WYOGA Events & Activities

Events for WYOGA

Future Annual Convention Dates

March 30–April 1, 2023
April 4–6, 2024

WYOGA 2022 Winter Retreat

Friday, December 9, 2022
9:00am-4:00pm
Holiday Inn, Riverton

Important files:

Tracey L. Knutson Powerpoint presentation: Developing an Emergency Response Plan

Economic Value of Outfitted Trips to Conservation Organizations: Summary Charts

Economic Value of Outfitted Trips to Conservation Organizations: Full Report

Reports on the economic impact of big game hunting on Wyoming

Reports commissioned by the Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association and its partners, and produced by Southwick Associates:

Our partners in producing the economic impact studies:

Hunting Story Contest Winners

Hunter of the Year Awards

Agency Personnel Awards

• Agency Personnel Award for 2021:
David Rael
Wyoming Game & Fish Department Commissioner

• Agency Personnel Award for 2020:
John Boretsky
SCI, Guide Liaison

• Agency Personnel Award for 2019:
Matt Mead
former Governor of Wyoming

• Agency Personnel Award for 2018:
Biff Burton
Saratoga Game Warden
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2017:
Scott Talbott
Director
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2016:
Jean Cole
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2015:
Cindy Stein
Bridger-Teton National Forest

• Agency Personnel Award for 2014:
Bill Long
Wyoming Wetland Society

• Agency Personnel Award for 2013:
Scott Edberg

Assistant Chief, Wildlife Division
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2012:
Tim Fuchs
Jackson Region Wildlife Supervisor
Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Jacque Buchanan
Bridger-Teton Forest Supervisor

• Agency Personnel Award for 2011:
Amanda McKee, Administrator
Wyoming State Board of Outfitters & Professional Guides

Kevin Hurley
Statewide Bighorn Sheep Program Coordinator
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2010:
Mark Bruscino
Bear Management Program Supervisor
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

Daryl Lutz
Casper Region Biologist Supervisor
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2009:
Gary Fralick

Wildlife Biologist and Survey Coordinator
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

• Agency Personnel Award for 2008:
Brian Nesvik
South Pinedale Game Warden
Wyoming Game & Fish Department

Patti Schwind
Outfitter and Guide Permit Administrator
US Forest Service

Doug Brimeyer
Wildlife Biologist, Jackson Region
Wyoming Game & Fish Department