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Hunting

Centered between the Snowy and the Laramie Ranges, Albany County boasts many of the premier hunting opportunities in the state of Wyoming. With incredible big-horn sheep, elk, and mule deer in the Laramie Range, Shirley Basin pronghorn antelope, and some of the best elk and Shiras moose hunting in the Snowy Range, Albany County is a hunting gem of the Rocky Mountains and friendly and accessible to out-of-state hunters. Start planning now and contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for details on drawing hunting licenses and accruing preference points.

The information includes but is not limited to:
Hunting Forecast – Want to know how last winter affected pronghorn numbers in Big Horn Basin? Or what the population levels of elk look like in the Laramie Region? The Wyoming Game and Fish has the information you need.

Application Information – In the application booklet you will find information on how to apply for a license in Wyoming, application dates, and deadlines for resident and nonresident, as well as general information about the licenses available for each species.

What do I need to go hunting in Wyoming?

DISCLAIMER:  The following information is a condensed summary of what you will more than likely need with you in the field to be legal while hunting in Wyoming.  It is in no way a complete reference material, and is not intended to alter the intent or statutory content of applicable wildlife laws and Commission regulations.  Please read the entire regulation brochure (for the species you will be hunting) online from your local Game and Fish office or license selling agent.

Resources

Hunting License
Conservation Stamp
Proof of Hunter Safety
Fluorescent Orange (hunter orange)
Archery License/Important information
Private Lands Public Wildlife (PLPW) – Hunter Management Areas (HMA)
Permission to Hunt, Fish or Trap
Other Stamps and Permits
Do I Need an Outfitter?
Species Specific Hunting Information
Significant Regulations and Statute Changes
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

Contact Wyoming Game and Fish
1212 S. Adams St.
Laramie, WY 82070
Ph: (307) 745-4046

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