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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Hunters, avoid the waterways

WDFW officers would like to remind that disposing of animal carcasses in waterways is not an acceptable method


December 17, 2020

WAITSBURG—Most big game hunting seasons have come to a close. As hunters finish processing their deer and elk, reports of animal carcasses disposed of by hunters in the Touchet River have begun coming in.

Hunters who do not have access to fields or ditches to dump their game carcasses may be tempted to leave the remains in rivers or other waterways, with hopes that the carcass will wash away. Wildlife officers would like to remind hunters that there are many options to dispose of the unusable remains, like bones and hides, but the water is never the answer.

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