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Hunting is big business in Cody, Wyoming. Gunwerks, a renowned rifle manufacturer in town, works hard to make every hunt successful. They offer a wide range of products and services such as ready-to-ship rifle systems and advanced ballistics training. One of the company’s first patents was a ballistic turret designed to make long-range shots easier.…

As hunting season approaches, Wyoming Game and Fish is visiting Bighorn Basin communities to get public input on any changes to rules or dates. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct six open-house meetings throughout the Bighorn Basin and one final meeting in Cody to discuss 2022 hunting season proposals for small game, game…

During its 150th year, Yellowstone National Park is revaluating its management of bison herds to reflect the latest science and reduce future slaughter. The National Park Service (N.P.S.) announced a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (E.I.S.) for a Bison Management Plan at Yellowstone National Park. The N.P.S. introduces a broad range…

Wyoming Game and Fish is hosting two meetings in Park County to discuss the management of two mule deer herds living in northwest Wyoming. Mule deer management is a top priority in Wyoming, especially with new migration initiatives and the persistent spread of chronic wasting disease. As biologists study and manage local herds, the public’s…

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Twenty of Yellowstone National Park’s renowned gray wolves roamed from the park and were shot by hunters in recent months — the most killed by hunting in a single season since the predators were reintroduced to the region more than 25 years ago, according to park…

Sage grouse numbers remain in flux in Wyoming, as early analysis suggests there were declines in reproduction during 2021 which will affect populations in 2022. Wyoming Game and Fish released an early assessment of 2021’s sage grouse numbers. Based on those numbers, there are indications sage grouse reproduction declined slightly in the last year. Wings…

Conservation groups are seeking a five-mile “buffer zone” around Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and national forests where the hunting of wolves would be forbidden. The organization Footloose Montana is enlisting the aid of other conservation groups for a new boundary in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. According to their website, Footloose Montana is “a grassroots organization” that…

The Cody-based rifle manufacturer Gunwerks is helping promote the Wyoming Super Tag Raffle by donating a custom-made firearm as a potential prize. Wyoming Game and Fish is promoting a unique opportunity as part of its efforts to support conservation thru hunting. Throughout October, hunters can buy a ticket and enter a raffle within a raffle.…

First responders in Washakie County deal with a tragic situation after an accidental shooting during a hunting excursion leads to a California man’s death. The Washakie County Sheriff’s Office and Worland Police Department shared an update on a tragic incident near Ten Sleep. Washakie County Sheriff Steven Rakness published information on the incident on the…

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…


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