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  • Fishing in the rain happens often but not most enjoyable
  • Also wet underwear. I’ve been there before. The fishing I mean. The most memorable occasion being back in the ’90s when Sandi and I went on a road trip that started in Wyoming, headed south to Mexico, then reversed course north to extreme northern ...
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 6/21/2017 7:15:00 PM
  • Game and Fish on Juvenile Wildlife
  • Young rabbits, birds, deer, and others need to be left alone according to Bud Stewart, Sheridan Region Public Information Specialist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. In most cases, if a young animal is alone they have not been abandoned by their .
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 6/21/2017 4:45:00 PM
  • Wyoming Boaters Asked to Clean, Drain and Dry to Stop Invasive Mussels
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding watercraft users to be aware of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) laws and regulations and to Clean, Drain, Dry their boats after being in the water. Cheyenne - Boaters are key to preventing the spread of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Walk In Fishing Areas in Wyoming
  • A Walk-In Fishing Area (WIFA) is a tract of private land or inaccessible public land on which the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has leased rights for public fishing enjoyment. Public access to a Walk-In Fishing Area is limited to fishing only during the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Wyoming: Public Invited to Game & Fish Meeting July 18-20
  • Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission's next meeting is approaching, and the public is invited to attend and provide input. The meeting is July 18-20, 2017 at the Town of Afton Civic Center, 150 South Washington Street. Topics the Commission will
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Important Dates From the Game and Fish
  • Resident and nonresident antelope and deer along with resident elk draw results will be posted on Thursday at 10am on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website. All leftover licenses will be distributed through another draw. A list of the leftover ...
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 6/19/2017 1:01:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Can Not Sell People’s Information
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department cannot sell information that their customers give to receive licenses, among other reasons. However, at this time Wyoming Statute mandates that the Game and Fish must release public records according to Sheridan Region
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 6/15/2017 4:44:00 PM
  • Rawlins plans community fishing lake
  • Hannum says the Carbon County commissioners agreed to donate 15 acres of land for the project and Wyoming Game and Fish will stock the lake with fish. The Rawlins Times reports (bit.ly/2rSrPzD) work on the $1.4 million project is expected to begin in July
  • WRAL
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  • 6/13/2017 10:30:00 AM
  • Rawlins Plans Community Fishing Lake
  • Hannum says the Carbon County commissioners agreed to donate 15 acres of land for the project and Wyoming Game and Fish will stock the lake with fish. Work on the $1.4 million project is expected to begin in July and be completed by next March. Hannum says
  • K2 Radio
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  • 6/12/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Nymphing
  • You’ll be amazed. Geoff Stevens is the owner and head guide of Teton Fishing Co. LLC in Dubois, Wyoming. In addition to guiding, he also teaches clinics on European nymphing. He enjoys applying his physics degree to the world of fly fishing.
  • orvis.com
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  • 6/12/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • City announces plans for community fishing lake
  • RAWLINS — A currently vacant stretch of earth at the base of the cliff overlooked by the Conoco Station on Cedar Street is going to be home to a community fishing lake, if plans by the City of Rawlins, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Bureau of ..
  • rawlinstimes.com
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  • 6/10/2017 11:20:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Wyoming
  • Wyoming fishing and boating trips often include a pursuit for the energetic rainbow trout. Experience the best fishing in WY by visiting one of the state’s 4,200 lakes or 27,000 miles of streams. Find family-friendly places, fishing license details and ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Take-A-Kid Fishing Day June 17 in Wyoming
  • ROCK SPRINGS—There is plenty to do on Father's Day weekend, including bringing your son or daughter to the annual Take-A-Kid Fishing Day. Take-A-Kid Fishing Day will take place 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, June 17, at Wataha Park Pond (also referred to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • Yellowstone Park Says it’s Winning Against Non-Native Fish
  • The National Park Service is trying to get rid of lake trout, which were discovered in Yellowstone Lake in 1994, the Powell Tribune in Wyoming reported. Lake trout is a voracious species that feeds on cutthroats. “They’re a wonderful fish, but they ...
  • FlatheadBeacon
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  • 6/5/2017 8:25:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish: Leave Wildlife Babies Alone
  • Springtime in Wyoming means wildlife babies are making an appearance but whether you're heading out into the woods or just watching the roadside, wildlife experts say if you see a wildlife baby on its own the best thing to do is leave it alone. "It's that
  • K2 Radio
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  • 6/5/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • How to Report a Record Fish In Wyoming
  • It's great you're out fishing this spring. If you think you caught a state record, you can check the current holders on the Game and Fish State Record Fish webpage or call one of our regional offices. If you caught a Wyoming record fish, you'll need to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day
  • No license was needed Saturday as Wyoming celebrated “Free Fishing Day” across the state. The day is set aside to encourage people to get out fishing throughout the summer. Brett Zickefoose was getting fishing poles ready for his three year-old ...
