About Hunting in Wyoming

In 2021 it remains the same to conserve wildlife and serve people. That is something that will not change currently. In particular the largest priority is the very important restoration and connectivity of fish and wildlife migration areas , there is going to be a comprehensive plan to maintain the overall health and diversity of wildlife within a state. This strategy provides a technical foundation in the statewide habitat plan.

The contributions made from the hunts commences go a long way to furthering this plan. As much as there are opportunities to provide for our families and friends there is also a way to give back to the foundations that work hard to be sure that it doesn’t leave , whether through emergencies or not.

Wyoming Hunting Seasons 2021 – 2022

Big Game: Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Bison, Antelope, Mountain Lion, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat

Small Game: wide range

Birds: Turkey, wide range

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Wyoming Hunting Season Dates 2021 – 2022

Listed below are a variety of dates that take into account the animal, the choice of weapon as well as the hunt area where those hunts are being held. If you would like to know more, there are links at the bottom. The general season dates are outlined in tables for a quick reference and protocol as to what to quickly expect moving forward for this year.

Wyoming General Elk/ Deer General Season Dates 2021 – 2022

SeasonDates
Deer (firearms)Nov 1 – Jan 31, 2022
Deer (bow)Sept 1-30, 2021
Elk (firearms)Aug 15- Jan 31, 2022
Elk (bow)Sept 1- 30, 2021
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Bear Hunting Season 2021 – 2022

SeasonDates
Black Bear (Firearms)May 1- June 15, 2021
Sept 1 – Oct 31, 2021
Black Bear (Bow)Apr 15 – 30, 2021
May 1- 14, 2021
Aug 1 – Sept 30, 2021
Grizzly BearSept 15- Nov 15, 2021
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Please click here for details regarding grizzly bear zones and limits.

Overall Game Hunting Season 2021 – 2022

SeasonDates
MooseSept 1 – Nov 20, 2021
BisonAug 15- Jan 31, 2022
AntelopeSept 1- Dec 31, 2021
Mountain LionSept 1- Aug 31, 2021
Bighorn SheepSept 1- Dec 31, 2021
Mountain GoatSept 1- Nov 15, 2021

Wyoming Hunting License Info

LicenseResidentNonresident
Application$5.00$15.00
Archery$16.00$72.00
Bighorn sheep$152 ( w/ app fee)$2,320.00
Deer$42.00$374
Game bird / Small game /
Fishing
$496.00N/A

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Wyoming Hunting News

A chance to make new tracks for 2021, there is something so nice about being able to take advantage of all that’s to change. The year before absolutely was hard but with 2.75 million in high priority wildlife crossing projects that challenge is now working in conservation to ensure that people are able to be as responsible as possible.

This helps protect Wyoming by taking charge to serve people more heartily than ever, because when seemingly nothing was certain , one thing remained the same and that’s the great outdoors of WY. By putting half a million into projects it means that we will be able to use this hunting season to focus on the future and move forward possibly educating more on the COVID disease as well.

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