CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some of Wyoming's most powerful and influential women are coming together in early October for their first run at what they hope will be a long-standing tradition: an antelope hunt for women only.

For roughly 70 years, the Wyoming One Shot Antelope Hunt has drawn hunters from around the world to Lander every fall. But the One Shot is for men only.

The new Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt, which will be centered at a ranch southeast of Sheridan, will give 50 women a chance to hunt and spend time together.

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead recently announced she will participate. And Rep. Cynthia Lummis, who holds the state's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, also plans to be there.

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