New angler program launched by WGFD
June 5, 2019
For some sportsmen, trophies are more slippery than shiny and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a new program to recognize the anglers reeling them in.
The department has launched its Master Angler program to recognize anglers who catch trophy-sized game fish in Wyoming waters. Trophy fish represent the largest 5 percent of the 24 eligible species.
Participating in the program is easy, even if catching a trophy is challenging.
An angler who lands a fish that meets or exceeds the minimum qualifying length from snout to the tip of a pinched tail must take and submit a side-...