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WY House Faces Final Vote On Hunting Silencers
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming House is set to take a final vote on whether to allow silencers on guns used for hunting in the state. The House amended the bill earlier this week to specify that silencers could be used for hunting predators and small game but not for big-game species such …
House To Hear Bill To Allow Silencers For Hunting
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming House of Representatives is set to hear a bill that would allow hunters to use silencers. Sen. Ogden Driskell of Devils Tower introduced the bill in the Senate after an identical bill died earlier this session in a House committee. Wyoming is one of the few w…
Deer, Wildlife to Likely Struggle Through 2013 Winter
It could be an extremely difficult winter for wildlife in Wyoming. On the heels of one of the driest summers on record, and with snowpack levels currently below average, officials with Wyoming Game and Fish say population levels could drop significantly after this winter for mule deer and other Wyom…
Grey Wolf Hunting Season Close to Ending in Wyoming
The controversial trophy hunt for grey wolves in northwestern Wyoming is approaching its last month. Wyoming Game and Fish closed the Fish Creek Wolf Management Unit north of Jackson to hunting on Saturday. Game and Fish will close all wolf management areas to hunting on Dec. 31. Eric Keszler, an in…
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 Game and Fish Touts Program for Novice Hunters
With large and small game hunting seasons well underway in many areas of Wyoming, officials with Wyoming Game and Fish are championing what they say is a “try before you buy” option for those thinking about getting into the sport of hunting. Robin Kepple, an information officer with Wy…
Sweetwater Poaching Investigated by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Photo: banspy, pixlr.com) The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that six elk were recently poached in Sweetwater County. The agency says the poaching occurred in two areas on Aspen Mountain, south of Rock Springs. Two yearling bull elk were shot and left to rot in one area, while a bull and …

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