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  1. BuzzH

    Wildlife task force 90-10, etc.

    The initial 2 day meeting of the 18 member task force is in the books. Ground rules were set, introductions were made, and a list of items to address was presented. Within that list, there was a ranking of priority that I didn't get a photo of, but should be available on the website soon. The...
  2. BuzzH

    deer unit 90-1 question

    I have a couple friends, very good hunters, who pulled this tag after lots of years of applying. Both are very good hunters, one comes from a pretty big family all good hunters as well. They are both planning on bringing 5-6 friends/family members each to really cover the unit in search of the...
  3. BuzzH

    The way around 90/10

    Talked to a buddy tonight and what are your thoughts on this? How about rather than a resident/nonresident draw how about a resident only draw and an "open draw". The tag splits stay the same and keep the resident draw open to only residents at the current tag splits. The "open draw" keep all...
  4. BuzzH

    Wyoming deer info

    Following our capture from a couple weeks ago, we just wanted to share a figure displaying the condition of animals following this winter. Certainly some signatures associated with the severity of the winter. Though, can’t help but think that the fat levels going into this winter helped those...
  5. BuzzH

    90/10 not going away...

    Looks like a new website up and running about 90/10. https://www.307hunter.com/ Thoughts?
  6. BuzzH

    WY Residents only bison raffle

    Good news if you're a Wyoming resident. Good to see Governor Gordon follow up on his promises to bring a bit of equity into the Governors tags. Myself and a few others met with Governor Gordon in January and he said this was a priority. One of the 5 Governors bison permits is going to be...
  7. BuzzH

    WY Commission tags

    Apparently a new Wyoming based group is taking on the issue of WGF Commission licenses. Many sportsmen in Wyoming have been biting around the edges of the issue for a long time, but this group has clearly put the leg work in and compiled one hell of a comprehensive report. I would expect...
  8. BuzzH

    WY Grizzly Season Proposal

    http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/environmental/wyoming-sets-hunt-for-dozen-grizzlies/article_232a5ac2-073e-59db-8d57-869a4fb494c0.html The first Wyoming grizzly bear hunt in over four decades will target 24 animals if commissioners who oversee the the state's wildlife sign off on a proposal...
  9. BuzzH

    SF003 amended to 80 tags...

    Just wanted to keep everyone in the loop on what happened today in the house TRW committee meeting. First of all, your emails made a huge impact, there was a lot of discussion regarding the fairness, constitutionality, and reasons for set asides. Representative MacGuire, who is 100% spot on...
  10. BuzzH

    Wyoming drone/aircraft ban

    A couple press releases out this week on the use of aircraft for scouting. The proposed regulation changes will include adding drones to the definition of aircraft in regulation. It will also impose a complete closure for the use of any aircraft for scouting/locating/hunting big-game between...
  11. BuzzH

    hb149...take 3

    Got a message that it went down in 3rd reading.
  12. BuzzH

    Topgun...

    LAST EDITED ON Jan-17-15 AT 09:08PM (MST)[p]Get that notepad and pen out. I'm sure you'll now take this information I'm about to give you and run with it and use it as your own. Something you're very good at as evidenced by your board-hopping trying to be the "man" First of all the poll...
  13. BuzzH

    SF56, transfer of public lands

    The ignorance at the legislature is now in full swing. SF56 has been introduced, asking for an appropriation of $100,000 to study the feasibility of transferring public lands to the State of Wyoming: http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2015/Introduced/SF0056.pdf This article was also recently in the...
  14. BuzzH

    90/10 split for elk

    LAST EDITED ON Dec-21-14 AT 02:20PM (MST)[p]Since topgun likes to run his mouth... ***Didn't say that at all, but it's a big chunk of their "life support" that would need to be replaced and you dang well know it! That's why all the discussion on how it could be done is still ongoing, as you...
  15. BuzzH

