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Mandatory CWD Reporting: Wyoming Deer & Elk Areas

Wyoming Game and Fish Department has ramped up mandatory CWD testing across the state for mule deer, whitetail deer and elk in efforts to continue the tracking and study of Chronic Wasting Disease. There are now six mandatory CWD reporting areas across Wyoming.

Mandatory CWD Reporting Deer Hunt Units: 59, 60, 64, 65, 157, 171

WGFD is also requesting CWD samples from hunters who take deer (either species) in hunt units: 1-6, 59, 60, 64–66, 124, 130, 131, 134, 135, 138–146, 150–157, 165 and 171. 

Elk hunt units that have been selected for CWD sampling include: 7, 19, 33, 34, 41, 45, 47-49, 67–71, 75, 77–85, 88–91, 93, 95, 96, 102–105, 120 and 127. 

We at Eastmans’ urge hunters to do your part in the CWD sampling process, the more we know the better decisions we can make and as always, “the animals cannot speak so we must speak for them.” 

 

Resource Links

https://youtu.be/-jpvxatk0gw

wgfd.wyo.gov – CWD Testing

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