Hunters also reminded to purchase their hunting license, deer stamps and to check their game during the upcoming firearms season.

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources today reminded hunters that deer harvested in Barbour, Jackson, Mason and Upshur counties on Nov. 20-21 must be brought to a designated station for carcass examination by WVDNR personnel.

All data collected from deer carcass examinations will help WVDNR biologists gather information about the physical characteristics and age of harvested deer and better manage the state’s deer population. Examination stations will be open on Nov. 20-21, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the following locations.

Barbour County

  • Junior Fire Department: 331 Row Ave., Belington, WV 26250
  • Longview One Stop: 6861 Buckhannon Rd., Volga, WV 26238
  • Nestorville Community Church: 406 Robinson Rd., Philippi, WV 26416 (Directly across from Nestorville Service Station)
  • Mattchew’s Bar and Grill: 20305 Barbour Co. Hwy., Philippi, WV 26416
  • Barbour County Fairgrounds: 227 Fairgrounds Way, Belington, WV 26250

Jackson County

  • Kenna Exxon: WV-34 Kenna, WV 25248
  • C-Mart: 425 North Church St. Ripley, WV 25271
  • Turkey Fork Grocery: 15 Co. Rd. 7 and Turkey Fork Rd., Sandyville, WV 25275
  • C-Mart: 8069 Ripley Rd., Cottageville, WV 25239
  • Old and New Sports: 813 Washington St., Ravenswood, WV 26164

Mason County

  • Sandhill Foodmart: 4107 Sandhill Rd., Point Pleasant, WV 25550
  • New Haven Marathon: 605 5th St., New Haven, WV 25265
  • Leon General, LLC: 27523 Charleston Rd., Leon, WV 25123
  • Jerry’s Run Food Mart: 30575 Huntington Rd., Apple Grove, WV 25502

Upshur County

  • Dean’s Variety Mart: 66 Mount Nebo Rd., Buckhannon, WV 26201
  • Tractor Supply Co.: 120 Garden Fresh Plaza Dr., Buckhannon, WV 26201
  • WVDNR District 3 Office: 163 Wildlife Rd., French Creek, WV 26218

The WVDNR also reminded hunters that they are still required to check their deer online at, at a license agent or by calling 1-844-982-4325. Hunters who still need to purchase a hunting license and deer stamp should do so before the deer firearms season starts on Nov. 20 at