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Wyoming Season Setting Proposals

This year’s big game season proposals will be made available to the public via online slideshow presentations beginning on March 25. A live question and answer session with Sheridan Region biologists will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, March 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will not be a formal presentation, but an informal meeting to discuss t...

New Sheridan, WY Wildlife Coordinator

On Feb. 16, Cheyenne Stewart began duties as the Sheridan Region Wildlife Coordinator. Stewart replaces March 12, 2021    Dan Thiele, who retired in November 2020 after a 38-year career with Game and Fish. Stewart joined Wyoming Game and Fish in 2014 as a member of the Brucellosis-Feedground-Habitat group based out of Pinedale. Two years later...

Another year of Success for Wyoming Access Yes

A Wyoming Game and Fish Department program that works with landowners to secure permission for the public to access private lands for hunting and fishing saw another year of success. In 2020, Access Yes opened access to more than 2.6 million acres of land for hunting as well as 4,005 lake acres and 87 stream miles for fishing on otherwise inac...

MT FWP seeks info regarding Vandalism

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking information regarding re-occurring vandalism on private land at Upper Nilan Reservoir near Augusta.   The fence between the county road and Upper Nilan Reservoir has been cut multiple times, most recently between Jan. 30 and Feb. 11. This is private land and the landowner currently provides fishing...

Public Input Saught on WMA Lease

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public input on an environmental assessment that will lead to a proposed agricultural lease on approximately 75 acres of irrigated alfalfa fields on the Beckman Wildlife Management Area near Denton. FWP invites the public to review and comment on the draft EA for the proposal.   FWP is seeking to o...

WYGF Commission meets in Cody March 16-17

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will be meeting in Cody, March 16-17. The public is invited to attend in person or via ZOOM video conferencing and will have a chance to comment on each specific agenda item and can speak to the Commission about any matter, regardless of their attendance method.   For those who would like to attend in perso...

MT Hunter Harvest Surveys Underway

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will begin conducting elk and wolf harvest surveys by phone starting March 1.   FWP will call a sample of more than 100,000 hunters to gather harvest information on last year’s hunt.   The survey asks randomly selected hunters a series of short questions about their hunting effort and harvest succes...

Specific Big Game Lic. App. Deadlines coming up soon in Wyoming

Applications for resident and nonresident bighorn sheep, mountain goat and moose licenses are due to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department before midnight Monday, March 1. The beginning of March also marks the opening of the month-long wild bison application period, closing March 31. All applications must be submitted online. Applicants will ne...

MT FWP Seeks Input on Martinsdale Reservoir Burbot Project

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking input on a proposal to introduce burbot in Martinsdale Reservoir. The goal of the introduction would be to provide future additional angling opportunities at the reservoir.   FWP has stocked the reservoir since 1940, primarily with rainbow trout. It is currently managed as a put-grow-and-take fishe...