Luke Lynch

May 1 at 6am - Dec. 1

Please review the general regulations. No human presence from Dec. 1 - May 1 at 6am. Day use only. Certified weed free hay required. No overnight camping, open fires or fireworks. Please do not disturb migrating wildlife

Dec. 1 - May 1 at 6am

Closed to vehicles Nov. 1 - Nov. 30

No Collection of shed antlers or horns January 1- May 1 at 6:00 AM

Hunting, Trapping, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing



Pinedale Regional Office
432 East Mill Street
Pinedale, WY 82941

(307) 367-4353

Commonly Found Species

Big and Trophy Game in this Area
Below are specific Big and Trophy Game species commonly found within this WHMA area.
  • Antelope - 87
  • Deer - 140
  • Elk - 96
  • Moose - 3
  • Wolf -
Fish Species in this Area
Below are specific Fish species commonly found within this WHMA area.
  • Brook Trout
  • Brown Trout
  • Colorado River Cutthroat
  • Mountain Whitefish
  • Rainbow Trout
Small game and Birds in this Area
Below are specific Small game species commonly found within this WHMA area.
  • Rabbit
  • Sage Grouse
  • Waterfowl
This 364-acre wildlife habitat management area (WHMA) is located approximately 2.5 miles north of Pinedale, WY adjacent to Fremont Lake. The area has rolling foothills and is dominated by sagebrush. There is also a large pond wetland area that provides waterfowl hunting. This parcel is adjacent to private, BLM, and USFS land and is near the Soda Lake WHMA. Many wildlife species benefit from the areas diverse habitat. Besides elk, you may see Mule deer, Pronghorn, Sage grouse, songbirds and many small mammals. Moose also frequent the wetland areas. It has been identified by researchers with the Wyoming Migration Initiative as the most threatened portion in the bi-annual Red Desert to Hoback Mule deer migration route. The WHMA was donated to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission from The Conservation Fund in fall of 2016 and is managed to conserve mule deer migration and preserve open space for big game winter range habitat. This WHMA lies within bear country, please visit our bear wise page for information on recreating in bear country -