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 6/5/2017 4:10:00 AM
  • Yellowstone Park says it's winning against non-native fish
  • The National Park Service is trying to get rid of lake trout, which were discovered in Yellowstone Lake in 1994, the Powell Tribune in Wyoming reported. Lake trout is a voracious species that feeds on cutthroats. "They're a wonderful fish, but they just ..
  • KSL
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  • 6/5/2017 2:53:00 AM
  • Yellowstone says its winning against non-native fish
  • The National Park Service is trying to get rid of lake trout, which were discovered in Yellowstone Lake in 1994, the Powell Tribune in Wyoming reported. Lake trout is a voracious species that feeds on cutthroats. “They’re a wonderful fish, but they ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 6/5/2017 2:25:00 AM
  • Fishing Day Draws In Big Smiles
  • Fishing rods were swinging and the fish were biting in celebration of Wyoming's free fishing day. Kids of all ages made a few catches today (Saturday) and News 13's Bobby Poitevint was at Yesness Pond and spoke with several families to see what they caught
  • kcwy13.com
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  • 6/4/2017 9:18:00 PM
  • 22nd Annual "Kids Fishing Day"
  • OVER 300 KIDS GATHERED AT YESNESS POND FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL "KIDS FISHING DAY". THE COMMUNITY EVENT WAS HOSTED BY WYOMING GAME AND FISH SATURDAY, ALL IN ORDER TO TEACH CHILDREN HOW TO FISH. THERE WERE ALSO EDUCATIONAL STATIONS WHERE KIDS WERE TAUGHT HOW TO
  • K2TV Wyoming's News Leader
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  • 6/4/2017 2:38:00 AM
  • Free fishing day
  • SHERIDAN — In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Free Fishing Day on Saturday, daily use fees are waived at all parks/recreation areas that provide angling. Wyoming State Parks locations offering free entrance are Boysen ...
  • The Sheridan Press
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  • 6/3/2017 9:26:00 PM
  • No license, no problem: it’s free fishing day
  • RAWLINS — Saturday marks Free Fishing Day across the great state of Wyoming, where anyone with a rod, reel and a want to fish can set out to the pristine streams of the Equality State to fish to their hearts desire. “In state and out of state ...
  • rawlinstimes.com
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  • 6/2/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Kids Fishing Day Friday at Beck Lake
  • Kids Fishing Day events are held across Wyoming in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week. Saturday is also Free Fishing Day across the state of Wyoming. Anyone may fish without a fishing license or conservation stamp on free fishing day ...
  • mybighornbasin.com
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  • 6/1/2017 1:41:00 PM
  • Wyoming: Arctic Grayling Stocked in SW Ponds
  • GREEN RIVER--The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently stocked Arctic grayling in southwest Wyoming, providing anglers an opportunity to catch this unique fish. Artic grayling were stocked in Kemmerer Community Pond, Lower UP Ice Pond near Evanston ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/1/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • Game & Fish spends $15,000 to replace, repair signs
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - Each year the Wyoming Game and Fish Department must spend an estimated $15,000 to repair, replace and remove damaged signs and infrastructure to vandalism from Game and Fish properties statewide. Already this year, vandalism ...
  • KGWN
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  • 5/30/2017 11:38:00 PM
  • When in Doubt Call the Game and Fish
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Sheridan Region Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart, said that interacting with young animals is not something you should do. Stewart said that the animals parents are likely just off doing other things and in most cases the ...
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 5/30/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Wyoming Sets Kids Fishing Day for June 3
  • Kids and Fishing go hand in hand! PINEDALE-Kids are invited to 'get hooked on fishing' at the annual Kids Fishing Day event Saturday, June 3, 2017. The event will take place at the CCC Ponds three miles north of Pinedale. Parents are invited to come and ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2017 6:56:00 AM
  • Kids fishing day is Saturday
  • Kids up to age 13 can fish for free this Saturday at the 27th annual Jackson Kids Fishing Day. The event, organized by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rendezvous Park, on the Snake River just north of the ...
  • Jackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper
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  • 5/29/2017 10:48:00 AM
  • Annual Fishing Derby This Weekend At Lake DeSmet
  • A Wyoming Fishing License and Conservation Stamp are required to fish at the derby and all Wyoming State Game and Fish Regulations apply. We will take a closer look at the derby and the prizes available in a story later this week.