    90/10 R/NR split MSGBG

    Just so the Residents are up to speed that post on this board, there will be a 90/10 bill introduced for sheep, moose, goat, bison, and grizzly (when we get a season). Meaning Residents will get 90 percent of the tags available for those species and 10 percent with go to NR's. After some...
  16. BuzzH

    Wharff leading sage brush rebellion

    LAST EDITED ON Dec-18-14 AT 02:45PM (MST)[p]What a joke...good to see Wharff surrounding himself with the best and brightest. About two dozen residents gathered Saturday morning in Evanston for the inaugural meeting of the Wyomingites for Effective Government. A board was assembled, testimony...
  17. BuzzH

    Point averaging...fair?

    Best place to start on this is the start...that would be several years back when "NR's" read...WYOGA to others, wanted to implement a point system for elk, deer, pronghorn. I honestly don't believe that PP for elk, deer, and pronghorn would have ever happened if not for WYOGA. Wyoming NR's...
  18. BuzzH

    Unit 17 sheep

    Heard the lone permit holder really knocked it out of the park...pictures at 11:00...
  19. BuzzH

    WY/MT elk...

    Did a bit of hunting the last couple weeks, really slow start for me this year with many other commitments. Went to MT last week and found a couple elk. Glassed up a bull and helped a complete stranger take this one as well. Me with the same bull: Went on a cow elk hunt in WY with...
  20. BuzzH

    Pronghorn VS. wolf evidentiary hearing

    Lets see, go to WYSFW's wolf "evidentiary" hearing to show them feds who's boss...or go look over a few hundred pronghorns at the 11th hour. I can live my "decision".
  21. BuzzH

    GF funding, how and who...

    So, the funding issue that the GF is facing is not going to go away anytime soon. There is a need for additional funds, we arent going to streamline the agency any more than it is now without having significant impacts on more programs, employees, etc. So, the question is where/how to find the...
  22. BuzzH

    Mule Deer meetings...

    Just a heads up that there will be 2 mule deer meetings taking place this week regarding the sheep mountain mule deer initiative. This includes hunt areas 61, 74, 75, 76, and 77 There is one scheduled for August 5th in Cheyenne at 6 PM at the WGFD office in Cheyenne (in the elk room). The...
  23. BuzzH

    SF45...and WYSFW

    A House committee Monday morning took a bite out of the only remaining good bill for Wyoming?s multi-billion dollar wildlife economy. Not content with cratering the 10% license fee increase that was supported by the vast majority of Wyoming-based hunting organizations, Rep. Marti Halverson...
  24. BuzzH

    Wyoming SF45

    This bill passed the Senate and is now making its way to the House side next week. The bill asks for general funds to cover Game and Fish employee's health benefits and also the costs associated with grizzly bear management. The legislature is all over the map on this one, but we (Wyoming...
  25. BuzzH

    Thanks NM for the oryx...

    Drew the OIL oryx on a party application with a friend from AZ. Had a good hunt, good time, and we both took oryx. My buddy with his, 32 inches on both horns, one shot at 417 yards with a 257 wby. Last morning of the hunt, I decided on this one. Shot at 152 yards with a 7RM, one shot. Horns...
  26. BuzzH

    WYBHA discussion...

    The discussion on technology last night that Wyoming Backcountry Hunters and Anglers hosted in Cheyenne, was a success. There were over 40 people in attendance, including WYGF Director of Wildlife Brian Nesvik. A nice surprise, and addition to those in attendance, was WYGF Director Scott...
  27. BuzzH

    WY BHA hosts...

