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Extra Non-Resident Elk Tags For Wyoming! – Eastmans’ Official Weblog | Mule Deer, Antelope, Elk Looking and Bowhunting Journal

7,250, that’s what number of Wyoming elk tags non-residents have had allotted to them since 1980 within the Cowboy State however that could possibly be about to vary! Wyoming elk numbers have skyrocketed within the japanese portion of the state, placing a pressure on socially and biologically acceptable elk populations, the place a scarcity of non-human apex predators, (wolves & grizzlies) permits the elk numbers to develop exponentially. 

Together with the advice, from the Wyoming Wildlife Taskforce, to eradicate the 7,250 allocation cap, comes a regionalizing of non-resident elk tags as effectively. 

“Latest Wyoming Sport and Fish Division evaluation concluded that regionalizing non-resident elk licenses would supply sport managers extra exact talents to handle the elk populations throughout the state,” the taskforce’s suggestion letter mentioned. “If carried out this measure may lead to allocation of licenses in areas the place further elk harvest is required and in addition present further choices to handle hunter crowding.”


I’m unsure how all this may pan out nevertheless it’s excellent news for “out of staters” desirous to hunt elk in Wyoming. Simply take into account that the areas which have skilled this elk explosion are predominantly personal land so regardless that there could possibly be extra tags there will not be extra alternative. Hiring an clothes shop or paying a trespass charge will most definitely be key to making the most of any enhance in elk tags granted from Wyoming. On that entrance, we’re engaged on making a community of vetted guides and outfitters by way of Eastmans’ TagHub, keep tuned for extra on this entrance and within the meantime, preserve a watch out for extra non-resident elk tags right here in Ol’ Wyo. 



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