Excerpt: WDFW local prospects good
September 10, 2020
WDFW 2020 District Two Hunting Prospects report --- including Whitman, Lincoln and Spokane counties:
Deer and Elk:
Elk in District Two appear to be expanding into new areas, and harvest in Game Management Unit (GMU) 139 (Steptoe) and 142 (Almota) has increased over the last five years. Some of these elk appear to move back and forth between Idaho and Washington, so timing and access to private lands will be the key to successful elk hunting in these GMUs. Complaints of agricultural damage have been on the rise, especially in areas where crops have been recently converted to legumes. Scatte...