Upper Deckers Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 39°31′38″N 79°47′12″W / 39.52722°N 79.78667°W / 39.52722; -79.78667
Upper Deckers Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Upper Deckers Creek WMA.jpg
Upper Deckers Creek WMA in September 2013
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Elevation 1,710 ft (521.2 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°31′38″N 79°47′12″W / 39.52722°N 79.78667°W / 39.52722; -79.78667
Area 56 acres (22.7 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
Owner WVDNR
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Reedsville, West Virginia
Location of Upper Deckers Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Upper Deckers Creek Wildlife Management Area, is located about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Reedsville, West Virginia in Preston County. Upper Deckers Creek WMA is located on 56 acres (23 ha), consisting of two small fishing ponds and surrounding forested rolling hills.[2]

The WMA is accessed from County Route 27/3 about one mile north of Reedsville.

Hunting and fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities are limited by the small size of the WMA and the nearby housing. Waterfowl can be taken from the impoundments.[2]

Upper Deckers Creek WMA provides fishing opportunities for bluegill.

Camping is not permitted at the WMA.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Upper Deckers Creek WMA, retrieved January 25, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d "Upper Deckers Creek WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 27, 2009. 

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