Woods and Waters An outdoor blog by John McCoy

Park Service: Uhhh, never mind…

National Park Service officials must be getting some heat from hunters and anglers upset at the NPS’s plans to eliminate lead ammunition and fishing tackle from all park units, including West Virginia’s New River Gorge National River.

A Park Service spokesman now says the lead ban was intended to affect only Park Service personnel and was never meant to include hunters and fishermen.


Read the Park Service’s original news release and decide for yourself.