Preparing for small game, duck season at Orvis Hill Country

FAIRFIELD, Pa. – Who’s ever turned down a round of shooting clays?

If you know someone who has, I doubt they’d do it again when given the chance to knock some out of the sky at the Orvis Hill Country shooting grounds in Fairfield. Orvis provides a beautiful 15-round shooting experience that mimics what you see on waterfowl and small game hunts – quick overhead shooting interlaced with bouncing “rabbit” clays that zip down a path in front of you. Plus, the rules are what you see in goose season, a three-shell limit.

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Five years after closure, West Virginia DNR Director Stephen McDaniel not giving up on Pedlar WMA shooting range

OSAGE, W.Va. – Through the rolling hills and country churches of Pursglove and Jere, well-intentioned folks don’t have many recreational opportunities when traveling down the Mason Dixon Highway. But nestled among private lands is one of West Virginia’s most beautiful and secluded wildlife management areas.

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