Wyoming Hunting News

Wyoming Non Resident Hunters Need to Consider Preference Points
Should I apply for only a preference point? Do I apply for just a license or should I apply for both? These are questions nonresident hunters will need to answer as the new deer, elk, and antelope application periods draw near.
Wyoming Hunter Bags 20 Year Old Cow Elk
When elk hunter Terry Fass shot a cow elk up the West Fork of the Smith's Fork south of Mountain View he had no idea the elk was tagged during a research project over 19 years ago.
Wyoming Recommending Against Winter Range Exceptions
With word of requests for exceptions from big game winter range closures by natural gas companies in the Pinedale area, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is recommending the Bureau of Land Management deny the requests based on poor forage production this past summer.
Wyoming Grizzly Still on Track For Delisting
At the Oct. 10-11 meeting of Greater Yellowstone Area grizzly bear managers in Jackson, the message was loud and clear about the future of the threatened species.
Wyoming Proposing Bighorn Sheep Transplant
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing to transplant 45 bighorn sheep from Montana to the Laramie Peak area west of Wheatland.
Wyoming Asks Hunters to Cover Their Game
Only one "hot dog" on a sports team can send the spectators home thinking the whole team was a bunch of "show offs." The same is true of hunters.
Wyoming Hunters Warned to Look for Bears
Whitebark pine cone production was abundant this summer, according to the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team - which is good news for bears and people.
Wyoming Game and Fish Sets Preference Point Application Period
A new Wyoming Game and Fish Commission Rule, outlined in Chapter 44, established a new preference point only application period.
Fall Turkey Licenses Still Available in Wyoming
The drawing for fall turkey licenses was held Aug. 23 and licenses are leftover in all limited quota areas and will be available first-come, first-served to residents and nonresidents Sept. 15.
Wyoming Hunting Forecast Suffering From Dry Spring and Summer
After having a reprieve from the drought last year, dry conditions are back vexing Wyoming and impacting 2006 hunting prospects.