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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Hunting guidelines explained


October 10, 2019

Lisa Morrow

Jasper Morrow and his 4-year-old chocolate lab, Finley, show off their day's worth of quail. Jasper (Morrow) was hunting on property owned by family, and was shooting a 20 gauge shotgun.

Waitsburg, WA-It's October, and, for many people around the area, it means it is time to dust off their rifles, get their licenses and permits squared away, and head out to the fields with the hopes of filling their freezer with venison or elk. Hunting seems simple enough; grab a firearm and go hike around until you find the right buck; but there is much more to it.

For conservation purposes, Washington is split into 6 different regions, and each region is split into smaller sub regions, called Game Management Units (GMU's). The GMU's vary in size, and are very comparable to counties. Seaso...

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