Woodrum Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Woodrum Lake Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) may be found at the Woodrum Lake WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Elevation 735 ft (224 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°37′18″N 81°34′53″W / 38.62167°N 81.58139°W / 38.62167; -81.58139Coordinates: 38°37′18″N 81°34′53″W / 38.62167°N 81.58139°W / 38.62167; -81.58139 [1]
Area 1,696 acres (686.3 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Romance, West Virginia
Location of Woodrum Lake Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Woodrum Lake Wildlife Management Area, is located about 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Romance, West Virginia in Jackson County. Woodrum Lake WMA is located on 1,696 acres (686 ha) of hilly oak-hickory hardwood lots mixed with abandoned farmland.[2]

Woodrum Lake WMA is accessed by County Route 42 (Romance-Advent Road) from Romance, or by County Route 19 from Kentuck.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in the WMA include deer, grouse, rabbit, squirrel, turkey, and waterfowl.[2]

Fishing opportunities in the 240-acre (97 ha) Woodrum Lake include largemouth and spotted bass, bluegill, crappie, muskellunge.

Camping is not available at the WMA.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Woodrum Wildlife Management Area". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1996-09-13. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Woodrum Lake WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 28, 2009. 

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