Recent Ban lifted in Sheridan Co. WY

With recent precipitation received in the area, Game and Fish personnel have lifted the fire ban on Wyoming Game and Fish Commission-owned and managed lands in Sheridan County and on the Sand Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA) in Crook County. These areas include the Tongue River Canyon Public Access Area and the Amsden and…

Recent Ban lifted in Sheridan Co. WY

With recent precipitation received in the area, Game and Fish personnel have lifted the fire ban on Wyoming Game and Fish Commission-owned and managed lands in Sheridan County and on the Sand Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA) in Crook County. These areas include the Tongue River Canyon Public Access Area and the Amsden and…

SE WY Pheasant Hunt Opportunities

Pheasant hunters have a lot to look forward to this year, including an extended Springer Special Pheasant Hunt and plenty of birds from the Downar Game Bird. The normal 16-day Springer Special Pheasant Hunt has been extended to 23 days this year, and an extra youth-only day has been added. The Springer Special opens Thursday…

SE WY Pheasant Hunt Opportunities

Pheasant hunters have a lot to look forward to this year, including an extended Springer Special Pheasant Hunt and plenty of birds from the Downar Game Bird. The normal 16-day Springer Special Pheasant Hunt has been extended to 23 days this year, and an extra youth-only day has been added. The Springer Special opens Thursday…

SE MT Check Station Report

Saturday, Oct. 10, marked the rifle season opener for antelope and the opener for pheasants. Check stations operating around southeastern Montana on Sunday saw a lot of hunter traffic. Antelope openers in this region often coincide with big storms. That didn’t happen, but conditions were still unusual. Saturday brought unseasonably hot temperatures, and Sunday saw…

Wyoming Alternate Elk Hunts

Anyone with a valid, unused elk hunting license, may apply for permission slips to hunt on the National Elk Refuge (NER) through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Access Yes website. Refuge elk hunting opportunities are made possible by a partnership of the NER and the Game and Fish Access Yes Program. Here is how…

Hunting the Merriam’s Turkey in MT

  The Merriam’s turkey represents one of Montana’s most prized upland game birds. A flock of wild turkeys moving across a hillside studded with ponderosa pine has become an exciting-and permanent-addition to Montana’s wildlife and hunting scene. This serves as a fitting tribute to the sportsmen who worked so hard to insure that introduction of…