Wyoming Hunting News

Penalties Severe for Illegal Wyoming License Purchase
One of the more common violations of Wyoming Game and Fish laws is the illegal purchase of resident hunting and fishing licenses by persons who are not residents of Wyoming. The motivating factor for these purchases is financial as there is a substantial difference in cost between the two license types.
Wyoming Moose Poachers Handed Stiff Sentences
Although the violator claimed he launched the arrow accidentally on Sept. 5, 2009, the mature bull moose was still killed south of Lander and the contended accident had nothing to do with all the meat being wasted.
Wyoming State Hunting Championships May 8th
Of all high school state championships - football, golf, soccer, speech/debate, track and field, etc. - none are more "Wyoming" than the state hunting championships.
Two Wyoming Men Lose Hunting Privileges for Nine Years
Kristopher S. Schortmann of Sheridan and Cory Tasler of Dayton were ordered to pay $7,010 in fines and restitution and had their hunting and fishing privileges suspended for a combined nine years as a result of illegally shooting a buck mule deer after the season closed and for illegally purchasing resident licenses in Wyoming over a three-year period.
Wyoming BOW Event in June
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants Wyoming women to pick up their camera, fishing pole or shotgun and experience the outdoors through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman camp this June.
Wyoming Nonresident Hunter Apps Due Feb. 1st
With the coming of the New Year also comes the first application periods for the upcoming hunting seasons. The Game and Fish is now accepting applications for nonresident elk licenses and resident and nonresident spring turkey licenses for the 2010 hunting seasons.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Wyoming Fines Some That Falsified Dual Residency Information
In a coordinated project with wildlife investigators from Utah, Colorado and Idaho, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has issued more than 120 citations resulting in fines of more than $36,000.
Wyoming G&FC Set Regulations for Shed Antler Collection
Following a series of public meetings the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has enacted a regulation to establish a season for the collection of shed antlers and horns on public lands west of the Continental Divide.
Two Wyoming Poachers Fined and Lose Privileges
A father and son from Gillette have been sentenced to more than $11,000 in fines and have had hunting and fishing privileges suspended as a result of the poaching of a trophy mule deer near Gillette.