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Hunters are being asked to assist the National Park Service in a unique mission – culling mountain goats to save bighorn sheep in Grand Teton National Park. Grand Teton National Park is continuing a multi-year program to eradicate non-native mountain goats as part of a management plan to conserve Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep’s native and…

If anyone wants the privilege to hunt a Wyoming bison courtesy of Governor Gordon, all it takes is a $10 entry for a statewide raffle. For the third year, Governor Mark Gordon is donating a wild bison license to support Wyoming wildlife conservation. The license – only open to Wyoming residents – will be issued…

 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…

It appears Wyoming mule deer populations are simultaneously more restricted and diverse than biologists believed – and it’s all in their genes. A University of Wyoming-led study determined the state’s mule deer are more diverse than previously believed. After studying deer genetics and behaviors, scientists determined northern, southern, and western Wyoming have their own district…

The 2021 Wyoming Legislature passed several bills making changes to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department laws and regulations that benefit Wyomingites. The department has summarized the notable Game and Fish-related bills passed in the recent legislative session, how they will impact Wyomingites, and the next steps for implementation. All the bills listed will go…

After winter droughts and sudden spring storms, Wyoming Game and Fish hopes to temporarily lessen hunting to allow pronghorn numbers to bounce back. Wyoming remains the home to more pronghorn than any western state. Last year, pronghorn hunters reported an 88% harvest success rate, and wardens and biologists strive to maintain a high-quality hunting experience for…

Once again, big game is big money for conservation as Governor Mark Gordon celebrates another million dollars raised to support Wyoming wildlife. The Wyoming Governor’s Big Game License Coalition has finalized 2020 fundraising numbers and reports raising nearly $1.1 million for Wyoming wildlife conservation efforts. The funds were generated through the sale of the Wyoming…

2020 was far from ideal for most Wyoming residents, but sage grouse took it as an opportunity to hold steady without having to wing it. Wyoming Game and Fish reports their preliminary data – collected with the assistance of hunters – shows sage grouse populations held steady in 2020. For delicate populations under many pressures,…

The dangerous disease has been found in a hunt area northwest of Cody, an unfortunate but not unexpected development given its spread across the Bighorn Basin. The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish has confirmed that chronic wasting disease is present in yet another Bighorn Basin region – Hunt Area 109, northwest of Cody. Deer…

Disclaimer: There is a very brief moment of strong language in this video. Here in Wyoming, we have plenty of grizzlies, but our neighbors in Canada have their fair share as well. A hunter that was out looking for deer encountered a family of grizzlies on a backroad, and when the driver was spotted the…


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