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Hunter injured in Wyoming grizzly bear attack

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Game and Fish) are currently investigating a grizzly bear attack. On Saturday morning, a man was injured by a grizzly bear while elk hunting west of Cody,…

Hunters: Win great prizes when you submit a CWD sample

Hunters are critical to monitoring chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Wyoming, a fatal disease that affects moose, elk and deer in the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again asking for hunters to provide lymph node samples…

Game and Fish presents the 2021 Fall Hunt forecast

◆ What does a successful hunt mean to you? Provided by Wyoming Game and Fish CHEYENNE – A successful hunting season can mean a lot of different things. For some hunters, it’s seeing lots of game, but being selective in…

Bear killed after incidents with campers

PINEDALE (WNE) — A Wyoming Game and Fish large-carnivore conflict team on Aug. 29 lethally removed a troublesome male black bear pushing the limits to get human food. Hikers and campers coming out of the Big Sandy and Clear Lake…

Game Warden seeking information on mule deer illegally harvested between Afton and Cokeville

According to Cokeville Game Warden, Cody Schoonover, a large buck mule deer had its head illegally removed and the body hidden on Tuesday morning. “I got a call earlier today about 10 o clock that there was a large mule…

Guide pleads not guilty to hunting charges

PINEDALE (WNE) — Timberline Lodge owner and hunting guide Melanie Peterson pleaded not guilty to 19 charges alleging she violated Wyoming Game and Fish hunting regulations over the past decade. Peterson, who lives in Daniel and Decatur, Texas, appeared via…

Wild Harvest Initiative survey to be conducted

◆ Throughout June, Game and Fish will be surveying hunters and anglers. This is a news release from the Wyoming Game and Fish The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is participating in a study to learn more about the role…

Hunter’s Education class to begin

A Spring session of Hunter’s Education will take place in Star Valley Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18. The class is under the direction of Chuck Sutter and will be held at the Afton Town Hall from 6-9 p.m….

Wyoming Game and Fish report in excess of 300 wolves

Cheyenne -The Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a report this week indicating Wyoming is maintaining wolf numbers at healthy levels by using hunting, which helps hold rancher/wolf conflict numbers down as well. Game and Fish managers say steady gray…

Alpine boat ramp improvements underway

  ◆ Gravel added to parking area, boat docs placed in time for summer recreation. Improvements are underway this week at the boat ramp in Alpine, all designed to prepare the site for increased use expected with an area growing…