Wyoming

WYOMING | Gillette resident,James Potter Jr, breaks state fishing record for freshwater drum

CHEYENNE, WY – For the second time in as many months, a state record-breaking fish has been caught in the Sheridan region.  On July 15, 2018, Gillette resident James Potter Jr. caught a 22.58-pound freshwater drum in Keyhole Reservoir, breaking the existing state record by more than four pounds. Potter and his father in law, … Continue reading WYOMING | Gillette resident,James Potter Jr, breaks state fishing record for freshwater drum

JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. House seat. She doesn’t live in Alaska. In fact, she’s never been to the state. Hafner, who listed New Jersey and South Dakota addresses in her candidate filing, says she’s serious about running, though she doesn’t plan to campaign in … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

WYOMING | Wyoming conservation partners unite for habitat projects

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with many partners, invested $5.7 million in direct on-the-ground contributions for habitat projects in 2017 to make sure all of the more than 800 species in Wyoming remain for future generations. CHEYENNE, WY – All wildlife rely on good habitat to grow hearty and healthy populations. The … Continue reading WYOMING | Wyoming conservation partners unite for habitat projects

WYOMING | Game and Fish Commission updates fishing regulations for the next two years

Commission also approves updates to wolf hunting regulations, watercraft and aquatic invasive species CHEYENNE, WY – At least every two years the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission updates its fishing regulations.  After 13 public meetings and considering 93 written comments the Commission approved new regulations that would go into effect on January 1, 2019.  These … Continue reading WYOMING | Game and Fish Commission updates fishing regulations for the next two years

Wyoming News: Wyoming Governor Mead’s Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

CHEYENNE, WY – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nominee for the United States Supreme Court: “Like Judge Gorsuch who came from our own 10th Circuit, Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding jurist.  His record on the bench, his long public service career, and his volunteer work in the community … Continue reading Wyoming News: Wyoming Governor Mead’s Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

WYOMING | Game and Fish hosting public meeting on big game and trophy damage claims

Meeting gathers input on adding gray wolf to damage claim regulation CHEYENNE, WY – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a public meeting and has opened a comment period to gather input about gray wolves being added to the damage claim regulation.  The new regulation would be called: Governing Big or Trophy Game … Continue reading WYOMING | Game and Fish hosting public meeting on big game and trophy damage claims

WYOMING | Applications for permission slips open for Hunter Management Areas

CHEYENNE, WY – If you’re one of the many hunters forming plans to head to a Wyoming Game and Fish Department Hunter Management Area (HMA) this fall, it’s time to apply for permission slips.  Applications for HMAs open July 9.  As many hunters know, a successful hunting season begins long before heading afield. Securing permission for access … Continue reading WYOMING | Applications for permission slips open for Hunter Management Areas

WYOMING | More hunters applying in Wyoming than in recent history

CHEYENNE, WY – Wyoming remains one of the most sought-after hunting destinations in the West.  The Wyoming Game and Fish Department saw another increase in hunting applications from both residents and non-residents alike for the May 31 limited quota draw. Overall, applications for resident and non-resident deer and antelope and resident elk increased by 6.95% … Continue reading WYOMING | More hunters applying in Wyoming than in recent history