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Wyoming Game and Fish still working to delist the grizzly bear as an endangered species

Wyoming Game and Fish Director Brian Nesvick joined SVI to give some updates on how the state is still working to get the grizzly bear delisted as an endangered species. He says Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon filed a petition to…

Swift Creek slide muddies the waters for Salt River anglers

One person watching the weeks of muddy waters flow into Star Valley’s main river is avid angler and writer Paul Stauffer. No person knows more about the history of Star Valley’s waterways than the author of A History of Fishing…

Leftover draw offers second chance at a hunting license

There’s one more chance to get a limited-quota elk, deer and antelope license through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s leftover license draw. Residents and nonresidents have five days to enter. The application period is open Monday, June 19 through…

Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approves 2023 hunting seasons

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission met in Casper April 17-18 to approve the annual hunting season regulations and quotas. After hearing season presentations and reviewing public comments, the Commission passed the 2023 hunting season regulations and quotas. As a…

Wildlife managers look to slash Grand Teton elk hunt by more than 90%

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — This fall, wildlife managers are planning to offer 90% fewer tags to hunt elk in Grand Teton National Park. In 2022, they offered 475 tags. This year, they’re…

Grizzlies on the move

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — A Yellowstone National Park wildlife biologist on a radio telemetry flight Tuesday observed the first grizzly bear of 2023 to emerge from hibernation. The adult bear, estimated at 300-350…

Whopper winter wallops wildlife

By Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile.com Forced downhill by deep snow, hordes of elk, deer and antelope trying to survive the winter are congregating in highway corridors in southern and western Wyoming. A WyoFile reporter caught images of all three species of…

Avian flu suspected of killing carnivore in Wyoming 

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — The first suspected case of avian flu killing a mammal in Wyoming has been sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wildlife lab for verification. A red fox, one…

Hunting applications open Jan. 3 for six big game and turkey

The ringing in of the new year signals the opening of hunting applications for many hunters. At 8 a.m. on Jan. 3 the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will open applications for six big game species and wild turkey. Resident…

Seven landowners were recognized as the 2022 landowners of the year by Game and Fish.

Cheyenne – For nearly three decades the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has recognized landowners who have demonstrated outstanding wildlife management and implemented habitat improvement and conservation techniques on their properties with the landowner of the year awards. These stewards…