High Hunter Success Predicted for Elk, Antelope, Sage Grouse in 2016 Season
There is plentiful habitat for predators AND prey in Wyoming. Trophy hunting has become a “management tool” of the past. Although wolves and bears remain protected in Wyoming, WGFD just stated in their latest update:
Overall, the health of big game animals is improving. Biologists have seen improved and survival rates for young elk, deer and pronghorn this year due to a mild winter and some specialized management for hunting. Much like last year, elk numbers are still above objective statewide and hunter success has been high the last few years…..Mule deer, pronghorn and moose numbers have been declining, but the last couple of years that trend has slowed or reversed.
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