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Fewer Elk and Predators = More Mule Deer

The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is looking at intentionally managing our struggling mule deer herds in the state by considering adding more aggressive elk management and predator management to the mix.  To date, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department has a separate ongoing project “which focuses on improving habitat, …

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This is TagHub!

To draw a tag or not draw a tag? That is the question. Western big game hunting research has always been something that puzzles the mind and with the influx of hunters into the systems of several western states, the mind puzzle is getting harder to figure out. TagHub is …

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CWD Management – Science or Money?

  As I reported in my blogs on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) management in Wyoming in the spring (click here to read) and summer (click here to read) of 2020, the Wyoming Game & Fish management plan contains some potential management strategies that are very concerning, especially since there are …

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Mule Deer Money Allocated

  Being a lifelong mule deer fanatic, it makes me elated to see so much attention and focus being put on the future of the species’ existence and long-term health. In late January the Wyoming Game & Fish Commission took another step to help improve habitat and protect migration corridors, …

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Boone & Crockett says NO to Electronic Hunting Gear

  Outdoor Life recently posted an article that said, “According to an update on the Boone & Crockett Club’s Eligibility Statement, which took effect Dec. 1, 2021, the use of “sights with built-in electronic range-finding capabilities” and “technology that delivers real-time location data (including photos) to target or guide a …

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Maybe This Time? – Grizzly Delisting

Man! I hope this happens this time. This 20-year dance of proving the recovery of grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) needs to see these critters delisted from the overreaching Endangered Species Act (ESA). “It was on Sept. 16 that Gov. Mark Gordon and Wyoming Game and Fish Department …

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