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Wyoming Game & Fish Department Public Meetings

April 20-21, 2017
Commission Meeting
Casper WY

·       The Department is hosting a series of public meetings (see below) to discuss, answer questions and gather input on proposed changes to the 2017 hunting regulations listed below.

·        2016 big game and wild bison harvest information was not available at the time these draft regulations were filed to begin the public comment period, but harvest information, winter severity impacts and other population data will be evaluated to develop final season recommendations for the Commission's review and approval at their April 20-21, 2017 meeting in Casper.

·        All additional proposed changes to season dates, specific hunt area limitations, numbers of limited quota licenses, license types, hunt area boundaries or other hunting provisions will be made available for public comment during all public meetings held around the state.


View Statement of Reasons - Season Setting - Chapters 2-43

View draft Chapter 2, 2017 General Hunting Regulation (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 5, 2017 Antelope Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 6, 2017 Deer Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 7, 2017 Elk Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 8, 2017 Moose Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 9, 2017 Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 11, 2017 Upland Game Bird and Small Game Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 14, Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons and Light Goose Conservation Order
(As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 15, 2017 Wild Bison Recreational Hunting Season (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 20, 2017 Fall and 2018 Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Seasons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View draft Chapter 43, Areas Closed to the Taking of Specified Wildlife - Repeal (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

View Statement of Reasons - Chapter 44
View draft Chapter 44, Regulations for Issuance of Licenses, Permits, Stamps, Tags, Preference Points, Competitive Raffle Chances and Coupons (As of 2-6-2017)
Submit Comment

Print Comment Form - Season Setting - Chapters 2-43
Print Comment Form - Chapter 44

Mail comment to:      Wyoming Game and Fish Department
                                  Attn:  Regulations
                                  3030 Energy Lane
                                  Casper WY 82604

Comment deadline is 5:00 p.m. March 30, 2017. 

Comments will be presented to the Commission for consideration prior to the April 20-21, 2017 meeting at the WCA Regional Training Center, 2220 Bryan Stock Trail, Casper WY.

Date                Time               City/Town                   Location
March 16         6:00 p.m.         Baggs                         Valley Community Center
March 16         6:00 p.m.         Powell                         Bighorn Federal Bank
March 16         6:00 p.m.         Riverton                      Fremont County Library
March 20         6:00 p.m.         Cokeville                     Town Hall
March 20         6:00 p.m.         Greybull                      Town Hall
March 20         7:00 p.m.         Hulett                          Community Center
March 20         6:00 p.m.         Meeteetse                   Meeteetse Conservation District Office
March 20         6:00 p.m.         Pinedale                      Game and Fish Office
March 20         4:00 p.m.         Sheridan                      Game and Fish Office
March 20         6:00 p.m.         Torrington                    Platte Valley Bank
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Dubois                         Headwaters Arts and Conference Center
March 21         4:00 p.m.         Gillette                         Campbell County Public Library
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Jackson                       Teton County Commission Chambers
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Kemmerer                    South Lincoln Training and Event Center
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Lovell                           Fire Hall
March 21         7:00 p.m.         Newcastle                    USDA Building
March 21         4:00 p.m.         Sundance                     Crook County Courthouse
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Thermopolis                 Bighorn Federal Bank
March 21         6:00 p.m.         Wheatland                    Platte County Library
March 22         6:00 p.m.         Afton                            Civic Center
March 22         4:00 p.m.         Buffalo                         Johnson County Public Library
March 22         6:00 p.m.         Douglas                       Converse County Courthouse
March 22         6:00 p.m.         Rawlins                        Jeffrey Memorial Community Center
March 22         6:00 p.m.         Saratoga                      Town Hall
March 22         6:00 p.m.         Worland                       Washakie County Fairgrounds
March 23         5:00 p.m.         Lusk                             Niobrara County Courthouse
March 27         6:00 p.m.         Casper                         Game and Fish Office
March 27         6:00 p.m.         Cody                            Bighorn Federal Bank
March 27         6:00 p.m.         Laramie                        Berry Center/UW Campus
March 27         6:00 p.m.         Mountain View             School Board Room
March 28         6:00 p.m.         Cheyenne                    Game and Fish Headquarters
March 28         6:00 p.m.         Evanston                      Uinta County Library
March 28         6:00 p.m.         Lander                          Game and Fish Office
March 28         7:00 p.m.         Sheridan                       Game and Fish Office
March 29         6:00 p.m.         Green River                  Game and Fish Office

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The State of Wyoming supports the ADA.  Anyone requesting auxiliary aids should contact the Game and Fish Department at 307-777-4501.  Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.
 

 

 

 

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