Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Hunters Could Win Prizes for CWD Samples
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again asking for hunters to provide lymph node samples from their harvested deer and elk this fall to test for CWD.
In return, hunters may be eligible to win thousands of dollars in hunting gear...
Wyoming Game and Fish Update Trapping Information
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released information on trapping in its annual trapping brochure, which includes expanded guidance for trappers, They have also launched a new website to educate all those who enjoy the outdoors about trapping...
Anglers Asked to Adjust Practices Due to Heat
Due to high air temperatures and drought conditions causing streams and rivers to flow with less water and at warmer water temperatures, anglers are asked to modify their fishing practices.
Warmer water temperatures can affect fish survival, especially trout, who experience increased mortality at pro…
Gov. Gordon Announces Winner of Wild Bison Raffle
Governor Mark Gordon has recently announced the winner of the 2021 Wyoming Governor's Wild Bison raffle. This year's winner was Michael Lenz of Alpine.
This is the second year in which Governor Gordon has donated a bison license to support Wyoming wildlife conservation.
Gover...
Wyoming’s Turkey History
Though the turkey is a staple of the Thanksgiving meal, hunters in Wyoming could not harvest the wild turkey until 1955.
Since then, the fall and spring season is full of hunters stalking these birds to provide food for their families.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has presented the history of …

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