CALHOUN BUCK KILL REACHES FIVE YEAR HIGH

(12/10/2015)

The 2015 buck kill in Calhoun has more than doubled since 2014 and has reached a high during the past five years.

2011 - 962

2012 - 770

2013 - 1164

2014 - 504

2015 - 1217

The 2015 buck harvest is up 77 percent in WV from the 2014 harvest of 37,450.

The top 10 counties for buck harvest were: Ritchie (2,273), Preston (2,242), Lewis (2,157), Hampshire (2,107), Jackson (2,094), Roane (2,087), Hardy (1,885), Greenbrier (1,884), Upshur (1,864) and Wood (1,802).