2015-2021 GAME MANAGEMENT PLAN DEVELOPMENT

Starting in June 2014, the Department began updating the 2009-2015 Game Management Plan. This revised plan will guide the Department's management of hunted wildlife for the next six years. Learn more >>

FINAL DRAFT Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, 2015-2021 Game Management Plan
 
ELK HERD MANAGEMENT
Photo of three elk in snowy field.
Draft Willapa Hills Elk Herd Management Plan
The Willapa Hills elk (Cervus elaphus) herd is one of ten herds identified in Washington State. The purpose of the Willapa Hills Elk Herd Plan is to provide direction for managing the Willapa Hills elk herd. Learn more >>
View the draft Willapa Hills Herd Plan

Game Status & Trend
The Game Status and Trend Report describes the current status and assesses trends in populations for game species within the state. For major species, separate sections cover each region or other management unit.

 

Game Harvest Reports
Game Harvest Reports provide annual harvest statistics based on hunter reporting. Species recorded include elk, deer, turkey, cougar, black bear and small game. Trapping reports are also included.

Game Management Plans