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By Gregory R.C. Hasman
Rocket Miner Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Feb. 8- On the trail of the hunt: bill to enable dogs to search for big game

ROCK SPRINGS - A bill that would allow hunters to use a blood trailing dog to track big game has the support of local legislators and outdoors groups.

 

February 7, 2019

ROCK SPRINGS - A bill that would allow hunters to use a blood trailing dog to track big game has the support of local legislators and outdoors groups.

Rep. Stan Blake, D-Green River, who is the main sponsor of House Bill 73, said he got the idea from a Facebook conversation he had with his former high school classmate.

"He wondered why he wasn't able to use dogs to try and find and recover wounded big game animals," Blake said. "He said that Utah and Idaho allow it, as does every other state connected to Wyoming. I told him I would look into it and decided that it was a good idea."

The bill...



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