Hunters are still flocking to the woods, in what could be a record deer kill.
Conservation Officer John Apgar said DNR has been putting in long hours
investigating calls regarding trespassers, illegal deer kills and other violations of
game laws. Several people have been cited this week, he said.|
The only Calhoun hunting relating accident so far was a hunter seriously injured while
going to retrieve a deer, although in West Virginia at least one hunter died from a deer
stand fall and two others by heart attacks.
Arnoldsburg's Speedy Mart reported 450 deer, bucks and does, had been checked by
Friday evening. They noted a bobcat had been checked before deer season by Brad
Hoskins, the animal killed on Spring Run near Arnoldsburg.
Robby Parsons reported a large 8-point buck 107 7/8 with Parson's One Stop reporting
a total of 216 by Friday night.
The Pit Stop at Mount Zion reported a 265 total.
Holbert's at Big Bend reported a 388 total. "It's been about 90% buck," said Ray
Holbert, but nothing bigger that 10 pointers."
Rick at Rick's Place at Minnora said "The does have picked up, but no really big ones
in the last couple days." Rick reported over 300 checked in.
Reed's Store at Five Forks reported 176, with "Lots of 8-9-10 pointers."
ChaTis in Grantsville reported 267.
The unofficial total since Monday is near 2062.