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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 …
Bear Hunts Close In Some Areas Of Western Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Black bear hunting in most of the Wyoming and Salt River Ranges has closed for the fall season. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced that hunters have killed their quota of bears in many hunting units in the area. Black bear hunters are responsible for knowing …
Wyoming Game Dept. Urges Caution In Grizzly Country
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging hunters and others who go into bear country to use caution and carry bear spray. Tara Teaschner is Cody information and education specialist for the game department. Teaschner says the department expects an increase in bear-huma…
Yellowstone Park Reminds Public No Hunting Allowed
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at Yellowstone National Park are reminding the public that the park is closed to hunting. Hunting seasons are opening on land surrounding Yellowstone. Park officials say that although most of the park boundary is well marked, hunters are respon…
Game Department: Hunters Must Be Careful With Fire
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is warning hunters to be careful with fire as many people prepare for fall hunting seasons. The game department instructs hunters to check local fire restrictions before leaving for the outdoors. Most counties in the state are under f…
Application Period Open For Pheasant Hunts
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The application deadline for hunters to apply for the Springer and Glendo special pheasant hunts is 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department stated that hunters may apply for the hunts online or through the mail. Hunts at Springer start Oct. 18 and will r…
Wyoming Hunting And Fishing Expo Set In Casper
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The 15th annual Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Hunting and Fishing Expo will be held Sept. 13-15 at the Casper Events Center. The expo is free for all ages. It has more than 150 activities, exhibits, and demonstrations focusing on hunting and fishing in Wyoming&…
Hunting Preference Points On Sale Through Sept. 30
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish will accept applications to purchase preference points intended to help hunters draw permits for bighorn sheep and other species through Sept. 30. Preference points can improve the odds of resident and nonresident hunters seeking l…

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