Sportsmen Front the Bill for Wildlife in Wyoming, But How?

Jess and Joy Antelope Hunting

By | Auna Kaufmann Whether you say “hunting is conservation” or are frustrated by the price of a mule deer license, it is good to know where your money is going and how it impacts the management of wildlife in Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is funded largely by license revenue. Hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses, tag application…

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How is the Game and Fish Funded?


If you enjoy hunting game in Wyoming, you probably are aware the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) sets regulations, charges fees for licenses, and much more. They are the primary managers of all wildlife in Wyoming, directed to do so by the Commission. Each state’s wildlife managers do things a little differently, but in order to hunt in Wyoming,…

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About “Surfing The Green Wave”


The Green Wave is a term used by researchers that has helped describe migrating mule deer movements as they follow the highest quality forage up the mountain in the Spring. “Whether they migrate 10 miles or 100 miles, animals make these incremental steps that coincide with green up as it moves across the landscape, largely elevational-based, as they move towards…

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