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Fishing contests

Thinking of organizing a fishing contest? Be sure to read the fishing contest requirements to learn more about how to apply.

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Fishing contest application

Review the fishing contest requirements, complete the Fishing contest application form and mail, email or fax it to us:



Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Fish Division

5400 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82006


Email: wgf-fishadmin@wyo.gov

Fax: (307) 777-4611





Fishing contest application

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Fishing contest reports

The Wyoming fishing contest report form must be completed following a fishing contest. The list of fish species codes also is available.

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AIS information for contest participants

AIS can have far-reaching impacts on our water resources if they become established. AIS could lead to water closure and impact recreation opportunities. Learn more about AIS guidelines for fishing contest participants.