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What’s an important tool that helps solve poaching?

There’s one important tool that helps solve poaching crimes in Wyoming: your eyes. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department relies on tips from the public regarding wildlife crimes. Often, these citizen reports open an investigation or solve a case. “Tips from the public are invaluable in the work game wardens and wildlife investigators carry out ...

WHMA Winter Closure date near Arlington, WY has changed

The date for the annual winter closure at the Wick/Beumee Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA) near Arlington has changed. The majority of WHMAs across the state have winter closures or restrictions each year to provide protections for wildlife on their winter ranges. In the past, the Wick WHMA closed on Nov. 16 and remained closed through ...

WHMA Winter Closure date near Arlington, WY has changed

The date for the annual winter closure at the Wick/Beumee Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA) near Arlington has changed. The majority of WHMAs across the state have winter closures or restrictions each year to provide protections for wildlife on their winter ranges. In the past, the Wick WHMA closed on Nov. 16 and remained closed through ...

MT Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees

The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame recently announced the class of inductees for 2020. MHOF was created to honor individuals, both living and deceased, who have made lasting contributions to the restoration and conservation of Montana’s wild animals, places and rivers. The awards also capture the stories of these conservation heroes to enhance p...

MT Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees

The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame recently announced the class of inductees for 2020. MHOF was created to honor individuals, both living and deceased, who have made lasting contributions to the restoration and conservation of Montana’s wild animals, places and rivers. The awards also capture the stories of these conservation heroes to enhance p...

WGFD seeking info. on recent poaching

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about two big game animals taken illegally on the Bridger Teton National Forest on the Hams Fork River. A buck mule deer and a bull moose were taken illegally near the forest boundary between Poison Hollow and the East Fork, most likely late in the first week of November. Anyone with ...

WGFD seeking info. on recent poaching

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about two big game animals taken illegally on the Bridger Teton National Forest on the Hams Fork River. A buck mule deer and a bull moose were taken illegally near the forest boundary between Poison Hollow and the East Fork, most likely late in the first week of November. Anyone with ...

Late October Grizzly Injuries NW MT

On the morning of Oct. 31, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 1 Wildlife Human Attack Response Team responded to a bear attack on timberland near Smith Lake north of Whitefish Lake. FWP received a report of a father and son from the Flathead Valley hunting along a gated road when a grizzly bear charged out of a thick, wooded area al...

Check Stations shut down at end of the Antelope Season

Severe winter weather shut down two out of three big game check stations in southeastern Montana on Sunday, the last day of antelope rifle season. Poor visibility and icy road conditions prompted FWP to cancel biological check stations at Hysham and Mosby. A check station was held at Ashland on Sunday, but the adverse weather greatly reduced h...

Respond to Hunter Surveys in WY & You may win a prize

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants to know how your Wyoming hunt went this year. Many hunters have received, or will begin to receive, a harvest survey via e-mail or the Postal Service. The survey gathers harvest information and feedback on the 2020 hunting season. Hunters’ responses about their season are used in making future wildli...