Hunting brings $270 million to the state’s economy every year according to the state’s Division of Natural Resources. That’s money that mostly goes to the more rural areas of the state. Here are the animals it’s legal to hunt in our state.

1. Wild Boar

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2. Deer

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3. Bear

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4. Turkey

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5. Squirrel

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6. Ruffed Grouse

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7. Bobwhite Quail

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8. Cottontail Rabbit

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9. Snowshoe Hare

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10. Ring-necked Pheasant

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11. Raccoon

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12. Red & Gray Fox

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13. Bobcat

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14. Crow

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15. Skunk

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16. Opossum

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17. Woodchuck

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18. Weasel

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19. English Sparrow

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20. European Starling

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21. Pigeon

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You can find a full list of the hunting seasons and regulations on the West Virginia DNR website.

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