Hunting

A bill that would allow hunters to use a blood trailing dog to track big game has the support of local legislators and outdoors groups. Rep. Stan Blake, D-Green River, who is the main sponsor of House Bill 73, said he got the idea from a Facebook conversation he had with his former high school…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission held its January meeting in Cheyenne this week. The volunteer board voted on several topics and had other substantial discussions related to Wyoming’s fish and wildlife. At this meeting, the commission directed Game and Fish to draft proposed regulations and take them out for public comment. Specifically, the Commission…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports another increase in hunting applications from both residents and non-residents last year. Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott says the hunting opportunities in Wyoming are sought after because of the high-quality wildlife, access and the experience with friends and family. Talbott says the agency thanks hunters for their…

A new year and new changes for fishing, small game, game bird and fur bearer license holders. Beginning in 2019, no matter when you buy a new license, it will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date, giving hunters an entire year of hunting and recreation, instead of the old rule of the…

Authorities have released the names of two people who died at the scene of a house fire in central Wyoming. The Riverton Ranger reports 64-year-old Barry Fuller and 57-year-old Brenda Fuller were found in the burning home in Shoshoni last Sunday. A neighbor smelled and saw smoke coming from the roof of the house and…

  Guardian Flight and the AirMedCare Network Membership program are hosting three question and answer Town Hall Sessions for Washakie County residents. The sessions are available for anyone who wishes to talk one-on-one with a network representative or have questions about the program answered. All meetings are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first…

  For the last two decades, Worland Game Warden Matt Lentsch has been active within the community of Worland helping young hunters sharpen their skills related to hunting, or mentoring them on their first hunts. In 2000, he founded the Paintrock Hunter Mentor Program which is focused on recruiting youth into hunting and providing opportunities…

**GET OUT AND VOTE** Voter registration figures show strong support for Republican-dominated governance when Wyoming voters head to the polls Tuesday. Republicans outnumber Democrats by more than 4-to-1. Democrats now account for just 16 percent of Wyoming voters, down from 26 percent a decade ago. A former Wyoming House minority leader from Cheyenne, Mary Throne,…

Hunters have until October 31, 2018 to purchase preference points for the 2019 hunt season. Preference points can be purchased online through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department website or any Game and Fish office. Quote, “Preference points can help better odds of drawing some species and hunt areas. Drawing odds for all species and…

If you were born after 1966, a Hunter Education course is required before you head to the field. Those interested in hunting, but who may be unsure if it will be a fun one-time experience or a lifelong passion can take advantage of a special Wyoming Game and Fish program. The Wyoming Game and Fish…


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