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 5/23/2017 10:41:00 AM
  • Wyoming: New Fisheries Chief Named
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a new chief of fisheries. Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a new chief of fisheries. Alan Osterland will take over the role of overseeing this team, which works to provide diverse, high-quality ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Donation Provides 26,250 Acres of Hunting/Fishing Access in Wyoming
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently received a $7,500 donation for its Access Yes Program, previously the Private Lands Public Wildlife Access Program. Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently received a $7,500 donation for its ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Raffle and Fishing Derby is May 27-29
  • Over $50,000 in prizes and cash will be awarded with tagged fish for cash ranging from $100 to $3,000. All contestants must abide by all Wyoming Game and Fish regulations. It is also recommended that all fishermen obtain the Wyoming Fish and Game regulatio
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 5/22/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • Fishing For Healing
  • Healing Waters began in Washington, DC in 2005. It was so effective and popular the non-profit organization spread throughout the nation and into Wyoming. But the project isn't about catching fish. Lee says that is just a bonus. It's about finding places .
  • KGWN
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  • 5/19/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Public Meeting on Tuesday
  • The Sheridan Region Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently celebrated their 25th anniversary in their building just east of Sheridan. Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart said that there will be a public meeting at that same location
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 5/17/2017 5:28:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish help rancher build wildlife-friendly fence
  • As he hitched up his black 101st Airborne Division ball cap, Karl Lankford leaned against a freshly planted fence post and admired the shiny barbless wire lining his land at the base of Sheep Mountain. “We coulda' used barbed wire for the middle two ...
  • Wyoming Business Report
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  • 5/17/2017 1:25:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish help local rancher build wildlife-friendly fence
  • As he hitched up his black 101st Airborne Division ball cap, Karl Lankford leaned against a freshly planted fence post and admired the shiny barbless wire lining his land at the base of Sheep Mountain. “We coulda used barbed wire for the middle two wires .
  • Laramie Boomerang
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  • 5/16/2017 11:27:00 AM
  • Southeast Wyoming Fishing Forecast bodes well for the season
  • Residents in southeast Wyoming are truly blessed if one of their past times is fishing. Steve Gale, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Fisheries biologist for this region, said the options for fishing abound right now. “We have a high diversity of ...
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News
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  • 5/14/2017 12:12:00 PM
  • Wyoming Free Fishing Day set for June 3
  • During that day, anglers will able to fish on public waters anywhere in the state without a license. This creates a great opportunity for new and younger people to try their hand at the sport. Free Fishing Day in Wyoming applies to all waters in the state
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News
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  • 5/14/2017 12:12:00 PM
  • Game and Fish to begin trapping grizzlies
  • As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin capture operations in areas of northwest Wyoming this spring and continuing through early fall.
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 5/13/2017 10:04:00 PM
  • Gray Wolf Hunts: Game and Fish To Host Public Meetings And Take Comments
  • Now that gray wolves are once again under state management led by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the agency is again proposing gray wolf hunting seasons within the Trophy Game Management Area. Such was the case in 2012 and 2013 when Game and Fish ..
  • K2 Radio
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  • 5/4/2017 7:08:00 PM
  • FREDERICK: An old-timer gets one last fishing trip before falling apart
  • I always find time for some special spots in the Sandhills. I’m going to do more fishing in Wyoming this year. But none of those were a reasonable option Tuesday, when still-unsettled weather promised a bit of rain and maybe even some lightning.
  • Star-Herald
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  • 5/4/2017 3:47:00 AM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish holds meetings on gray wolf hunting
  • Cheyenne, Wyo. - Gray wolves were recently returned to state management, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is again leading these efforts. As was the case in 2012 and 2013 when Game and Fish led management, the department is proposing gray wolf ...
  • KGWN
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  • 5/4/2017 1:20:00 AM
  • Wyoming Brown Trout
  • Here's a little spotlight moment from a past episode of North American Fisherman. When one thinks of Wyoming, it's usually the bounty of hunting species. You shouldn't overlook the fact that there are beautiful trout species teeming in the streams, so ...
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  • 5/1/2017 4:05:00 PM
  • Yellowstone National Park hosting public meetings on fish
  • April 25, West Yellowstone, Holiday Inn, 315 Yellowstone Ave. April 26, Jackson, Wyoming, Wort Hotel, 50 N. Glenwood St. April 27, Cody, Wyoming, Best Western Premier Ivy Inn, 1800 Eighth St. Fishing season in the park opens May 27. Michael Wright can be .
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 4/19/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Wyoming Fishing Townhalls Coming Up
  • Yellowstone National Park staff will travel to nearby communities to talk with anglers and other interested individuals about the ongoing efforts to restore native fish species, the threat of aquatic invasive species, and the park’s fishing regulations.
