrounding the 30-acre (12 ha) Conaway Run Lake. Conaway Run Lake WMA can be reached on Conaway Run Road off West Virginia Route 18, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Middlebourne.

Hunting, fishing and trapping

Hunting opportunities include deer, grouse, squirrel and turkey. Conaway Run Lake provides fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish, as well as stocked trout. The lake is equipped with two small boat ramps and a handicapped fishing pier. Trappers have the opportunity to pursue beaver, muskrat, raccoon, mink or fox.[1]

A shooting range is available for gun enthusiasts. Rustic camping sites are available (for a small fee) for tents and small trailers.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Conaway Run Lake WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
  2. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Conway Run Road in Conaway Run Lake WMA, retrieved August 26, 2008
  3. ^ "West Virginia Wildlife Management Areas". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-08-26.

External links

  • West Virginia DNR District 6 Wildlife Management Areas
  • West Virginia Hunting Regulations
  • West Virginia Fishing Regulations
  • WVDNR map of Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
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