National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration to be held at Summit Bechtel Reserve Sept. 10-11

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) announced that the annual National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration will be held this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11, at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, WV.

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Fayette County for West Virginia’s Celebration of the largest outdoor hunting and fishing show in the state.

“Hunting and fishing is a time-honored West Virginia tradition and it’s always an honor to highlight the beauty of our great state and to showcase the uniqueness of our one-of-a-kind Summit Bechtel Reserve,” Gov. Justice said. “Getting our kids involved helps ensure these traditions will be around for many years to come.”

West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days, is aimed to incite interest in hunting, angling and wildlife viewing. This event gives the community an opportunity to learn about West Virginia wildlife management practices and outdoor recreation opportunities in a safe and hands-on environment. This event is the largest outdoor hunting and fishing show and will have presentations on Snakes, Falconry, Wilderness Search and Rescue, and a new Wild Game Cook Off!

ADMISSION AND TICKETS – Tickets and camping packages are available for purchase here.

  • General Admission (Full Weekend): $10.00
  • Youth 10 and Under: Free (Accompanied by a paying adult)
  • Parking (Full Weekend): Free
  • Adventure activities and camping options are available for an extra fee.

EVENT SCHEDULE AND MAP – Find the full event schedule and map here.

VENDORS – NHFD 2022 Vendor Registration information can be accessed here.



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