Public Notice

The next special meeting of the Wyoming State Board of Outfitters and Professional Guides will be held on December 17, 2021 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Wyoming Game and Fish Office in Casper, Wyoming. The agenda for this meeting is located at http://outfitters.wyo.gov

Training class will be held at 9:00 a.m. on December 17, 2021 - same location. 3030 Energy Lane Casper, WY 82604

Persons needed special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact the Board’s ADA Coordinator, Amanda McKee at (800) 264-0981

Draft Agenda, December 17, 2021

Previous Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes, August 13, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes, June 22, 2021

Board Work Session Minutes, June 22, 2021

Board Meeting Minutes, April 8, 2021


The Board shall hold a regular meeting the third Friday in February of each year at the Little America Hotel & Resort in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

***OUTFITTER RENEWAL APPLICATION AND $600 LICENSE FEE ARE DUE BY DECEMBER 1, 2021***

2021 Outfitter Renewal Packet

2021 Outfitter Annual Report Forms


YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR RENEWAL APPLICATION AND LICENSE FEE

AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO THE DUE DATE OF DECEMBER 1

OUTFITTER RENEWAL APPLICATION AND $600 LICENSE FEE MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 31 OF EACH YEAR


Chapter 2 Section 4. Renewal of Outfitter Licenses.

(a) Outfitter licenses expire on December 31 of the year issued per W.S. 23-2-414(b). Outfitter renewal applications are due on December 1 of each year. Any application post-marked or received after December 31 shall be treated as a first time applicant.

Chapter 2 Section 3. Outfitters to Submit Required Outfitter Annual Report.

(a) Each licensed outfitter shall submit an Outfitter's Annual Report (report) on the form provided by the Board covering the calendar year for which the license was valid. The reported information shall be legible, accurate and complete.

(b) Each report shall be post-marked no later than January 31 of the subsequent year for which the report is being filed. Any report post-marked or received after that date is untimely, and any associated renewal application that was submitted shall be treated as a first time applicant.

1. Renewal Process:

a. Renewal application and license fee is DUE DECEMBER 1 PER RULE (above).

b. Renewal application must be signed.

c. License fee must accompany application.

d. Incomplete, illegible or inaccurate applications will be returned. This could cause your renewal to be considered late.

e. If you have been cited for any type of Game and Fish violation under Title 23 of Wyoming Statutes, convicted of a misdemeanor or felony please list and submit your renewal application and license fee to the office as early as possible. Include copies of citations, court records or any other documentation pertaining to the violation.

2. Year-End Report:

a. Report must be received or postmarked no later than January 31 of the subsequent year for which the report is being filed.

b. Report must be signed.

c. Incomplete, illegible and/or inaccurate reports will be returned. This could cause your renewal to be considered late.

d. All hunt areas must be listed in numerical format.

e. All kill areas must be listed in numerical format.

f. Full list of all guides you employed to include their correct guide number.

3. Outfitter Directory Information Form:

a. Complete and return this form with your renewal application and license fee.

b. If you choose not to submit, please verify that the previous year’s information in the Outfitter Directory is correct.

4. Private Land Authorizations:

a. Review and make updates and/or changes if needed. ANY EXPIRED PRIVATE LANDS WILL BE REMOVED

b. Submit, with renewal application and fee, a new Private Land Use Request form for each of the landowners that show current expiration.

c. If you do not update expired landowner information, those landowners and/or area authorizations will be removed from your license if applicable.

5. If You Are Not Renewing:

a. Submit short statement that you will not be renewing your Wyoming outfitter license.

b. Submit the Year-End Report as required by Chapter 2 Section 3 of the Board’s Rules.

6. If You Want to Take A Year Off:

a. Submit renewal application and license fee with statement requesting an inactive status.

b. Submit the Year-End Report as required by Chapter 2 Section 3 of the Board’s Rules.

*Please submit all renewal paperwork, in whole, if possible to the Board office.

*Renewal application and license fee may be submitted at any time during the year but RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED no later than December 31.

*All Board Rules, Statutes and Forms are available on the Board’s website, outfitters.wyo.gov , or by contacting the office.

* Please contact our office with any questions.

The mission of the Board, in order to serve and protect the public and maintain quality and professionalism within the hunting outfitting industry in Wyoming, is to license, regulate, review and evaluate big and trophy game outfitters and guides and enforce applicable laws, rules and regulations related to the outfitting industry.

Chronic Wasting Disease in Wyoming

Please review the information from Wyoming Game and Fish Department concerning Chronic Wasting Disease in Wyoming, the 2020 CWD Sampling Plans and carcass transportation regulations.

For questions or concerns please contact your local Wyoming Game and Fish representatives or the Wyoming Game and Fish website,

https://wgfd.wyo.gov/Wildlife-in-Wyoming/More-Wildlife/Wildlife-Disease