  • K2 Radio
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  • 4/18/2017 8:19:00 PM
  • Fishing Regulations
  • That’s according to Bud Stewart, Public Information Specialist for the Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Two of the three boat docks at Lake DeSmet should be available for use soon. Monument Area dock is already in and available ...
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 4/18/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Collar Elk for Brucellosis Study
  • In February, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Collared 53 elk in three days in an effort to study the disease Brucellosis. Sheridan Region Game and Fish Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart said that this is the second year they have done this.
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 4/5/2017 6:54:00 PM
  • Locals need to regain control of Wyoming fish and wildlife
  • A few days back, Sandi and I were trying to enjoy a quiet breakfast at a small local cafe when we overheard another customer bragging to the folks seated just behind us about how many fish he’d brought home from a day spent angling on the South Fork ...
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 4/5/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Hunting and fishing bring big dollars to Wyoming counties
  • Almost 30,000 people bought fishing licenses in Albany County in 2015. Those anglers spent about 113,000 days fishing and generated roughly $14.3 million for the county. In Carbon County, hunters contributed about $19.9 million, according to recent figures
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 4/1/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Fish Marked Before Being Released into Park Reservoir
  • According to Bud Stewart, Public Information Specialist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Sheridan Region, these markings help them to evaluate the effectiveness of stocking the fish. For this batch of fish, the fin clipped was the adipose.
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 3/29/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • An abundance of dead fish found by resident near Worden.
  • A Wyoming Game and Fish biologist said fewer fish were killed than they feared. And, a large group of people came together to clean up the river Saturday. Months after a sediment release killed fish and dumped debris into the Shoshone River between Cody ..
  • 8 News KULR8
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  • 3/28/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • Incident at British Parliament investigated as terrorism
  • Moose numbers have gone down across Wyoming. Now, a woman who lives in what used to be known as prime moose country is asking Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department to stop hunting near her home. Moose numbers have gone down across Wyoming. Now, a woman who ..
  • 8 News KULR8
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  • 3/22/2017 9:18:00 PM
  • Game and Fish budget cut, license fee increase won't make up for loss
  • Cheyenne - This year the Wyoming Legislature cut several budgets, this included $9.8 million per biennium that went to five Wyoming Game and Fish Department programs. This comes after Game and Fish had already cut nearly $1 million earlier this year from .
  • Wyoming Business Report
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  • 3/22/2017 9:10:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Facing Nearly $10-Million in Cuts
  • This year the Wyoming Legislature cut several budgets, this included $9.8 million per biennium that went to five Wyoming Game and Fish Department programs. This comes after Game and Fish had already cut nearly $1 million earlier this year from those same .
  • K2 Radio
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  • 3/21/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Camp: Becoming An Outdoors-Woman
  • Women who love the great outdoors have a unique opportunity this summer, courtesy of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The camp is called Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, or BOW. It’s an outdoor skills program designed to help women learn new skills ...
  • K2 Radio
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  • 3/21/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Game/Fish to unveil 2017 proposals
  • Wyoming Game and Fish officials from the Sheridan Region will host an open house from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday in Gillette to discuss the 2017 hunting season proposals for big game and other wildlife. The open house will take place in the Campbell County Public ..
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 3/20/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish: Landowners recognized for conservation work
  • Six landowners from across the state were recognized for outstanding practices in wildlife management, habitat improvement, access for hunters and anglers and conservation techniques on their properties with the 2015 Landowner of the Year Award. Each year
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 3/19/2017 10:49:00 PM
  • Top Fishing Spots in Wyoming State Parks
  • To many, Wyoming is an angler's paradise, and with as many as 16 Wyoming State Parks and historic sites offering prime fisheries, these state-maintained venues boast a variety of fish species. Whether you're looking to land that big lunker or just catch ..
  • sierratradingpost.com
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  • 3/15/2017 12:14:00 PM
  • Game and Fish to monitor mule deer during next 2 years
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is putting GPS collars on the local mule deer herd in hopes of learning more about how the herd moves throughout the year. The study of the Sheep Mountain Mule Deer Herd is part of the Sheep Mountain Mule Deer ...
  • Laramie Boomerang
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  • 3/12/2017 11:22:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Season Setting Meetings
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct six open-house meetings throughout the Bighorn Basin in the next two weeks. During the open houses, Game and Fish personnel will be available to discuss the proposed 2017 hunting seasons for local hunt ...
