Ruling on lawsuit, U.S. District Judge Freudenthal says Forest Service must revisit decision to allow state elk feedground near Kelly.
Wyoming Game and Fish reports more than 104,800 wapiti in the state — 31 percent above objectives — but disruptions of hunting patterns present challenges.
Temporary water transfers allow water-rights holders to sell billions of gallons of state-owned water for millions of dollars, almost none of which goes to the state.
Thursday hearing could stall Wyoming hunt. Meantime license winners prepare with required hunting courses, including those who intend to “shoot ’em with a camera.”
All eyes are on Wyoming, state senator says, as water commission board member Budd-Falen questions need for new law that would make banking a beneficial use.