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    Wyoming Small Game After Antelope Hunt?

    Alright guys at the risk of getting really far ahead of myself but assuming I am successful on my antelope trip to Wyoming this year and have a couple days left for the hunt what do you guys do afterwards? How is the rabbit or other small game hunting out that way? If it's worth it I wouldn't mind taking an extra shotgun or .22 and see more country while I am out there. I'm hunting Unit 74 and will be staying in Riverton.

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    Small Game Hunt

    Quote Originally Posted by DABAU View Post
    Alright guys at the risk of getting really far ahead of myself but assuming I am successful on my antelope trip to Wyoming this year and have a couple days left for the hunt what do you guys do afterwards? How is the rabbit or other small game hunting out that way? If it's worth it I wouldn't mind taking an extra shotgun or .22 and see more country while I am out there. I'm hunting Unit 74 and will be staying in Riverton.
    Hello Dabau,
    A few years ago, I took my shotgun to Wyoming to use following my antelope hunt. I did not get to use it due to getting an antelope at the very end of Sept., the grouse season had just ended. So......bought a NR fishing license, instead.
    Check the Small Game season dates to really be sure.

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    I'll be hunting antelope in NE Wyoming, and hope to find time to shoot some sharptail grouse. However, it sucks that my bird dog will be at home. I've never shot a sharptail so I'm really hoping to find a few.

    We might also try some coyote hunting.

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    DABAU,

    Fall fishing is great throughout Wyoming. Small game hunting is spotty at best. There is some good grouse hunting in areas. I personally would focus on predator hunting, fishing, and scouting for future other species hunts. If your hunting in mid to late September, head up to the hills and listen to a few elk bugle... catch some brook trout in almost any mountain stream, and call in a few predators. Or you can always buy a few antelope doe tags in one of the areas with leftovers... plenty of options.

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    Flaming Gorge has some world class kokanee fishing I would like to try sometime.
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    I take my predator call and shoot coyotes. Always get some.
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    I usually just party after my hunt is done. Ha ha.

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    I'd also take some calls and see if you can wack a couple yotes if you have time!

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    I'm looking at the same scenario and I was already planning to try to take out a couple of coyotes.

    It is not small game and it is a little twist on the topic but is it correct that a wolf is considered "predatory" in that area?
    In other words ........ game on?
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    save yourself the walking for minimal bird action go check out boysen reservoir, wind river range, or casino lol.

 

 

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