  • mybighornbasin.com
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  • 3/10/2017 2:43:00 PM
  • The Fishing Report: Fish counter gauges Napa River health
  • 29-Oct. 1. The derby is sold out but the raffle prize is a dandy: for just $50 a ticket, you get a shot at a full day of fishing with Jean Williams Bruun of the Wyoming Angling Company in Jackson, Wyo. She will guide two of you on the upper Snake ...
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 3/10/2017 1:16:00 AM
  • Simms remembers fishing the ‘Money Hole’
  • John Simms moved to Wyoming in the mid-1960s, working as a ski patroller and fishing guide. In 1980 he started a fishing equipment company, Simms Fishing, and later Life-Link International, a ski equipment company. His interest today is creating large ...
  • Jackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper
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  • 3/8/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • Cheyenne Fly Fishing Expo
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.-It's a big event for anglers in southeast Wyoming, and it's coming to Cheyenne on March 18th- the Cheyenne Fly Fishing Expo. Janet Marschner from Shoot and Cast and Walt Gasson from Trout Unlimited say it's a great event for fishermen ...
  • KGWN
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  • 3/6/2017 4:49:00 PM
  • Game And Fish Director Discusses Fee Hikes And Endangered Species
  • The Appeals Court ruled that Wyoming's management plan will maintain the minimum number of wolves within the state. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered the species ready for delisting for years. The decision was quickly hailed by Wyoming's ..
  • Prensario TI Retail & Dealers
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  • 3/4/2017 4:21:00 AM
  • Wyoming Game & Fish Warn Anglers of Fluxuating Waters
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department supervisors want anglers to be aware of increases in water flows on the North Platte River beginning March 6th. Game and Fish in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation, will run a flushing flow in order to maintain fish
  • kcwy13.com
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  • 2/28/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Monitoring Wildlife During Harsh Winter
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is continuing to monitor wildlife closely as new storms have moved into the state. Brian Nesvik, chief of the wildlife division, says that the worst winter conditions are found in western Wyoming, while conditions in ..
  • mybighornbasin.com
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  • 2/28/2017 2:50:00 PM
  • Fly-fishing expert coming to Salem March 9
  • Mazzarella is a retired sports professor, Master Certified Instructor as well as a Wyoming fly fishing guide, the group said in a news release. His presentation will include a conservation around his statements, "Flouro is better than mono" and "I don't ..
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 2/27/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • Game & Fish Report: “Why Not Feed Deer?”
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.-Snowfall amounts in parts of Western Wyoming have been double what usually fall in that region in a given year. Some have asked the Wyoming Game and Fish Department about feeding deer as a way to help them get through the rest of this winter
  • KGWN
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  • 2/27/2017 2:45:00 AM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish offering game warden exam online
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - Once again, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is accepting applications this spring for individuals interested in“the greatest job in the world”-a Wyoming game warden. Part of the hiring process is that applicants take an ...
  • KGWN
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  • 2/22/2017 10:21:00 PM
  • Game & Fish Report: Effects On Big Game
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A winter for the ages is taking place this year in Western Wyoming, where snowfall accumulations in some places have exceeded 100 inches of snow. That’s having an effect on big game in that region, and the Wyoming Game and Fish ...
  • KGWN
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  • 2/20/2017 6:19:00 AM
  • St. John Vianney hosting annual fish fry dinners
  • St. John Vianney Parish in Wyoming will hold its annual fish fry dinners from 4:30-7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent. Dates are March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, and April 7. The address is 4101 Clyde Park Ave SW. On the menu is an all-you-can-eat meal of fried ...
  • MLive
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  • 2/17/2017 9:53:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Undertaking Two Wildlife Capture Operations This Month
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be undertaking two major wildlife capture operations this month. As part of an ongoing study to understand the ecology of brucellosis and elk in the Bighorn Mountains, Game and Fish plans to capture and collar elk
  • mybighornbasin.com
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  • 2/16/2017 1:39:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Dates to Remember
  • While a guest on our News Talk Show Public Pulse recently, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Region Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart, talked about several upcoming dates of interest to hunters. One of those dates is in regards to landowner
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 2/16/2017 11:33:00 AM
  • University of Wyoming Researcher Helps Solve Fish Evolution Mystery
  • A University of Wyoming researcher is part of an international team that has discovered how more than 700 species of fish have evolved in East Africa’s Lake Victoria region over the past 150,000 years. Catherine Wagner, a UW assistant professor in the ...
  • Environmental News Network
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  • 2/10/2017 11:58:00 PM
  • Scientists solve fish evolution mystery
  • More than 700 cichlid species have evolved in the Lake Victoria region over the past 150,000 years. Credit: Florian Moser A University of Wyoming researcher is part of an international team that has discovered how more than 700 species of fish have evolved
  • m.phys.org
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  • 2/10/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Researchers solve fish evolution mystery
  • A University of Wyoming researcher is part of an international team that has discovered how more than 700 species of fish have evolved in East Africa's Lake Victoria region over the past 150,000 years. Catherine Wagner, a UW assistant professor in the ...
