SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) announced the winners of this year’s Gold Rush Giveaway, Thursday.
The Gold Rush event included two ways to win giveaway prizes. Numbered tags were placed on 100 stocked golden trout. Anglers who caught a trout with a numbered tag could complete the submission form online at GoldRushWV.com. Anglers who didn’t reel in a tagged golden rainbow trout still had opportunities to enter a giveaway by signing up to receive travel tips and information from the WVDNR.
“Gold Rush was a big success this year and I want to congratulate the winners of these great prizes,” said WVDNR Director Stephen McDaniel. “Thank you to everyone who got out there and cast their lines for golden rainbow trout. We look forward to providing more exciting opportunities to enjoy our state’s natural resources.”
One lucky angler won the grand prize of a three-night cabin stay at Blackwater Falls State Park. Other prizes include one-night cabin stays at various West Virginia state parks or forests, West Virginia State Parks gift cards and exclusive Gold Rush merchandise.
In total, there are 36 giveaway prizes. Winners will be contacted to confirm information and their prizes will be delivered via mail or email. A list of winners can be found here:
Three-night cabin stay at Blackwater Falls State Park
One-Night State Park Stays:
One-night cabin stay at Lost River State Park (1)
One-night cabin stay at Watoga State Park (1)
One-night cabin stay at Kumbrabow State Forest (2)
One-night cabin stay at Greenbrier State Forest (2)
One-night cabin stay at Seneca State Forest (2)
One-night cabin stay at Cabwaylingo State Forest (2)
Samuel E. Bivans, Sr.
$25 West Virginia State Parks Gift Card:
Dannie Lee Warden
Exclusive Gold Rush Merchandise: