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Stonewall Jackson Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Lewis County: 7 km S of Weston, West Virginia


Stonewall Jackson Lake WMA (18,289 acres) Lewis County. Access the area by using I-79 exits 96 and 91. Farmlands reverting to woodland and rolling hills with mixed hardwood forest combine to produce a high quality and diverse habitat that provides hunting for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. Bear are also found on the area. The 2,650-acre Stonewall Jackson Lake is home for many warmwater fish species, including largemouth bass, walleye, musky, crappie, sunfish and carp. Trout are stocked in the tailwater. Five public boat launching ramps are located at convenient points around the lake. Accomodations are provided for the physically disabled angler and Class Q hunter. A 300-yard rifle range is also available. Camping is available for a nominal fee on the adjacent state park campground. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Managed by WVDNR. For additional information contact: Resource Manager, Stonewall Jackson Lake, Route 3, Box 370, Brownsville Road, Weston WV 26452, (304) 269-4588. Lake and recreation information: (304) 269-7463.


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