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WDFW commission adopts hunting rule, seasons

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources, according to the agency's webpage. (WDFW / WDFW)
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources, according to the agency's webpage. (WDFW / WDFW)

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission adopted hunting seasons and regulations this month.

At the meeting April 5-6 in Olympia, the nine-member commission, appointed by the governor, approved rules governing hunter orange, arrow weight restrictions and eliminating antlerless deer hunting in Northeast Washington.

Changes included:

The elimination of antlerless white-tail deer hunting in Northeast Washington.

Clarifying that turkey hunters must only wear hunter orange during modern firearm and elk seasons.

Eliminating minimum arrow weight restrictions

For more information, visit wdfw.wa.gov/about/commission/meetings.

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