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Chronic wasting disease has been discovered in the Bighorn Basin once again, with an elk testing positive for the fatal disease near Basin and Greybull. Wyoming Game and Fish confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in a new elk hunt area in the Bighorn Basin. While this isn’t a surprising discovery, it shows that…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — If Bob Geringer had another shot, he says he wouldn’t have pulled the trigger. The 79-year-old Salol, Minnesota, man had been in Jackson Hole for several days while out on his first-ever elk hunt. Checking out a new-to-him area alongside the scenic Snake River on a recent morning, Geringer and two…

Bighorn Basin residents are being asked to be part of the solution to chronic wasting disease by attending the meetings held this week by Wyoming Game and Fish. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites hunters, landowners, and other interested persons to attend one of two public meetings to discuss chronic wasting disease (CWD) and…

Bighorn Basin residents are being asked to join the discussion on chronic wasting disease by attending Wyoming Game and Fish meetings in Greybull and Worland. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites hunters, landowners, and other interested persons to attend one of two public meetings to discuss chronic wasting disease (CWD) and potential management options…

While riding their bikes at Rocky Mountain National Park, the bikers were stopped by a herd of elk. Rocky Mountain National Park is home to almost 3,200 elk during the summer months of the year while Yellowstone see a summer population of 10,000 to 20,000 elk. This video from Facebook has reach around 30,ooo reactions and…

While many people are aware and alert to avoid hitting elk in Yellowstone, park officials are keen to make sure nobody runs over or is run over by an elk. Summer tourism continues to swell in Yellowstone National Park. With the park on track to reach record-high attendance, people and vehicles flood the park’s literal…

 Wyoming hunters will be hunting through their emails today to see if they will be pursuing deer, antelope, or birds during the hunting season of Fall 2021. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will release draw results for resident elk and resident and nonresidents deer, antelope, fall turkey, and sandhill crane licenses on the morning…

If you are an avid elk hunter in Wyoming, we have great news for you! The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Wednesday approved nearly 2000 additional elk licenses. There are an estimated 110,000 elk which is about one for every six people in the state and that’s not counting the thousands of calves that…

Another fearsome disease has found its way into the heart of one of Wyoming’s protected places and greatest controversies. Wyoming Game and Fish has confirmed that an elk in Grand Teton National Park has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease on Dec. 16. The department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory ran samples from a cow elk harvested…

Now here’s a sight that’s unique to the west… A driver near Deer Lodge Montana recently captured a video of a large herd of elk attempting to cross a road. The driver had stopped in order to let them cross. Midway through the crossing, the fence the elk were jumping snapped, causing them to get…


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