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Monthly Archives: March 2017

May 15 Deadline For Landowner Licenses

LANDER– Resident landowners who hunt deer, elk or antelope are alerted that applications for landowner licenses must be submitted to your local game warden or Game and Fish office by May 15.    To qualify for a landowner license, at least 160 contiguous acres must be owned. The land must…


Pheasants Forever Helps Ensure Future Hunting

CHEYENNE– The High Plains Chapter of Pheasants Forever helped ensure hunters a place to go afield in Laramie County in the coming year by donating $2,500 to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s AccessYes program. Chapter president Glenn Manley presented Game and Fish Commissioner Ron Lovercheck and Deputy Director John…


Volunteers Needed For Deer Mortality Surveys

GREEN RIVER– You can assist mule deer management, get a hands-on look at habitat conditions on winter ranges of Wyoming’s largest deer herd, and get some exercise to boot, by helping the Wyoming Game and Fish Department with the annual Wyoming Range mule deer mortality surveys. According to wildlife biologist…


Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep / Past and Present

CHEYENNE– In the day to day managing of Wyoming’s game animals, wildlife managers must take a number of factors into consideration when establishing hunting seasons, license quotas and looking after the well-being of the game herds.    Such things as hunter success, habitat condition, winter loss and more can all…


DFG Offers Big Game Hunting Clinic This Spring

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will hold a big game hunting clinic for hunters of all skill levels at the Wilderness Unlimited RV Park in Williams. “DFG is offering this course at the perfect time of year to assist hunters who are planning their big game hunts for…


DFG Schedules Public Meetings for Biennial Groundfish Management Regulations

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is in the process of refining 2009 and 2010 regulation alternatives for the commercial and recreational groundfish fisheries. Two regional public meetings are scheduled to gather input on the current range of alternatives. Fisheries managers plan to discuss issues surrounding the development…


California Hunting Digest Big Game Book Now Available

The deadline is approaching for several special hunting opportunities announced in the 2008 California Hunting Digest Big Game book. “The publication is the ‘must have’ book for the hunter and outdoors enthusiast as it is a comprehensive source for big game hunting opportunities,” says James Fong, License and Revenue Branch…


Snow Conditions, Access Has Improved For Spring Turkey Hunters

Forest road conditions have improved in many high country areas over the past couple of weeks, but spring turkey hunters and other outdoor recreationists may still find impassible snowpack or muddy conditions on some side roads at higher elevations.The main forest roads are open in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, but…


Game and Fish Commission sets remaining 2008 fall hunts; Creates over-the-counter turkey tags for young hunters

Initiating the first-ever over-the-counter turkey tags for youth in designated units and approving the first-ever permitted archery deer hunts in specific units based on a harvest apportioning formula were two of the changes approved by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission during its April 19 meeting at the new Game…


Arizona Urban Fishing Bulletin: April 27 – May 10

GILBERT PARKS BOARD TO CONSIDER CLOSING URBAN PROGRAM On Thursday evening, May 1, the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will be deciding on a citizen proposal to drop Water Ranch Lake from the Urban Fishing Program and convert it to a catch and release, artificial fly and lure only…