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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…

Park County Search and Rescue – at it again! The latest call to the county’s elite rescue team was received on Monday afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., the Park County Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call regarding Walter Zimbelman, a 61-year-old hunter from Fullerton, North Dakota. Zimbelman and two other individuals were hunting and successfully bagged…

With the millions of dollars needed to build a single wildlife overpass, why even bother with such expensive infrastructure? Wyoming Game and Fish director Angi Bruce recently answered that question on the agency’s website. While both Game and Fish WYDOT are hedging their bets and budgets on wildlife overpasses, they acknowledge that building these structures…

The dead whitetail has Wyoming Game and Fish officials seeking information on possible poaching during the weekend of Halloween. A concerned hunter first discovered the carcass and called his discovery into the Cody Game and Fish office. The exact location was north of Garland off Lane 3, which leads to an oilfield east of Highway…

Wyoming Game and Fish wants you to take a bear by the tooth – literally. In addition to other tissue samples, Game and Fish biologists is playing the Tooth Fairy – asking for the donation of teeth from all of Wyoming’s game animals as part of their ongoing wildlife management projects. Tooth-aging coordinator Molly Bredehoft…

Recent incidents between hunters and grizzly bears are now under the joint investigation of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Two incidents occurred in Northwest Wyoming within a few days of each other, and both resulted in human injury and the death of the grizzlies involved. The first…

Wyoming Game and Fish implores this fall’s hunters to prepare their transport and disposal plans for their fall trophies. Not doing so risks the spread of the fatal Chronic Wasting Disease. While most hunters are planning to succeed in their fall hunts, that’s only part of their plan. Game and Fish has transport and disposal…

Make sure you know where you’re hunting. As the Fall 2020 hunting season approaches, Wyoming Game and Fish encourages everyone to review the rules and – most importantly – the boundaries of the Bighorn Basin’s walk-in and hunter management areas. There are 83 hunting walk-in areas and 11 HMAs providing hunters free public hunting access…

Another bear has a new relocated home outside the East Entrance. This Tuesday, another grizzly – this time, a sub-adult male – was captured and relocated from private lands near the Buffalo Fork River drainage northeast of Jackson to the Five Mile Creek drainage, five miles from the East Entrance. This is the third grizzly…

Be very very quiet – its Bighorn Sheep hunting season . . . starting Saturday. Wyoming Game and Fish has announced it’s opening the bighorn sheep hunting season beginning August 1 through August 31 in the Owl Creek drainage portion of Bighorn Sheep Hunt Area 5. This new, earlier hunting date is exclusively for Hunt…


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