Posted September 9, 2015 11:03 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Wild Fires
Washington Hunting Prospects Look Good, But Wildfires May Limit Access
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Washington -(Ammoland.com)- Wildlife biologists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have compiled information to help with hunting prospects across the state for the upcoming season.

The reports include information on deer, elk, waterfowl, turkey, upland birds and other species, as well as suggestions on techniques and places to hunt. Staff reports for all 17 wildlife districts in the state are available online at http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/prospects/ .

Hunting seasons will continue despite several wildfires but hunters should be aware of land access restrictions around Washington due to fire, said Mick Cope, WDFW game division manager.

“There’s some good hunting to be had this year, but hunters need to check current conditions before heading into the field,” Cope said. “Some hunters may need to find alternate hunting locations or different routes to their selected hunting locations.”

WDFW has compiled a list of major public landowners, along with their contact information, for each region. The information is available online at http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/ . Hunters will also find information on private lands …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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