Wyoming Hunting News

Western Sportsmen Wish to See Game Habitat Protected
Western sportsmen want to see fish and game habitat protected as energy extraction continues. Most hunters and anglers believe unchecked drilling will impact wildlife.
Experts Reaffirm Boone and Crockett Club Position on Wolves
Following presentations by some of the nation's leading wolf authorities, the Boone and Crockett Club yesterday reaffirmed its position that gray wolves should be delisted and managed as a game species by the states.
Wyoming GFD Confirms CWD Found in Elk Near Sundance
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered for the first time in elk hunt area 117 south of Sundance.
Wyoming Non-Resident Big Game App Booklets Available
Some 56,000 nonresident big game application booklets for the 2009 hunting seasons are being mailed out this week along with 60,000 postcards to nonresidents who applied online.
BLM Scraps Wyoming Energy Leases Following Protests
In response to widespread objections and numerous official protests, including one filed by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, the Bureau of Land Management withdrew vast tracts of prime fish and wildlife habitat from its December 2 lease sale, the TRCP announced today.
TRCP Leads Protests Against Wyoming Energy Leases
As the Bureau of Land Management advances plans to lease important fish and wildlife habitat in Wyoming, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and others have responded with protests amidst concerns that energy development as proposed could negatively affect sporting opportunities in areas that include Little Mountain, a popular outdoor destination.
Wyoming GFD Gray Wolf Management
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host public information gathering meetings and a public comment period to finalize an emergency rule regarding gray wolf management in Wyoming.
Wyoming Wildlife Violator Compact a Useful Tool
Since the 1990s, wildlife enforcement officers have had an effective tool to assist in the prevention and enforcement of game law violations.
Wyoming Limited Quota Tags Available
The Wyoming Game and Fish reports that some limited quota licenses are still available for elk, deer and antelope. Licenses are available for both resident and nonresident hunters.
5 Common Violations for Wyoming Hunters
Every year as hunting seasons get underway, Game and Fish offices receive numerous questions about various game laws and what hunters can and cannot do while in the field.