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Hunting, Fishing Show Opens This Weekend Charleston Civic Center

Reported: Jan. 17, 2014 10:14 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 17, 2014 12:40 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- Hunting and fishing enthusiasts will soon have a virtual paradise in Charleston that they can check out at their leisure in the comfort of an indoor setting.

The 27th annual West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show opens Friday and runs through Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center, according to information on the West Virginia Trophy Hunters Association's website.

Thousands of visitors flock to the show each year. This year’s event will feature exhibitors from as far away as Alaska, New Zealand, Spain and South Africa.

Admission is $8 for adults and $1 for children ages 6 to 12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Show hours are 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19.

One of the highlights of the show is the West Virginia Whitetail Hall of Fame. Individuals can bring their West Virginia deer trophies to be officially scored and to display the biggest racks. Hunters can bring in as many mounts as they wish. Deer tags should be brought with you for official DNR scoring.

-- West Virginia Trophy Hunters Association Website Photo



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