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November 1

- Pheasant season opens in all hunt areas
- Deer seasons open for Black Hills hunt areas 1-6for resident general and non-resident Region A licenses

November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

(Sundays in November) – Youth days at Glendo Special Pheasant Hunt

November 3

- Public meeting on Game and Fish bird farms, Torrington, Platte County Bank, 6 p.m.
- Baggs Mule Deer Herd Working Group, Baggs Community Center, 5:30 p.m.

Information on WGFD Future Funding
WGFD Evaluating CWD Vaccine

CHEYENNE - A multi-year study to evaluate the effectiveness of a vaccine against chronic wasting disease is continuing at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Thorne/Williams Wildlife Research facility west of Wheatland. Chronic wasting disease is a fatal neurological disease affecting elk, deer, and moose, but is not thought to affect humans.
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WGFD Continues Public Discussion of Wyoming Range and Sublette Mule Deer Herds

JACKSON - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) invites members of the public to join them in discussions about the management of mule deer and their habitat in the Jackson and Pinedale regions. Since 2010, the WGFD has worked collaboratively with the public to develop the Wyoming Range Mule Deer Initiative, a long-term management plan which outlines a number of actions to benefit mule deer and their habitat. With that plan now well underway, the WGFD is looking to expand that effort to include the adjacent Sublette mule deer herd, which basically encompasses the west slope of the Wind River Range and west to the Wyoming Range.
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Game and Fish Appreciates Public's Help with Poaching Investigations

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) is actively seeking information from the public about poaching crimes this fall. The help game wardens receive from people across Wyoming is extremely beneficial in solving crimes against the state’s wildlife.
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Wyoming Waterfowl Looking Good for 2014

CASPER - Duck numbers are up this year by an average of eight percent in key waterfowl nesting areas and goose numbers are about the same as last year which should mean good opportunities in the coming months for Wyoming waterfowl hunters.
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Mercury-Related Guidelines Updated for Eating Fish

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Department of Health and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently updated advice for residents to consider prior to consuming fish, including those caught in state waters. Consumption advice is updated as new information is collected on elevated mercury levels in some fish.
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Deer Hunt Area 160 Now Positive for CWD

LANDER - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has discovered chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk and moose, in a deer from hunt area 160 in Fremont County. The Game and Fish Wildlife Disease Laboratory in Laramie confirmed a yearling mule deer buck as CWD positive. The animal was harvested by a hunter on Oct. 18 southeast of Lander.
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Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Open for its First Hunting Season

COKEVILLE - Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, a 6,455 acre refuge located south of the town of Cokeville, is open for the first time to hunting this fall. Big game, small game and waterfowl hunting in accordance with refuge special regulations and Wyoming Game and Fish Department laws and regulations is now permitted on certain areas of the refuge.

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