CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is conducting a survey of deer hunters around the state.

The state agency plans to contact 2,400 deer hunters in its first such survey since 2005. Both resident and nonresident hunters will be polled.

Susan Boston with Game and Fish says it's valuable for the department to get information and feedback from hunters.

The survey will ask hunters what sorts of things affect the quality of their hunts. Hunters also will be asked questions about mule-deer hunting opportunities.

A survey of elk hunters is planned in November.