|Below is info we gathered for our hunting friends.
* Lewis Wetzel WMA is right off Indian Creek just 13 miles down the road.
* The Jug WMA is 4 miles away on Rt. 18
* Conaway Run Lake is about 5 miles down Rt. 18
We have maps available in our foyer of the local hunting grounds.
|Lewis Wetzel WMA (13,388 acres) Wetzel County. Located 3/4 mile south of Jacksonburg on Buffalo Run Road. Another
access is via Indian Creek Road (county Route 13), approximately 14 miles east of its intersection with state Route 18.
The rugged terrain ranging in elevation from 736 to 1,560 feet has an abundance of oak, hickory and beech trees. Deer,
of Fishing Creek and a good smallmouth bass population is available from Pine Grove to Smithfield. A campground with
twenty tent and trailer sites includes charcoal grills, picnic tables and pit toilets. Nominal fees are charged for camping
and firewood. A 100-yard shooting range, which is accessible to the physically challenged, is located on the area. Owned
and managed by the WVDNR.
The Jug WMA (2,065 acres) Tyler County. Located 1.5 miles east of Middlebourne off state Route 18, access may be
limited in bad weather or by high water. For year-round access use state Route 46 from Centerville or state Route 7 from
Middlebourne. Topography varies from river bottoms to rolling hills with numerous fields scattered among pines and
mixed hardwood forests. Hunting prospects are excellent for deer, grouse, squirrel and rabbit. Waterfowl and turkey
hunting is also available. Middle Island Creek is highly regarded as a native musky stream and also contains
smallmouth and spotted bass, sunfish, channel and flathead catfish and freshwater drum. Camping is not permitted.
Conaway Run Lake WMA (630 acres) Tyler County. The area can be accessed off state Route 18 approximately 10
miles south of Middlebourne. Hardwood forest and brush cover most of the area. The most abundant big game animal
is the white-tailed deer. Many species of small game are present, but hunting is best for squirrel, rabbit and grouse.
Limited hunting opportunities exist for migratory game birds. Furbearers on the area include fox, raccoon, mink, muskrat
and beaver. Conaway Run Lake, 30 acres, provides fishing for trout, largemouth bass, channel catfish and bluegill. Two
small-boat launching ramps, a handicapped fishing pier and a 100-yard shooting range are located on the area. Ten
campsites with wellwater and vault toilets are available for a nominal fee. Owned by WVDNR.
|HUNTING SEASON CAMPING
1 Camper (3 people max)
Camping Fee - $ 22. per nite
Storage Fee - $ 1. per day
Minimum 7 days storage
Storage fees paid in advance.
|RENTALS FOR 2014
*6 PERSON FAMILY TENTS
All available for on-site camping
**CALL FOR RATES**
* During winter months we will have a
limited number of sites with electric and
* Camp Copperhead provides indoor hot
showers and bathrooms all year.