Game and Fish Department counts, estimates find 112,900 wapiti. “Elk hunting should be really good for people this year,” said one manager.
Agency says neither the designation of two new migration corridors, nor the agency’s broader approach to such habitat have been upset by pushback from influential user groups.
Wyoming Game and Fish reports more than 104,800 wapiti in the state — 31 percent above objectives — but disruptions of hunting patterns present challenges.
Wyoming’s deer, pronghorn and elk get some relief after a devastating year
Deep snow, cold temperatures, and train, truck and car collisions are taking a heavy toll on elk, deer and antelope this winter.