Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 37°34′29″N 81°42′34″W / 37.57472°N 81.70944°W / 37.57472; -81.70944
Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
RainbowTrout.jpg
Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) may be found in the Horse Creek WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wyoming
Elevation 1,187 ft (361.8 m) [1]
Coordinates 37°34′29″N 81°42′34″W / 37.57472°N 81.70944°W / 37.57472; -81.70944
Area 47.9 acres (19.4 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
Owner Heartwood Forestland Fund IV, L.P
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Pineville, West Virginia
Location of Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area is located in Wyoming County near Pineville, West Virginia. Located on 47.9 acres (19.4 ha) that includes a small lake, the open fields of the WMA are bordered by steep hardwood forest.[2]

To reach the Horse Creek WMA from Pineville, follow WV Route 97 west about 16.5 miles (26.6 km) to Horse Creek Road (County Route 816). Turn left (east) on Horse Creek Road for about 1 mile (1.6 km) to Horse Creek Lake and the Horse Creek WMA.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities are limited by the small acreage of the Horse Creek WMA. Prospects for hunting include deer, raccoon, and squirrel.[2]

Fishing opportunities in the 5 acres (2.0 ha) Horse Creek Lake include largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish and trout.

Camping is not permitted in the WMA.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Horse Creek WMA, retrieved October 31, 2008
  2. ^ a b c "Horse Creek WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 

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