The Odessa Record -

By Roger Harnack
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Spring turkey hunt canceled

Spring bear season remains closed

 

Last updated 4/3/2020 at 11:48am

Director of Fish and Wildlife Kelly Susewind

OLYMPIA - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has canceled the youth turkey hunt previously scheduled for April 4-5.

In addition, six game management units scheduled to open April 1 for spring bear hunting will remain closed pending further evaluation and could reopen if conditions allow.

Fish and Wildlife officials ordered the closures Monday, March 30.

The closures follow Gov. Jay Inslee's orders to stay home in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, also known as Wuhan virus. They also follow the agencies complete closure of access to state lands managed by the agency,...



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