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Local hunting seasons to be reduced

EHD leads to low deer and antelope numbers in Black Hills area

Wildlife managers are proposing adjustments to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s hunting season proposals throughout the state.

More modifications have been made since the department presented its season proposals during public meetings around the state in March.

Since that time, the ongoing impacts of winter and overwhelming public concern led wildlife managers to reexamine their recommendations.

In Crook County, however, a reduction to both the length of the season and the number of available licenses has been proposed due to concerns over the impacts of disease and low birth rates.

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