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The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says its free HuntFishVA mobile application has been downloaded more than 25,000 times. The app for both iPhone and Android platforms was allows users to search for a wide variety of hunting and...
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A Fancy Gap man was killed by his son in a hunting accident on New Year’s Day. According to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the 13-year-old boy thought he was shooting a deer. His father, Sansford Ray Semones, was about 160...
A West Virginia University mascot who got in trouble for using his uniform musket to kill a bear has been cited for another problem -- not wearing blaze orange during the bear hunt. Mountaineers mascot Jonathan Kimble wears buckskin and a coonskin cap...
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has released preliminary figures on the fall and winter hunting seasons, and it was a very good year for sportsmen and women who stalk wild turkey. The department reports that 3,470 birds were taken...
News 7 ReporterA Sunday hunting bill has been introduced by state Senator Phillip P. Puckett. This bill would allow hunting or killing of any wild bird or wild animal on Sundays. Puckett (D) represents the senate's 38th District. Currently, hunting on Sundays is...
Virginia hunters got some good news Thursday. A Senate committee has voted to lift a ban on Sunday hunting in the Commonwealth. The bill now goes to the full Senate for a vote. Governor McDonnell has said he will support Sunday hunting on private land....
Weekend Anchor/ReporterFour months later and hundreds of miles away from her home in Franklin County, Shirley Hodges remains were found in Cherokee County, Alabama. We've learned more about the discovery from investigators on the other end of this case, in Alabama. ...
UPDATED 10:50 a.m. Friday: We're learning more details about Shirley Hodges' death. NEWS7's Holly Pietrzak just spoke with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office's chief investigator Bo Jolly. He says when Shirley Hodges' body was found in Alabama, there...
News 7 ReporterDo you think hunting season is over until the spring? While you might be right as far as heading to the woods and harvesting that buck of a lifetime, or that fall longbeard and the elusive black bear, hunting has become a year-long endeavor. This is the...
Multimedia JournalistYou can't hunt on Sunday in Virginia -- for now. But that law could soon change, as early as next hunting season. Finding someone who loves to hunt isn't hard to track down, especially at a Hunting Expo. But you won't catch them hunting on Sunday...
Multimedia JournalistThousands of people across the state enjoy hunting. But the woods can be dangerous. That's why first time hunters and young teens in Virginia are required to take a hunting safety class. Hunter education courses are designed to...
Tags: Aquaculture, Laws, Politics, Crime, Law and Justice, Laws
News 7 Anchor/ReporterIf you love to hunt or fish, you'll want to check out the Virginia Hunt Fest at the Roanoke Civic Center this weekend. Lots of outdoors men and women from our area will be coming indoors at the Roanoke Civic Center to check out dozens of booths filled...
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