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Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Mingo County


Laurel Lake WMA (12,854 acres) Mingo County. Located northeast of Lenore off state Route 65, this rugged area features steep slopes with narrow ridges and valleys covered with mixed hardwood forest, numerous hemlocks and a thick understory. Hunting opportunities exist for deer, bear, turkey, raccoon, grouse and squirrel. Laurel Lake, 29 acres, provides fishing for channel catfish, largemouth bass and bluegill. Catchable-sized trout are stocked monthly from February through May. No camping is allowed. Owned by the Forest Land Group and the WVDNR. Managed by WVDNR.


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