Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area

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Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Pomoxis nigromaculatus1.jpg
Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) may be found at the Turkey Run WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Jackson
Elevation 584 ft (178.0 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°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
Area 27 acres (10.9 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Ravenswood, West Virginia
Location of Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

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

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