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Wallback Wildlife Management Area

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Wetland at the head of Wallback Lake in the Wallback WMA

Clay County, Roane County, Kanawha County: 40 km NE of Charleston, WV

Wallback WMA (11,757 acres) Clay, Kanawha and Roane counties. Take Wallback exit 34 off I-79 and follow DNR signs to the parking lot, or travel north of Clendenin on state Route 4 to King Shoals Road, or from Amma exit 25 from I-79 to Pigeon Run Road (county Route 29/9). Hilly topography prevails with varied habitat types providing hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Accommodations provided for the Class Q hunter. Includes approximately 3 miles of Elk River frontage along state Route 4 and county Route 5. Angling opportunities are excellent for bass, walleye, muskellunge and catfish in the Elk River and stocked trout in Laurel Creek. Camping is not permitted. Owned by WVDNR.

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