NEWS

Game and Fish public comment still open for hunting regulations

Deadline for comments is June 17

6/10/2019 5:22:46 PM

Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department comment period is still open for public input on many Wyoming Game and Fish Commission regulations. The deadline to submit comments is 5 p.m. June 17. Written comments shall be presented to the Game and Fish Commission prior to the public hearing at their July 18-19, 2019 meeting in Rock Springs. Individuals can also provide comments directly to the Commission at their July meeting.

Chapter 44, the regulation for Issuance of Licenses, Permits, Stamps, Tags, Preference Points and Competitive Raffle Chances has several proposals to change application dates for:

  • Nonresident elk draw – The proposed modify/withdraw date is May 8. The application period will remain the month of January. Tentatively, the draw results will be released prior to the close of the deer and antelope application deadline in May.
  • Springer and Glendo Pheasant permits, fall turkey and limited-quota sandhill crane — a proposed application period from the beginning of April to May 31 .
  • Wild Bison — a proposed application period for the month of March.
If approved, application date changes would go into effect for the 2020 season.

Other regulations that are still open for public comment include:
  • Chapter 4, Furbearing Animal Hunting or Trapping Seasons
  • Chapter 25, Falconry and Raptor Propagation Regulation
  • Chapter 32, Regulation Governing Firearm Cartridges and Archery Equipment
  • Chapter 42, Mountain Lion Hunting Seasons
  • Chapter 47, Gray Wolf Hunting Seasons

Written comments shall be accepted online or by mailing:
Wyoming Game and Fish Department,
Attn: Regulations
3030 Energy Lane
Casper, WY 82604

Copies of the proposed regulations and commenting form are available on the Game and Fish website and at the address above in accordance with Chapter 1 Regulation Governing Access to Records.

The Game and Fish supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations by contacting the nearest Game and Fish office.
 

(Sara DiRienzo (307-777-4540))

- WGFD -




Game and Fish hears from public on CWD

147 people attended public meetings

Continue reading...




Wyoming business challenges others to be both an industry leader and conservation champion

ITC Electrical Technologies purchases Wildlife Conservation license plates for vehicle fleet

Continue reading...




2019 elk, deer and pronghorn hunting regulations now online

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently published the one book to top a Wyoming hunter’s reading list.

Continue reading...




Big game license draw results to be posted June 20

For hunters, one of the most exciting days of the year is approaching.

Continue reading...




Governor Gordon officially proclaims June as Great Outdoors Month in Wyoming

Celebrating Summer in the Cowboy State and some of the best outdoor recreation in the country

Continue reading...




Governor Gordon launches Big Game Migration Corridor Advisory Group

Governor Gordon today announced that eight Wyoming residents have been named to his newly created Migration Corridor Advisory Group.

Continue reading...






Cutt-Slam offers anglers summer adventure

The Wyoming Cutt-Slam is one of the most sought-after achievements for a trout angler.

Continue reading...




Wyoming Outdoor Expo drew thousands

A record 6,382 people braved the weather to learn from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and other state outdoor partners

Continue reading...




Email Newsletter

Email Newsletter Sign Up

Stay up to date on all Wyoming Game and Fish news either by email or text message. Click the link below to get started.

Sign Up Today

SHOP WYOMING GAME & FISH STORE   SHOP NOW!

Conserving Wildlife - Serving People