Meeting targets proposed hunting changes
Herd estimates and population objectives discussed at Saratoga meeting suggest changes to this year’s hunting quotas, licenses
March 27, 2019
The evening of March 21 saw more full chairs than empty in the council chambers of Saratoga Town Hall as local hunters gathered for a presentation from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) about 2019 hunting season proposals. Saratoga Wildlife Biologist Teal Cufaude led the presentation as she went through proposed changes to antelope, deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep and sage grouse hunting seasons.
The first slides in the presentation covered Antelope Hunt Areas 50, 51 and 52. Area 50 is home to the Elk Mountain herd unit, area 51 is home to the Big Creek herd unit and are...