“It’s great in a place called Monroe…
Monroe County is abundantly blessed with open spaces for outdoor recreation. Click on the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources links for complete information on hunting and fishing seasons and regulations.
This region has long been a favorite of hunters of whitetail deer, black bear, ruffled grouse, and wild turkey. The George Washington and Jefferson National Forest lands are open to hunting during legal seasons, as is the Bluestone Wildlife Management Area (see above for listing). Private hunting preserves are also choice destinations.
Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve
Hunting preserve situated on 600 acres of beautiful rolling mountain meadows and hardwood forests. Offering trophy white tail deer, fallow deer, red stag, buffalo, and wild boar hunts. There are various lodging opportunities on the property, all the comforts of home. The setting affords a beautiful view in all directions of the surrounding mountains. Take time to relax on multi-level decks or in a rockin’ chair on the expansive porches. Special attention has been paid to handicapped accessibility with accessible tree stands and accessible rooms in the lodge.
Daniels Ridge WM
Wildlife Management Area that’s open to the public includes 3,376 acres of gentle to steep slopes covered with forest, clearcuts, and logging roads. Hunting prospects includes bear, deer, grouse, rabbit, squirrel, turkey, woodcock, bobcat, coyote, grey fox, red fox, mink, muskrat, opossum, raccoon and skunk
Hans Creek Outfitters
1179 Hans Creek Road, Greenville, West Virginia 24945
Free Range hunts to get your adrenalin pumping. All hunts are conducted on their privately owned and managed farms. Hunt with Bow, Cross Bow, Handgun or Rifle. Hunting location of your choice from a Redneck Tower stand, Tree stand or ground blinds.
Cove Creek WMA
National Forest WMA
Potts Creek WMA
National Forest WMA
Fishing is extremely popular in the countless streams that flow out of the mountains! Many of these cold and clear streams are on the state trout stocking program.
Potts Creek & S. Fork Potts Creek
2006 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801
Regular stocked put and take streams. Stocked with trout once each month February through May.
Second Creek Fly Fishing
Catch and release fly fishing in an isolated setting, along a little-used county road.
Serenity Now Outfitters
207 W. Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Specializing in guided fly fishing trips in the Greenbrier Valley and southwestern Virginia. Fly tying instruction and adventure planning also available.