Wyoming Hunting News

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.
Young Hunters Encouraged to Compete in Wyoming Challenge
Young hunters are encouraged to showcase their skill at the sixth annual Wyoming Youth Hunter Education Challenge Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Hunting and Fishing Heritage Expo in Casper.
Wyoming Leftover Licenses Go on Sale
Leftover reduced price doe/fawn antelope and deer and cow/calf elk licenses go on sale Aug. 15 at license agents in the respective hunt areas across Wyoming.
U.S. Government Denies Wyoming Petition to Delist Wolves
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it has denied a petition submitted by the State of Wyoming seeking to remove the gray wolf population in the northern Rocky Mountains from the Federal list of threatened and endangered species.
Wyoming Antelope Hunters Permission Slip Drawing Deadline
Antelope hunters with area 37 or 44 licenses in southeast Wyoming, are alerted Aug. 4 is the deadline to enter the drawing for a permission slip for the Monolith Ranch or Lone Tree Creek hunter management areas.
Wyoming Seeks Input on Draft Mountain Lion Management Plan
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released the Draft Mountain Lion Management Plan and is seeking public participation in the review process.
Wyoming Mule Deer Mortality Survey Results
This year mule deer in the Wyoming Range fared better than last year, according to May 6-7 mortality surveys conducted by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and volunteers.
Elk, Deer and Antelope Draw Results Available
For some hunters, the toughest part of the hunt is almost over: drawing the license. For others, the results may bring about as much disappointment as spotting a huge buck, but not getting a shot.
Big Game Stats for 2005
Even with bighorn sheep, elk and antelope hunter success dipping slightly in 2005, hunter success in Wyoming still surpasses most other Rocky Mountain states and continues to be a testament of very good hunting, reports the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
Hunting Lottery Held for Moose, Sheep, and Mountain Goat
This year 760 moose licenses were issued - 632 to residents and 128 to nonresidents. Residents will receive 174 bighorn sheep licenses and nonresidents 58. There are 20 mountain goat licenses with 15 staying in the Cowboy State and five going outside.