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Big Buck Contest


Effective March 24, 2014, the WV-DNR Official Measurers for the annual West Virginia Big Buck Contest are as follows:

Please make an appointment for scoring.

District I

Thomas Pratt - Dents Run WMA
Phone (304) 825-6787

Steven Rauch - Farmington
Phone: (304)825-6787

District II

Larry Hines - Sleepy Creek WMA
Phone: (304)754-3855

Travis Metcalf - Romney
Phone: (304) 822-3551

Charles Teets - Wardensville WMA
Phone: (304) 822-3551

Joshua Vance - Shannondale Springs WMA
Phone: (304) 754-3855

District III

Gary Foster - Elkins
Phone: (304) 637-0245

Rob Silvester - French Creek
Phone: (304) 924-6211

Rob Tallman - Cheat WMA
Phone: (304) 637-0245

District IV

Todd Dowdy - Beckley
Phone: (304) 256-6947

Travis Bowman - R. D. Bailey WMA
Phone: (304) 682-8633

District V

Dave Arbogast - Green Bottom WMA
Phone: (304) 675-0871

Nick Huffman - Upper Mud River WMA
Phone: (304) 524-2020

Randy Kelley - McClintic
Phone: (304) 675-0871

Eric Richmond - Amherst WMA
Phone: (304) 759-0703

District VI

Dustin Dowler - Parkersburg
Phone: (304) 420-4550

Jeff McCrady - Parkersburg
Phone: (304) 420-4550

Jerry Westfall - Parkersburg
Phone: (304) 420-4550

There will be a team of Measurers at the WV Hunting and Fishing Show that is held at the Charleston Civic Center in late January.

Any other Boone and Crockett or Pope & Young Official Measurers in or outside of WV may measure and submit entries to the contest. (Check the B&C or P&Y website for a list of Official Measurers)


All entries must be submitted by the Official Measurer to:

Gene Thorn - Chairman WV Big Buck Contest and Records Keeping Program
P.O. Box 38 
French Creek, WV  26218

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