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 2/10/2017 6:06:00 PM
  • UW Researcher Helps Solve Fish Evolution Mystery
  • More than 700 cichlid species have evolved in the Lake Victoria region over the past 150,000 years. (Florian Moser Photo) A University of Wyoming researcher is part of an international team that has discovered how more than 700 species of fish have evolved
  • UW
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  • 2/10/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • Fossil Fish Festival Feb. 18 at UW in Honor of Wyoming State Fossil
  • This fossil of Knightia eocaena -- the focus of a Fossil Fish Festival Saturday, Feb. 18 -- is among many curated in the UW fossil vertebrate collection housed in UW’s Department of Geology and Geophysics. (UW Photo) The public is invited to attend a ...
  • UW
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  • 2/9/2017 7:17:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game And Fish: License Hike Won’t Increase Funding
  • A spokesman for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants people to know that a bill in the legislature to increase the cost of hunting and fishing licenses in Wyoming won’t mean more money for the agency if it becomes law. In fact, Renny MacKay says if .
  • kgab.com
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  • 2/9/2017 3:29:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Derby this weekend
  • Children 14-and-younger in the Small Fry Division have no entry fee. Entrants must have valid Wyoming fishing licenses and follow Game and Fish regulations. Final registration and packet pickup will be at the Cowboy Bar. The Outlaw Cafe is opening at 6 a.m
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 2/6/2017 10:00:00 PM
  • Police tips can help prevent vandalism to Forest Lake fish houses
  • Also on Jan. 9, officers responded to another 911 emergency call at 10 p.m. from a 58-year-old Wyoming male who reported a suspicious fire set next to a fish house on the north side of Second Lake. A witness reported seeing a light gray Chevrolet Suburban
  • Press Pubs
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  • 2/3/2017 10:15:00 PM
  • Wyoming eyes hike in hunting, fishing license fees
  • The proposal to increase license fees in Wyoming is intended to help offset an expected loss of nearly $5 million in general funds. The money being cut by the Legislature is used on, among other things, sage grouse management. CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/3/2017 3:55:00 PM
  • Wyoming fees for hunting, fishing licenses could go up
  • CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation that would raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses for the first time in nearly a decade. The Casper Star-Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2kjNPxX ) Wednesday that many of the license fees ...
  • WRAL
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  • 2/3/2017 11:48:00 AM
  • Allen bills on fishing fees, license plates gain ground
  • House Bill 121, regarding fishing licenses, passed with a 57-3 vote on third reading Monday at the Wyoming Legislature and was placed in the Senate docket Tuesday. The bill calls for a nonresident five-day consecutive fishing license for $54. Currently ...
  • Daily Ranger
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  • 2/3/2017 12:10:00 AM
  • Wyoming fees for hunting, fishing licenses could go up
  • CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation that would raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses for the first time in nearly a decade. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday that many of the license fees would only go up about
  • Local News 8
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  • 2/2/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Researchers squabble over fish-pain question
  • “Fish have the simplest types of brains (and) the capacity to experience pain, as we know it, has required the massive expansion of our cerebral hemispheres,” said James Rose at the University of Wyoming. “We reject that the mental welfare (of ...
  • Simcoe County
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  • 2/2/2017 10:08:00 PM
  • Wyoming Game and Fish is facing more cuts, fee increases possible
  • CHEYENNE – After almost a decade of no change, hunting and fishing license fees in Wyoming may finally increase. The subtle bumps – no more than a dollar or two in many cases – are intended to help offset the removal of $4.9 million per year in ...
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News
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  • 2/2/2017 1:03:00 PM
  • Wyoming Hunting & Fishing License Fees Could Increase
  • CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation that would raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses for the first time in nearly a decade. Many of the license fees would only go up about one or two dollars. The proposal is intended ...
  • kgab.com
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  • 2/2/2017 7:43:00 AM
  • Wyoming fees for hunting, fishing licenses could go up
  • Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation that would raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses for the first time in nearly a decade. The Casper Star-Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2kjNPxX ) Wednesday that many of the license fees would only go up .
  • The Miami Herald
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  • 2/2/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Game & Fish Officer Hurt Near Casper
  • An accident Sunday at the Hawg Ice Fishing Derby has sent a Wyoming Game and Fish officer to the hospital. The officers was traveling around the Pathfinder Reservoir on his snowmobile during the event when he apparently hit a ridge and was thrown off the .
