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HUNTING IN WYOMING
Season Dates and Limitations
- Preliminary opening dates and limitations are subject to change. Opening dates, closing dates and limitations for big game hunting seasons are established each year in late April or early May. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission may not issue licenses for specific hunt areas and types based on wildlife management. Applicants who select hunt areas or types for which licenses are not authorized will have their license fee, but not their application fee, refunded.
Hunting Access in Wyoming
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Interactive Map Tips
The legend displays the symbology of all the features on the map. This will assist you in identifying each map item.
This allows the user to
turn on mutliple hunt areas
to display them overlapping. This is an excellent feature if you are planning on hunting the same general area for multiple species.
This button gives the user an opportunity to see their preferred basemap. Basemaps available include: Satellite Imagery, Topographic Maps, Street Maps, and more...
The drawing tool provides the user with an opportunity to add points, lines, ploygons, and text on the map. Areas you plan to park, camp, hike, hunt, etc... You can use the Print tool to generate a PDF with the information you have added to the map.
This tool provides a measurement function that allows the user to calculate area, length, and get an absolute latitude/longitude.
The Print option will export your current map to a GeoPDF file. You can then print it out or transfer it to your mobile device for navigation in the field.
More information on GeoPDF Technology.
A note on Acute Mountain Sickness
- The low oxygen levels found at high altitudes can cause problems for travelers who are going to destinations higher than 8,000 feet above sea level. The best way to avoid getting sick is to ascend gradually, but if you have to ascend quickly, medicines are available to prevent altitude illness.
For more information on hunting and traveling in the high altitudes of Wyoming,
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