List of winners of the 2024 Lake Hattie Ice Fishing Derby
Tournament is sponsored by CPW in an effort to reduce the population of lake trout 24 inches in length and smaller. Previous tournaments were held in 2020 and 2021.
Wyoming Master Anglers, open to all Wyoming anglers, Resident and Nonresident, must catch at least one fish species of qualifying length, Trophy Anglers must catch at least five species and Ultimate Anglers must catch at least ten species.
The meeting will begin with a presentation covering past and present data to provide anglers with an understanding of the current status of the sport fisheries in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
The emerging population of New Zealand mudsnails in Alsop Lake was detected and reported by a Laramie resident.
As summer progresses, the Flaming Gorge Reservoir surface water temperatures will continue to increase rapidly, reaching temperatures lethal to kokanee.
Removing some smaller lake trout will reduce competition for forage, which will ultimately lead to more trophy-class lakers.
Watercraft check station at Glendo Reservoir will be closing for the season starting Monday, Dec. 19. All watercraft will be permitted to launch following existing rules and regulations.
If you are bitten by a rattlesnake, move carefully away to a safe location. Remain calm and allow the bite to bleed freely for 30 seconds. Cleanse and disinfect the bite area with iodine, or soap and water. Call ahead to the nearest hospital so they can plan accordingly for your visit.
Trout Unlimited launches campaign to build broader engagement and support for our existing Gold Medal waters, and for boosting other waters to achieve Gold Medal status
Despite multiple postponements and an ongoing global pandemic AFFTA pulls off a successful trade show at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah.
During the committee sessions, some of the issues discussed included legislative priorities such as the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), federal excise tax issues, import duty relief and conservation initiatives around the country.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife launches smartphone application that makes purchasing hunting and fishing licenses and state park passes easier.
Good, solid clear ice is the safest. Four inches of ice is generally considered safe for people ice fishing and ice skating. However, off-highway vehicles, or OHVs, need at least six inches of ice thickness. Anyone going out onto the ice should drill test holes to measure thickness as they venture out
New bill would expand authorities for federal agencies to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species
The “Clean Drain Dry” initiative educates anglers and boaters on how to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species
The Wyoming Game and Fish facility is home to one of only two captive broodstocks of Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the country.
CPW has removed Green Mountain Reservoir from the positive waters list for quagga mussels
Part 2: Important lessons learned from last summer’s catastrophic wildfires and their impact on big game, fish and forests
The U.S. House of Representatives passed without objection America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, a historic package of bills to benefit fish and wildlife conservation throughout the nation. With the U.S. Senate unanimously passing the ACE Act on September 16, it now moves to President Trump who can sign it into law.
WYoming G&F's Sam Hochhalter explains understanding how to legally access Wyoming’s streams is important.
“The ACE Act would be a massive win for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country,” said Mike Leonard, vice president of Government Affairs at the American Sportfishing Association (ASA)
On August 4th, the President signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), which previously passed both the House and Senate with strong bipartisan support. The most significant national conservation legislation passed in a generation, the GAOA permanently secures funding for public lands and outdoor recreation under the Land and Water Conservation Fund
More boats requiring decontamination because of infestations of destructive mussels entered Colorado last year than in 2018, but the statewide inspection program coordinated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife again succeeded in keeping invasive mussels out of the state’s lakes and reservoirs.
The National Fish Habitat Through Partnership Act was included in this conservation legislation
Bill will establish more consistent federal funding for habitat conservation programs
The grassroots projects will improve water quality and aquatic habitat
School trust lands were intended to make money for the state, but exactly how they should do that is up for debate
Montana. Big Sky Country. Fabled trout waters.
“Learning how to fish with my father ... if there were five license plates from Wyoming then that was OK,” Freeman said. “But if there were five license plates from Wyoming and one from Colorado or Utah, then it was overused.”
Persistence pays off with fishing expedition
Designer helps spread gospel of tenkara fishing
SAFE BOATING IS NO ACCIDENT
Casting for a Good Time? Check Out this Trout and Ale Trail Across the U.S.
The recreational fishing and boating community is celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump on December 31.
Record-breaking fish, grizzly bears, strategic planning and the Wyoming Outdoor Expo were among the notable events in 2018 for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
The 2.5% fee reduces administrative costs with credit card transactions
Hale Lures/Stanley Jigs, a leading manufacturer of trophy bass tackle, is putting their money behind their reputation.
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) champions in the House and Senate rallied on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with conservation leaders and outdoor recreation advocates today calling on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund America’s most important conservation and recreation program before the end of the year.
Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) made substantial progress on its Accelerated Transformation Plan, designed to create a simpler, faster, stronger consumer-focused portfolio of leading brands and today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens.
Fishing for lake trout in the Gorge is heating up!
What do the high country fisheries hold for anglers?
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails in both the North Platte River near Casper and the Salt River south of Alpine.
GILA TROUT: A NATIVE TROUT CONSERVATION STORY
Submissions open soon for the 2020 Wyoming Game and Fish Department Conservation Stamp art contest.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails
Water infrastructure package with benefits for fish, wildlife, and the outdoor recreation economy heads to president’s desk with bipartisan support
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Cigarette butts are the most common type of debris found during cleanups.
The razorback sucker, a native fish found in the Colorado River basin is making a comeback thanks to the work of conservation partnerships between the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), states, federal agencies, Tribes, industry and environmental groups.