The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking turkey hunters to take a few minutes and participate in the harvest survey now underway for the 2013 fall turkey season.
Game and Fish is mailing 1,741 surveys to both resident and nonresident hunters who held both general and limited quota fall turkey licenses. The surveys can be completed online or by filling out the form and mailing it in. Hunter survey coordinator Gail Sheridan said the online method is more efficient.
“Each survey letter has instructions for completing the questions online and a password that must be entered to complete the survey,” Sheridan said. “By completing this online, it saves the Game and Fish money in postage and processing and speeds up the procedure to compile survey results. But, regardless of the method used, it is important that the survey is completed.”
The Game and Fish emphasizes it is very important for all surveys to be completed even if the hunter was unsuccessful or did not go hunting. Biologists use information from the survey to monitor populations and recommend hunting seasons. Hunters who held multiple turkey licenses are asked to provide information for each license on their survey. (Contact Gail Sheridan307-777-4567)