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Game & Fish Trapping Wolves, Grizzly Bears
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has begun trapping wolves and grizzly bears in western Wyoming. The idea behind the trapping is to help monitor the wolves and bears. The agency is trapping wolves this summer in the northern Wind River Mountains and Gros Ventre (groh…
May 31 Is Online Hunting Application Deadline
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The deadline for Wyoming residents to apply online for limited-quota elk, deer, and antelope licenses is May 31. The deadline for hunters to submit paper applications is May 15. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says that paper applications must be received by the Che…
More Cuts To Wyoming Game & Fish?
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Game and Fish Department Director Scott Talbott says the agency faces another round of budget cuts unless lawmakers increase its funding. Talbott told a legislative committee Wednesday that the agency will have to slash $1.5 million to $2 million from its fiscal …
Wyoming Game & Fish Issues New Boat Regulations
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has devised new regulations on boat inspections intended to keep harmful aquatic invasive species such as zebra and quagga mussels from entering the state. The regulations require any watercraft transported into Wyoming from March 1 t…
Wyoming Suspends Youth Conservation Camp
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is suspending this year’s Youth Conservation Camp and Forever Wild Educator Workshops for at least a year. The camp planning team has decided to take a year off to make the programs more relevant. The programs are designed to all…
Game And Fish Warns Dry Year Could Harm Deer
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Biologists with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department warn that dry conditions in Wyoming this year are leaving wildlife susceptible to high mortality this winter. The game department reports that plant growth has been low because of lack of moisture. That’s caused…
Wyoming Game & Fish Conducting Harvest Surveys
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — With some big game seasons winding down in Wyoming, the state Game and Fish Department is conducting its annual harvest survey. The department contracts with a company named Tetra Tech to conduct surveys for antelope, deer and elk harvests. Over the past week some 107,00…
Wyoming Leftover Big Game Licenses Go Fast
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state Game and Fish Department says its leftover Wyoming big game hunting licenses went fast. Leftover full-price elk, deer, and antelope licenses went on sale at 8 a.m. on July 10, and reduced price cow/calf elk and doe fawn deer and antelope licenses were released …
G&F Plans Meeting On Afton Elk Herd
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans a public meeting in Afton this month to discuss the local elk population. The game department says it’s reviewing its population objective for the Afton elk herd. The department reviews all elk herd populations every five …

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