Upper Mud River Wildlife Management Area

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Upper Mud River Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape) [1]
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Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) may be found at the Upper Mud River WMA
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Location of Upper Mud River Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Location Lincoln, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates 38°09′35″N82°02′39″W / 38.15972°N 82.04417°W / 38.15972; -82.04417 Coordinates: 38°09′35″N82°02′39″W / 38.15972°N 82.04417°W / 38.15972; -82.04417
Area1,425 acres (5.77 km2) [2]
Elevation743 ft (226 m) [3]
OperatorWildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources

Upper Mud River Wildlife Management Area, is located about 12 miles (19 km) south of Hamlin, West Virginia in Lincoln County, U.S.A. Upper Mud River WMA is located on 1,425 acres (577 ha) of steeply forested terrain. [2]

Contents

The WMA is accessed from County Route 7 (Upper Mud River Road) about 12 miles (19 km) south of Hamlin.

Hunting and Fishing

Hunting opportunities in the WMA include deer, grouse, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel, turkey, and waterfowl. [2]

The 306-acre (124 ha) lake at Upper Mud River WMA provides fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and muskellunge.

Amenities at the WMA include a swimming beach with a bath house, picnic areas, playgrounds, a softball field, and restrooms. However, camping is not available at the WMA. [2]

See also

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References

  1. "Upper Mud Lake Wildlife Management Area". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Upper Mud River WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 27, 2009.
  3. Acme Mapper 2.0, Upper Mud River WMA, retrieved January 27, 2009