Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area

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Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)[1]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus1.jpg
Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) may be found at the Turkey Run WMA
Map showing the location of Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area
Location of Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
LocationJackson, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates38°58′06″N 81°46′23″W / 38.96833°N 81.77306°W / 38.96833; -81.77306Coordinates: 38°58′06″N 81°46′23″W / 38.96833°N 81.77306°W / 38.96833; -81.77306
Area27 acres (11 ha)[2]
Elevation584 ft (178 m)[3]
OperatorWildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources

Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area, is located immediately north of Ravenswood, West Virginia in Jackson County. Turkey Run WMA is located on 27 acres (11 ha), consisting of a fishing lake and some small wooded hills around the lake.[2]

The WMA is accessed from State Route 68 on the north side of Ravenswood.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities are very limited by the small size of the WMA and the nearby housing.[2]

Turkey Run provides fishing opportunities largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and stocked trout in the winter.

Camping is not available at the WMA.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Turkey Run Lake Wildlife Management Area". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Turkey Run WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 25, 2009.
  3. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Turkey Run WMA, retrieved January 25, 2009

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