Wyoming Hunting News

Preference Point Error on Refund Check Stubs
Moose and bighorn sheep hunters who have applied every year since the preference point system began in 1995, are alerted they indeed have accrued 10 preference points – not zero as printed on their refund check stub.
New Theory Supports Indirect Transmission of CWD Possible in Mule Deer
A team of Colorado and Wyoming researchers has reported that chronic wasting disease can be transmitted through environments contaminated by whole carcasses or excrement of animals infected with the fatal illness.
Hunting Lottery Results Down
The most pivotal day of a big game hunter’s year, and sometimes of his or her outdoor lifetime – license drawings for bighorn sheep, moose, mountain goat, and the bison priority list ranking was held April 28.
Preachers Busted for Poaching
Preachers and poaching companions Earl E. Jenkins and William G. Phillips are doing a lot of praying for themselves these days. They are praying for forgiveness. But forgiveness won’t come cheap for these two poachers.
G&F Commission Meeting April 26-27
Setting Wyoming 2004 big game and bird seasons and quotas highlight the April 26-27 Game and Fish Commission meeting at the G&F Casper Regional Office. The commission will also hear a review of the G&F financial condition and proposed 2005 budget.
Four Firearm Hunting Accidents in 2003
Wyoming suffered four hunting firearm accidents, all nonfatal, in 2003. That was up from two in 2002, but yet below the 20-year average of 6.2.
G&F Commission Meeting
Setting Wyoming 2004 big game and bird seasons and quotas highlight the April 26-27 Game and Fish Commission meeting at the G&F Casper Regional Office.
Vandals Steal Public Access From Everyone
It’s the classic hunter’s and angler’s lament of a “few bad apples” spoiling the whole barrel. But this time the apples may be so rotten that the barrel may keep rolling.
Public Invited to Hear Renowned Wolf Researcher Presentation
Mech is an internationally recognized wolf expert who has conducted landmark research on the species. In addition to the many scientific papers, Mech has published nine books on wolves, including the newly released, “Wolves - Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation” published by the University of Chicago Press.
G&F Hunting Season Meetings
Modest increases in eastern and central Cowboy State antelope and deer licenses, reductions in Jackson, Cody and Lander area moose licenses and setting upland game bird seasons for three years highlight the annual hunting season meetings being held around the state through April 1.