  • K2 Radio
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  • 1/30/2017 1:07:00 AM
  • Committee raises price on 5-day fish license offered by local rep
  • Wyoming's Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Committee has unanimously approved a five-day fishing license proposal, with amendments. Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, proposed the bill, which also would exempt holders of such licenses from the ...
  • Daily Ranger
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  • 1/25/2017 11:28:00 PM
  • Struggling for a bite? Try these four ways to improve your ice fishing
  • “No fishing is getting done if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate,” the Laramie, Wyo., angler said. “With Wyoming wind, it can turn into you being more worried about getting things set up and organized. Sometimes it turns into a whiteout and you can ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 1/25/2017 6:07:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Report: Mule Deer Migration Corridor
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has formally designated a 160 mile long mule deer migration corridor in north-western Wyoming. In this week’s Game and Fish Report, Ray Hageman explains how the designation benefits mule deer ...
  • KGWN
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  • 1/23/2017 6:37:00 AM
  • Three Game and Fish Commissioners Complete Six Years of Service
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Commissioners are appointed to six-year terms by the Governor and are confirmed by the state Senate. At last week’s Commission meeting, Carrie Little from Leiter, Charles Price from Daniel, and Richard Klouda from Lander all ...
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 1/21/2017 12:37:00 PM
  • The Hottest Fishing Spot In America, Is Right Here In Wyoming!
  • It’s known as one of the most diverse fishing spots in the world. Lake Flaming Gorge offers streams, lakes and a scenic view and is deemed the best fishing in America. Because of other rivers and streams that join with Lake Flaming Gorge, such as, but ...
  • kgab.com
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  • 1/19/2017 7:24:00 AM
  • Check changes to fishing regulations
  • Think about it. Here’s another tidbit. According to a recent news article, kudos are due to Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department for maintaining a low elevation, handicap-accessible lake complete with picnic sites for mobility challenged anglers.
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 1/18/2017 8:18:00 PM
  • Game & Fish Report: Getting rid of wild visitors
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.-Recent cold snaps like the one we saw last week brought with it some out-of-town visitors showing up in some Wyoming towns—the wild kind. In this week’s Game and Fish Report, Ray Hageman says there’s some things people can do to help ...
  • KGWN
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  • 1/16/2017 3:08:00 AM
  • Struggling for a bite? Try these four ways to improve your ice fishing
  • It’s about weather. “No fishing is getting done if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate,” the Laramie angler said. “With Wyoming wind, it can turn into you being more worried about getting things set up and organized. Sometimes it turns into a white ...
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 1/15/2017 12:12:00 AM
  • Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo The Independent Fleet
  • We did focus on the bigger billfish trolling with live mackerels, but had no luck at all. According to Captain Chiro and Luis, these Wyoming folks are repeat customers that fish with them annually and are wonderful anglers that always seem to have a great
  • 976-tuna.com
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  • 1/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • Bill would make some hunting and fishing license info confidential
  • CHEYENNE – Sportsmen regularly complain to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department that their email inboxes are filled with requests and solicitations from organizations and companies, said Scott Talbott, the department’s director. Senate File 26 aims to ...
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News
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  • 1/13/2017 1:05:00 PM
  • Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby set for 34th outing
  • Registration for adults is $35 and is $10 for those 14-years-old or younger. Those without a fishing license for Wyoming may purchase a day license for $6. Kids Ice Fishing Workshop The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a safety workshop from 10 a
  • rawlinstimes.com
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  • 1/12/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Regulations are needed to preserve Wyoming fish
  • I am an avid fisherman, and I love to take seniors and kids fishing to experience catching the nice fish Wyoming has to offer – until recently. Wyoming was a great fishery back in the day when the fishing regulation on creel limits was six fish and only ..
  • Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News
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  • 1/11/2017 1:21:00 PM
  • Plenty of fish, wildlife issues waiting for legislators
  • The resolution was requested by Sen. Mike Phillips, D-Bozeman, who has also requested a joint resolution urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state of Wyoming to halt its winter elk feeding program. A measure that would affect river users is a
  • Independent Record
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  • 1/2/2017 5:56:45 AM
  • Work begins on Game and Fish lab, office in Laramie
  • Construction has begun on a new lab and regional office in Laramie for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The lab will provide space for forensic work related to wildlife poaching. Currently that work takes place on the University of Wyoming campus.
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 12/31/2016 6:54:00 PM
  • Wyoming lawmakers to look at Game and Fish confidentiality laws
  • CHEYENNE – Wyoming hunters and anglers would have the ability to mark some contact information as confidential under a bill introduced for the 2017 legislative session. Meanwhile, a separate bill would place some limits on research data the public can ...
