Wildlife

Casper Waters Get Channel Catfish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department stocked nearly 50,000 channel catfish in Casper Region waters in early May. The fish were stocked in local waters like Bryan Stock Trail Reservoir, Big Muddy Pond and Guernsey Slough. The fish were about four inches when stocked and will need a little time to gro…
Game And Fish Reminds The Rules For Record Breaking Fish
Fishing activity will increase during the coming days and one fish record has already been set this year. If 2015 is anything like previous years, several more records will be set this summer and fall. While new records are an annual occurrence, records for some species are not likely to be set anyt…
Wyoming Plan by Itself Won’t Keep Grouse Off List
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Wyoming’s conservation strategy for the greater sage grouse won’t by itself be sufficient to keep the birds off the endangered species list. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe says that’s why s…
Horses and Burros Available for Adoption
  On Friday, May 15, potential adopters can preview the horses and burros that will be available for adoption. The Honor Farm will also offer a free clinic to discuss the gentling program. The clinic will feature demonstrations focusing on catching a horse, advance and retreat, picking up feet,…
Game And Fish Offers Tips For The Fishing Season
As the warmer weather approaches more and more people from both inside and outside Wyoming are taking advantage of the excellent fishing that is available in the Cowboy State. With that increased activity, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to follow regulations. The following are…
Deadline To Apply For Elk Deer And Antelope Tags, June 1st
Wyoming resident and nonresident big game hunters are reminded the deadline to submit applications for limited quota deer, and antelope licenses is June 1. The resident deadline for limited quota elk is also June 1. The nonresident application period for elk was the month of January. The June 1 dead…
Youth Hunting Challenge In Upton Wyoming May 30th
Wyoming high school championships culminate this month with the state hunting championships May 30 in Upton. Officially called the Youth Hunter Education Challenge, this National Rifle Association-sponsored event allows Wyoming hunters 18 and under who have passed hunter education to showcase their …
Ucross Foundation Ranch Designated as Important Bird Area
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The Ucross Foundation ranch has been designated as an important bird area. The distinction is granted by the National Audubon Society and the American Bird Conservancy. It recognizes habitats as crucial for the conservation of bird populations. The groups will work with …

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