Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
|Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area|
|West Virginia Wildlife Management Area|
American Beaver (Castor canadensis) may be found in the Conaway Run Lake WMA
|Elevation||800 ft (243.8 m) |
|Area||630 acres (255 ha) |
|Management||Wildlife Resources Section, WVDNR|
|Owner||West Virginia Division of Natural Resources|
|Nearest town||Middlebourne, West Virginia|
Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area is located on 630 acres (250 ha) in Tyler County near Middlebourne, West Virginia. Mixed hardwoods forests and brush cover much of the hillsides surrounding the 30-acre (12 ha) Conaway Run Lake. Conaway Run Lake WMA can be reached on Conaway Run Road off of West Virginia Route 18, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Middlebourne.
Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
Hunting opportunities include deer, grouse, squirrel and turkey. Conaway Run Lake provides fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish, as well as stocked trout. The lake is equipped with two small boat ramps and a handicapped fishing pier. Trappers have the opportunity to pursue beaver, muskrat, raccoon, mink or fox.
A shooting range is available for gun enthusiasts. Rustic camping sites are available (for a small fee) for tents and small trailers.
- Acme Mapper 2.0, Conway Run Road in Conaway Run Lake WMA, retrieved August 26, 2008
- "Conaway Run Lake WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
- "West Virginia Wildlife Management Areas". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
- West Virginia DNR District 6 Wildlife Management Areas
- West Virginia Hunting Regulations
- West Virginia Fishing Regulations
- WVDNR map of Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area