  • Wyoming Business Report
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  • 12/30/2016 7:40:32 AM
  • New fishing rules take effect Jan. 1
  • There are a few new fishing regulations for Wyoming anglers come Jan. 1. One that is most notable to me is that the minimum size that a tiger muskie can be kept will increase from 30 to 36 inches. Also, the creel limit will be reduced from three tiger ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 12/29/2016 5:54:21 AM
  • Game and Fish report successes in 2016
  • Black-footed ferrets, mule deer migrations, and grizzly bear management were among the top issues in 2016 for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. “It’s been a memorable year for Wyoming’s wildlife and those who support this incredible resource ...
  • Green River Star
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  • 12/27/2016 11:57:37 PM
  • Fishing derby to offer new tagged fish for bonus prize
  • “We just keep hoping for this cold weather to stay here until after the derby,” he said. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department advises anglers to be very careful when venturing onto ice. It should be at least f4 inches thick if clear or twice that if ...
  • Laramie Boomerang
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  • 12/24/2016 4:55:51 AM
  • Game and Fish stocks 3,670 trout in lake
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish Department stocked 3,400 rainbow trout into Gillette Fishing Lake at Dalbey Memorial Park during the first full week of December. The fish came from the Boulder Fish Hatchery and average 15 inches in length. “The 2-year-old ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 12/22/2016 11:10:27 AM
  • Wyoming Crew Smash the Reds and Specks
  • Wyoming crew has a blast in Dularge on a afternoon trip!! We left the dock around 12:30 and were fishing by 1:00. Cold temps had the reds stacked up again. We caught 50 plus reds keeping 21. A few trout started biting as the water temp creeped up.
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  • 12/22/2016 2:35:03 AM
  • Ice Fishing Season is Upon Us
  • Anglers in northeast Wyoming began ice fishing recently at Healy Reservoir near Buffalo according to officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Sheridan Region Game and Fish Information Specialist Bud Stewart says Healy Reservoir is fishable and
  • Sheridan Media
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  • 12/16/2016 6:59:52 AM
  • Ice strong enough for early fishing around Sheridan, Wyo.
  • The Wyoming Game and Fish planted the ponds back in late October with 500 or so rainbow trout. The trout do well in the pond over winter and provide good fishing for ice anglers. Actually, the trout do well throughout the year because the south pond is ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 12/15/2016 10:57:17 AM
  • Family whose dogs died in traps sues Wyoming Game and Fish
  • CASPER, Wyo. - A lawsuit filed by a family whose three dogs were killed in snares alleges the traps were illegal and that state game officials intentionally spread incorrect information about the incident. The three St. Bernards, named Jax, Brooklyn and ..
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 12/13/2016 10:23:51 AM
  • Gillette Fishing Lake Stocked with Large Rainbow Trout
  • Press Release – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Boulder Fish Hatchery stocked 3,400 rainbow trout into Gillette Fishing Lake on Thursday, December 8, 2016. The fish averaged 14 inches in length. “The two year old rainbows were extra fish that ...
  • Basin Radio Network
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  • 12/12/2016 1:31:09 PM
  • Wyoming Anglers To Hold Raffle On Ugly Fish
  • Anglers in Wyoming are keeping their eyes out for burbot, an unattractive fish that impacts other sport fish populations because it could help them win $1,000. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the group Trout Unlimited have teamed up to tag 25 of .
  • NPR News
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  • 12/8/2016 10:04:08 PM
  • Wyoming Anglers To Hold Raffle On Ugly Fish
  • High on western Wyoming's most wanted list is the burbot. TROY LAUGHLIN: They are a non-native invasive species. SHAPIRO: That's fisheries biologist Troy Laughlin with the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish. He says the burbot is a cod-like freshwater ...
  • New Hampshire News
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  • 12/7/2016 11:59:51 PM
  • $1,000 reward for catching ugly fish from Wyoming reservoir
  • A $1,000 reward has been posted for catching an ugly fish out of Fontenelle Reservoir in western Wyoming. The fish are called burbot and they're not native to the upper Green River drainage. Burbot compete with native game species including trout.
  • FOX News
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  • 12/7/2016 3:45:56 PM
  • $1,000 reward for catching ugly fish from Wyoming reservoir
  • GREEN RIVER — A $1,000 reward has been posted for catching an ugly fish out of Fontenelle Reservoir in western Wyoming. The fish are called burbot and they're not native to the upper Green River drainage. Burbot compete with native game species including .
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 12/7/2016 12:54:08 PM

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