The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area
Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area (WMA), (1,096 acres). The area is located 16 miles north of Huntington, WV access is via state Route 2. The area contains 300 acres of forest, 180 acres of wetland, 680 acres of agricultural land, and 40 acres of open water. It is bordered on the north by the Ohio River--the state’s largest and most productive fishery. Popular species taken from this section of the river include sauger, smallmouth bass, hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, crappie, freshwater drum and carp. Primary game species include deer, rabbit, mourning dove and waterfowl (waterfowl hunting is by permit only during early October). Deer hunters are required to use primitive weapons--muzzleloading firearms and archery equipment. No camping is allowed. Managed by WVDNR. Owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and WVDNR.