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Hat Creek Breaks Chokecherry Planting

MANVILLE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to thank the Converse County Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife and the Douglas Archery Club for their recent assistance of planting chokecherry trees in the Hat Creek Breaks. “This is an amazing group of volunteers who invested their own time, money and equipment to help wildlife,” says Willow Hibbs, Douglas wildlife habitat biologist for the Game and Fish.... Continue Reading
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WGFD Catches Hoback Elk Poachers

JACKSON- John Barton of Thayne, WY, and Kurt Bodily of Star Valley Ranch, WY, were recently convicted for their involvement in the illegal shooting of three elk near Hoback Junction, south of Jackson, this past fall. Barton was convicted with taking an over limit of elk and illegally transferring a license to his wife, while Bodily was convicted of failing to tag an elk he shot.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Game and Fish Habitat Areas Provide Recreation Opportunities Opening for Summer

CHEYENNE—With the coming of the summer months, most of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Habitat Management Areas (WHMAs) that were closed to minimize disturbance to wintering deer, elk and other wildlife are opening up for public use. Game and Fish habitat areas typically provide a variety of outdoor opportunities including fishing, hunting, camping, hiking and wildlife viewing.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Game and Fish Seeks Public Input on Big Game Herd Objectives

G&F Wildlife Biologist Tony Mong (right) and Dr. Kevin Monteith (left) get ready to release a collared pronghorn antelope near Wamsutter. GREEN RIVER—The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information meetings to review and discuss big game herd management objectives for the Baggs mule deer herd, Baggs pronghorn antelope herd and the Bitter Creek pronghorn herd.... Continue Reading