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Upland game bird, small game seasons open Sept. 1

September 1 marks the opening for a variety of small game and upland bird species hunting season. Bird hunters can look forward to setting out for mourning dove; sora and virginia rail; snipe; early Canada goose; blue, ruffed, and sharp-tailed grouse; and in some areas, sandhill crane. Small game hunters can pursue cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare; and red, gray and fox squirrel.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department forecasts an average to good hunting season for upland game birds due to moisture conditions across the state. Cottontail hunting is projected to be excellent, but hunters are advi...


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