Dewayne Griffith and George Noyes

Dewayne Griffith, left, and George Noyes prepare to skin and quarter a moose Thursday afternoon on 17th Street.

Hunting seasons in southeast Wyoming are shaping up to be strong for most species, thanks to good habitat conditions during the past few years.

Corey Class, regional wildlife coordinator for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, said elk and mule deer herds have experienced positive fawn and calf ratios, and forage levels benefitted from a wet spring. Fawn and calf ratios are the number of fawns or calves per 100 does in a herd.

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