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Wyoming Game and Fish proposing changes to black bear hunting rules for Laramie, Snowy, Sierra Madre Ranges


CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing some changes to black bear hunting season rules for Hunt Area 7 in the Laramie Range, Hunt Area 8 in the Snowy Range and Hunt Area 9 in the Sierra Madre Range.

Game and Fish will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at the Laramie Regional Office, 1212 S. Adams St. in Laramie. Wildlife managers will present the proposed adjustments to the rules during the meeting.

People are able to submit comments online until 5 p.m. Dec. 14. Comments can also be submitted via standard mail to:

  • WGFD, Regulations
  • 3030 Energy Lane
  • Casper WY, 82604

Black bear hunting season rules are reviewed on a three-year basis. The proposed changes and Game and Fish’s statement of reasons for why those are being proposed can be reviewed below: