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Wyoming Game and Fish

Hunter’s Education class to begin

A Spring session of Hunter’s Education will take place in Star Valley Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9. The class is under the direction of Chuck Sutter and will be held at the Afton Town Hall from 6-9 p.m….

Sam Gertsch earns prestigious Ultimate Angler Award

◆ Working to legally catch 10 trophy-class fish required 200 days of his time and took him all over the state. Though he had questioned his decision to fish north Pinedale’s Soda Lake that day in October, 2020, Sam Gertsch…

Wolf hunt ends 20 short of limit

PINEDALE (WNE) — The 2020 wolf-hunting season in Wyoming’s trophy game management area closed as the New Year began last week, with only 31 gray wolves taken from a limit of 51. Game and Fish manages gray wolves, which are…

Elk Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Park

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory confirmed on December 16 that an elk in Grand Teton National Park tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The cow elk was harvested by a participant in the park’s elk…

G&F Director Nesvik looks to a promising hunting season

◆ G&F Director calls hunting ‘the ultimate social distancing activity.’ With the start of September comes the start of the fall hunting seasons in some parts of the state. Early archery hunts started with the new month. “Today marks the…

Grizzly bear relocated near Moran

Jackson– At the direction of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated a sub-adult female grizzly bear on July 1, 2020. The bear was captured in association with livestock depredation on…

Dirty campground lures bear, leading to its death

————————- By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Food, garbage and vomit were scattered around a dispersed Darby Canyon campsite early June 14 when state wildlife officials arrived to respond to a report of a…

Game and Fish working to restore Snake River Cutthroat to Game Creek

◆ Game Creek to be treated south of Jackson. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced plans to treat Game Creek south of Jackson. Following the treatment, native Snake River cutthroat trout will be restored to the area, according…

Game and Fish 2019 antelope harvest survey data available

◆ Pronghorn hunters in Wyoming tend to have a high success rate. Provided by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Antelope harvest data from the 2019 hunting season is now available on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department website. The…

Govorner Gordon applauds halt of planned aerial gunning of mountain goats

Governor Mark Gordon expressed his gratitude to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt after the Secretary intervened to call off a planned mountain goat culling through aerial gunning in Grand Teton National Park. The culling was scheduled to begin last…