With mule deer buck ratios below objective in the upper Shoshone River herd unit (hunt areas 110-115), the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold hunters to a four-point antler point restriction. Doe harvests will also be reduced west of Powell this fall due to low populations.
Wyoming’s controversial effort to breed the greater sage grouse in captivity has suffered a setback, as the only state-certified game bird farm has decided to take a pass on collecting eggs this spring.
Maintenance roads for the Heart Mountain Irrigation District have been used for decades by those seeking outdoor recreation. Unfortunately, the roads have also been abused. The district has now taken the first step to permanently close them to the public.