    LAST EDITED ON Jan-14-14 AT 11:15AM (MST)[p]a discussion on technology and hunting. Hope everyone enjoyed the holiday season. We want to invite you all to a gathering that we'll be hosting at 7:00 PM, Thursday, January 16th at Uncle Charlie's Tavern and Lounge in Cheyenne (6001 Yellowstone...
  28. BuzzH

    WYO Hunter Surveys

    Piper, I took about 30 minutes today and dug into the Wyoming Hunter Surveys. First of all, I talked with a G&F contact who also said they were getting some complaints regarding the 2 cards, letter, and even phone calls. I also contacted Marie Nitschke and had a pleasant conversation with her...
  29. BuzzH

    WYSFW Chapter(s)

    ...are jumping ship. I find it quite ironical that Bob demands accountability of everyone else, but doesnt provide any to his own membership. Hey Bob, have anything to say about this??? Looks like everything is just running along all smooth like.
  30. BuzzH

    WY License fee increases...

    During the last Legislative session, the WYG&F asked the legislature to increase license fees via 3-4 bills. At the same time that was happening, behind the scenes, a couple groups were beating up the G&F and asking for the G&F to downsize and work "within" their means. The main culprit(s)...
  31. BuzzH

    Wyoming Black bear comment...

    period is open. Not sure how many people hunt bears in Wyoming, but if you do, there is an open comment period for the proposed changes to Black Bear regulations found here: http://wgfd.wyo.gov/web2011/wgfd-1001773.aspx I attended the local meeting in Laramie last evening and the only real...
  32. BuzzH

    2013 wyoming pics

    Hard to believe another hunting season is pretty much done, but I managed to get out a fair bit. Didnt have the big tags like I had last year (desert sheep, muskox, etc.), but had tags in CO, WY, and MT so made the most of them. Started the season in mid-September with only one hunt in...
  33. BuzzH

    WY Game and fish budget...

    LAST EDITED ON Aug-30-13 AT 11:19AM (MST)[p]I was unable to attend, but apparently about 90 people let the TRW committee know how they feel about fully funding the G&F. With the exception of Bob Wharff and WYSFW, everyone else was on the same page...
  34. BuzzH

    jm77...check this

    Thought I recalled you had a moose permit this year. If you drew the unit I think you did, this one may be worth a thunk. Went out this evening and did a bit of fishing. Ran into this guy... Shoot me a pm if you're interested in some coords. Took these pics with my cell phone...not sure why...
  35. BuzzH

    Wyoming BHA work day...

    The Wyoming Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers is going to have a work day this coming Saturday July 27. Seems the motorized crowd cant stick to the established trails on Pole Mtn...time to fix that. If anyone here has the time...we could use the help. Press release: LARAMIE, WY ...
  36. BuzzH

    102 mule deer follow up...

    One of the best publications I've read on the decline of mule deer...and some of the key reasons for the declines in most any mule deer ranges in the West. Well worth thetime to read. http://wildlife.utah.gov/pdf/mule_deer_wafwa.pdf
  37. BuzzH

    SF155...house committee

    I like how this chit is dropped on us last minute and posted just a few hours before its heard in committee. Guys, I promise, next session, I'm going to be more on top of this stuff. Anyway, tomorrow at 8 A.M. the house TRW committee is hearing another of Senator Larry Hicks' fantastic pieces...
  38. BuzzH

    SF0085 tabled until Wednesdsay

    Just got back from Cheyenne. The testimony heard on SF0085 is over, but they tabled the decision until Wednesday regarding the bill passing the house committee. Found out a few things regarding the bill. It appears, from talking to a group of Natrona County sportsmen, that they asked Senator...
  39. BuzzH

    sf155 Senate Committee

    LAST EDITED ON Jan-30-13 AT 05:47PM (MST)[p]The Senate hearing is tomorrow at 8 a.m. for those interested. Time to stop the madness: G14, cut your previous post, hope you dont mind. http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2013/billindex/BillCrossRef.aspx?type=ALL Breakdown: (h) The commission shall...
  40. BuzzH

    Wyoming HB260...Residents

    get your checkbooks out...not over yet. Yet ANOTHER bill with Resident, and NR fee increases. Throw enough chit at the wall and see what sticks, this is getting funny now. HB260 http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2013/Introduced/HB0260.pdf
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