Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Virginia State News

October 29, 2013

Bedford County coyote lottery begins Wednesday

BEDFORD, Va. —  Hunters and trappers can win cash prizes for killing coyotes in Bedford County.

The county’s coyote lottery begins Wednesday and runs through mid-March.

The News & Advance reports that participants receive a lottery entry for each coyote killed. There’s no limit on entries.

The top prize is $2,000. Second prize is $1,000, followed by prizes of $500 and $200.

A drawing is set for March 15 at noon at Bedford’s Central Virginia Community College center.

County officials launched the lottery last year. Nearly 100 coyotes were killed.

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