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Wyoming Game And Fish Department

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Ken Mills holds a cleaned cow moose leg found while tracking wolf kills on Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Gros Ventre Wildnerness. Mills' work for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department involves tracking wolf kills in order to help the department better understand the impact of predatory wolv…

December 17, 2014 6:14 pm

Wyoming Game and Fish: Don't salvage road killed animals

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding people not to pick up any road-killed animals or wildlife parts along the highways.

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Wyoming poaching tips can now be sent by text, phone app

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials have launched a text message and phone application system to help Wyomingites report poaching.

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Wyoming game department reports wasting disease cases

Wyoming game department reports wasting disease cases

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reporting new discoveries of chronic wasting disease in two hunt areas.

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People can watch Wyoming Game and Fish meetings live

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission is now streaming its meetings live over the Internet.

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Wyoming program helps kids raise pheasants

Wyoming program helps kids raise pheasants

ACME, Wyo. — Pheasant hunters trekking into the fields can tip their hats to students at nearly 20 Acme area schools for their help in hatching hundreds of the 28,000 birds to be released this season around the state.

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Tip leads to arrest of Chugwater man for poaching

A tip to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Stop Poaching Hotline helped wildlife investigators apprehend a Chugwater man on multiple counts of taking big-game animals without licenses.

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Wyoming harvest survey uses email for first time

The harvest survey of Wyoming hunters has begun, and this year there's a new twist with email solicitations to complete the survey online.

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Wyoming outdoors: Permits help physically challenged hunters bag game

Wyoming outdoors: Permits help physically challenged hunters bag game

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has some great programs for physically challenged hunters of which many people may not be aware. I have to admit that I hadn’t paid much attention to the programs until I received a newsletter from the Sheridan regional office from Bud Stewart.

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Chronic wasting disease found in more hunt areas

Chronic wasting disease found in more hunt areas

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s chronic wasting disease surveillance program has found CWD, a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk and moose, in a deer from Carbon County in deer Hunt Area 84. Most of the adjoining deer hunt areas have previously documented cases of CWD.

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2 elk poached near Rock Springs

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for information about two cow elk shot and left in elk hunt area 100, the Steamboat elk herd.

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Wyoming hunters reminded to stop at check stations

Wyoming hunters reminded to stop at check stations

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials are reminding hunters, trappers and anglers that they are required to stop at a check station if it is on their normal route, even if they did not kill an animal.

October 16, 2014 9:45 am
Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

JACKSON, Wyo. — A grizzly bear that was removed from a residential area near Jackson late last week was the same one that caused a temporary road closure in Grand Teton National Park last month.

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Wyoming Game and Fish moves grizzly bear

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated a young male grizzly bear that was hanging round residential areas near Jackson.

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Game and Fish stocks golden trout in SE Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Anglers will have a new species of trout to try for in the Pole Mountain area between Cheyenne and Laramie.

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Game and Fish proposes land swap near Arlington

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing a land swap that could improve access to thousands of acres of state and federal land in southern Wyoming near Arlington.

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Wyoming outdoors: Time to offer suggestions on game birds' future

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has been holding public meetings regarding the future of the game bird farms they operate. Each year the bird farms at Sheridan and Yoder raise and release more than 29,000 pheasants on habitat units such as Yellowtail Management Unit and Ocean Lake.

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More poached antelopes found along 50-mile stretch near Casper

More poached antelopes found along 50-mile stretch near Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — Game officials believe a group of people shot multiple pronghorn antelopes with an AK-47 assault-style rifle while driving west of Casper Friday.

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Three trophy mule deer poached near Dayton

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for information concerning the killing of three trophy buck mule deer, whose heads were cut off and bodies left to waste in Sheridan County.

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Game and Fish seeks information on elk poaching

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on the illegal killing of an elk in Albany County.

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