Wyoming Hunting News

CWD Found in Wyoming Deer Hunt Area 42
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk and moose, has been discovered for a second time in a deer hunt area this fall, bringing the known total of CWD areas in the Big Horn Basin to nine.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
RMEF Reminds Hunters of Altitude Sickness
Flu is on everyone's mind this autumn. So for hunters who start feeling lousy upon arrival in elk camp, the diagnosis may seem obvious.
Wyoming Hunters Urged Caution in Beetle-Kill Areas
The US Forest Service is asking hunters to take extra precautions this upcoming hunting season, especially in areas affected by the mountain pine beetle epidemic.
Senators Fight Ban of Traditional Ammo in National Parks
A letter signed by numerous United States senators to Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raising important questions about actions by the National Park Service (NPS) to ban the use of traditional ammunition in parks . . .
Moose Populations Declining in Wyoming
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking moose hunters to provide information on their hunt and have their harvested animal examined to help wildlife managers better understand the decline of moose populations in Wyoming.
New Wildlife Laws Passed in Wyoming
Several new laws regarding Wyoming's wildlife were passed by the 2009 Wyoming Legislature and went into effect this summer.
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Wyoming Depredation Season Apps Now Being Accepted
Resident and nonresident hunters interested in being on the priority list for possible big game depredation prevention seasons are alerted they must apply directly for each species to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office in the region where participation is desired.
Wyoming Adds 50,000 New Acres for Hunting
Wyoming hunters will have more than 50,000 new acres of walk-in access to private lands this year and four new Hunter Management Areas that offer hunting for big game including elk, deer and antelope as well as a variety of upland bird species, waterfowl and small game and predators.