LGPA members participate in a number of outdoor related activities. Fishing and Hunting are two of the more popular activities in the states of Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.

The internet has plenty of information available regarding both. For residents and non residents alike, some of the most useful information is found on the states Natural Resources web sites. In Virginia information regarding hunting and fishing licenses, regulations and seasons can be found at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Information about Maryland hunting and fishing licenses, regulations and seasons can be found by visiting the Maryland Department of Natural Resources page. For information about West Virginia please visit their web site at West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

Receive VDGIF’s Outdoor Report

Get the latest news on wildlife, hunting regulations and seasons, boating, law enforcement, safety tips, special events, website updates, and more in the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ twice-monthly email newsletter, the Outdoor Report.

Renowned wildlife artist and author Spike Knuth provides original illustrations and articles featuring some of the 925 different species of greatest conservation need that have been identified in the state Wildlife Action Plan. The Fishin’ Report section provides timely information on “what’s bitin'” on 25 rivers and lakes throughout the Virginia.

Do you know the difference between a Northern Snakehead and a Bowfin?

Check out the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries web site to find out.

What is Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)?

CWD is a progressive neurological (brain and nervous system) disease found in deer and elk. The disease ultimately results in death. Species known to be susceptible include elk, red deer, mule deer, white-tailed deer, black-tailed deer and moose. CWD belongs to a family of diseases known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs).

For information regarding Chronic Wasting Disease Click Here.

Other Links for the Outdoorsman

Lovettsville Game Protective Association members also use other web sites for information which are listed below. The LGPA does not officially recognize any of the following links as the best sites to visit or the validity of information contained on the sites.

Bowhunter Florida Sportsman Fly Fisherman Game and Fish Guns and Ammo Gun Dog
Handguns In-Fisherman Murrays Fly Shop North American Whitetail Pheasants Forever Rifle Shooter
Shooting Times Shotgun News Walleye Insider Wildfowl