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Montana Wildlife Officials Ask Wyoming to Stop Feeding Elk

Montana wildlife officials are asking their Wyoming counterparts to stop feeding elk following the arrival of chronic wasting disease in the states. The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission sent a letter last week to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission, saying its elk feeding practices could accelerate the spread of the fatal, contagious disease, the Jackson Hole News and Guide reported .... Continue Reading
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Buy Licenses for 2018 Now and Save!

Residents and non-residents can save in the month of December on annual fishing, small game and game bird licenses, and lifetime licenses and stamps for the 2018 season. Many license fees are set to increase on Jan. 1, 2018.  Watercraft registration for one year or three years will also be available for purchase at 2017 rates.... Continue Reading
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Donation Provides 4,848 Acres of Hunting and Fishing Access in WY

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently received a $1,515 donation from the Keep it Public, Wyoming coalition to support hunters and anglers through the Access Yes Program. Access Yes facilitates the partnership between landowners and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to create public hunting and fishing access on private land including Walk-in Fishing and Hunting Areas, Hunter Management Areas and other Game and Fish public access areas.... Continue Reading
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Super Tag Raffle Winners Announced

CHEYENNE – This week, ten hunters received the call of a lifetime from the Wyoming Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott who delivered the news that they had each won a Wyoming Super Tag. The Super Tag raffles, created by Governor Matt Mead and the Wyoming Legislature in 2013, provide hunters additional opportunities to obtain difficult to draw hunting licenses and raise money for  wildlife management in Wyoming.... Continue Reading
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Expanded Hunting Proposed for Jackson Elk Herd

  JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers are considering an expanded early season elk hunt in an area of Jackson Hole where excessive numbers of elk have caused damage to private ranches and a subdivision. Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologists say the idea is to increase the harvest on that portion of the herd to help control its numbers.... Continue Reading