Wyoming Game and Fish Department
”For problems with feral dogs or cats, predatory animals (coyote, jackrabbit, porcupine, raccoon, red fox, wolf, skunk or stray cat) or predacious birds (house (English) sparrow or starling), contact your local animal control office…
If you are having problems with nongame birds or mammals, big game (der, antelope, elk, bighorn sheep or moose), small game (cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare and fox, gray or red squirrels), trophy game (black bear, grizzly bear or mountain lion), furbearers (badger, beaver, bobcat, marten, mink, muskrat or weasel) or game birds(grouse, partridge, pheasant, ptarmigan, quail, turkey, waterfowl, crane or doves), contact the Game and Fish Department. The local game warden is listed in the phone book under Wyoming State Government or call the nearest district office…”
If there is a problem dealing with a predatory species (coyote, skunk, raccoon, etc.) in Cheyenne, contact Animal Control (635-1453) or Bill’s Pest Removal (640-1243)
Trapping license is free.
Chapter 34, Depredation Prevention Hunting Seasons
Chapter 4, Furbearing Animal Hunting or Trapping Seasons
Title 23 Game And Fish, Chapter 1 Administration
Chapter 52, Nongame Wildlife
Urban and Nuisance Wildlife
Wyoming Animal Damage Management Board
Trapping Forms and Applications
USDA Resolves Wildlife Conflicts in Wyoming (2008)
Homeowner’s Guide for Resolving Wildlife Conflicts
WY G&F Claim For Payment Of Elk, Deer, And/Or Antelope Landowner Coupons
Trap Identification Number Application Form For (current year)
WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT
LAW ENFORCEMENT SECTION
5400 BISHOP BLVD
CHEYENNE, WY 82006
ATTENTION: SUSIE SALAZAR
Wyoming Game & Fish Dept.
License Draw Section
5400 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82006-0001
click on Title 23 & download to Word. Look on page 57
23 2 303. Trapping licenses; tagging; traps and snares; penalty; confiscation; inspection; interference with trapping.
(d) All traps and snares used for furbearing or predatory animals shall be permanently marked or tagged with the name and address of the owner or the identification number assigned to the owner by the department. Any identification number attached to a trap or snare pursuant to this subsection is solely for the use of the department or appropriate law enforcement officers and is not a public record for purposes of W.S. 16‑4‑201 through 16‑4‑205.
Live trapping can be used to relocate an animal to a new area. Live traps may be borrowed from the WY Game and Fish Department and Cheyenne Animal Control.