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 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…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials believe Wyoming remains free of invasive zebra mussels three months after the mollusks turned up in aquarium products shipped into the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and state Department of Agriculture have been using DNA testing to monitor sewer systems for zebra mussels and the similarly invasive…

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…

As part of an ongoing research study, biologists with Wyoming Game and Fish are asking Bighorn Basin residents to report sightings of a rare turtle. The spiny softshell turtle is one of the largest turtles in the Bighorn Basin and North America. They have a soft, flat, rubbery outer shell, and females can grow up…

If you’ve ever wanted to flex your muscles at identifying invasive critters, Wyoming Game and Fish has a free training session right up your alley. The Cody region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering training for members of the public to become certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspectors. The training will…

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…

Wyoming Game and Fish’s new Cody office – designed with community engagement in mind – is ready to break ground and start construction. The ground will be broken for the new Cody regional office later this week. For the Wyoming Game and Fish, this is the culmination of a decade of planning for a “community…

An adult male grizzly was captured and relocated out of the Meeteetse area this week in a continued attempt to avoid incidents between bears and cows. Wyoming Game and Fish captured the grizzly on April 26 in an area west of Meeteetse. This bear wasn’t involved in any incidents. The capture occurred while the department…

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…

Wyoming Game and Fish captured a beef-hungry grizzly outside Meeteetse and relocated it outside Cody, placing the year’s first bear affair entirely in Park County. At the direction of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on Sunday, April 11. The…


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