2015-2021 GAME MANAGEMENT PLAN DEVELOPMENT

WDFW is conducting a public opinion survey to help identify key wildlife issues to be addressed in the department’s 2015-2021 Game Management Plan. The information gathered from the survey will help WDFW update its current plan, originally developed in 2003 and updated in 2009. Learn more >>

Comment period extended through July 19
Draft 2015-2021 Game Management Plan
Public opinion survey for the Draft 2015-21 Game Management Plan
 
ELK HERD MANAGEMENT
Photo of three elk in snowy field.
WDFW sets comment period, meetings on draft Willapa Hills Elk Herd Plan
WDFW is accepting public comments through June 2 on a draft Willapa Hills Elk Herd Plan, designed to guide future management of elk in the southwest corner of the state. State wildlife managers will also hold two public meetings to discuss the draft plan.
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View the draft Willapa Hills Herd Plan
Submit your comments on the 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