Wyoming Game and Fish

Wyoming Game And Fish Holds Meeting For Hunter Input
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites hunters to attend a public meeting designed to gather input and to hear hunters’ suggestions on what is working and not working for them in relation to current hunting seasons. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Casper Game and F…
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…
Surveys Show Improved Deer Numbers In The Black Hills
Deer Hunters heading out to the Black Hills can expect better than anticipated numbers of animals this fall. In a recent survey, Wyoming Game and Fish biologists and wardens counted about 30 percent more white-tailed compared to last year, despite drought and the effects of disease. “Basicall…
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…
Information Sought In Casper Mountain Deer Poaching
A mule deer poached on the back side of Casper Mountain off of Circle Drive this weekend has Wyoming Game and Fish officials looking for information. Robin Kepple at the Casper Area offices says the buck deer was shot near where the pavement ends on the south side of the mountain. The location is cl…
Wyo. Game and Fish Discusses Common Hunting Violations
Hunting season is underway for most small game in Wyoming. Multiple large game seasons are looming as well. Wyoming Game and Fish is reminding hunters about rules and regulations they say are often overlooked. Game and Fish spokesperson Robin Kepple says one common infraction stems from improper tag…
Wildfire Benefits Significant For Flora And Fauna
No significant dispersal of wildlife off of Casper Mountain have been documented due to the Sheepherder Hill Fire. “Most of the wildlife that occupy Rocky Mountain ecosystems have evolved and can adapt to fire. So generally speaking, they’re pretty good at avoiding wildfire. The one on…
Info Sought On Casper Deer Poaching
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on a mule deer that was shot within Casper city limits. The young buck deer was found dead near the intersection of 14th and Lincoln Streets last Wednesday. The Game Warden for east Casper, Aaron Kerr,  says they believe the animal was…
Wyoming Elk Hunters Can Now Buy Up To 3 Licenses In One Season
Wyoming elk hunters can now purchase three licenses in a single season. Effective immediately, Wyoming elk hunters can now have up to three elk licenses in select elk hunt areas across the state. In addition to purchasing one full price elk license and one reduced price cow/calf elk license or two r…
Game Dept. Urges Ranchers To Water Wildlife
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging ranchers and other landowners to consider leaving water in their tanks to help wildlife in the current drought even after they move their livestock off the land. Laramie Game Warden Bill Haley says many areas inhabited by wil…

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