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    Hunting and Fishing

    The Worland area provides greater opportunities to hunt, fish and trap for more species of fish and wildlife on public land than anywhere else in the country. 

    Big Game-Mule Deer, White-Tailed Deer, and Pronghorn, Moose, Elk and Black Bear.

    Gamebird-Pheasant, Hungarian Partridge, Chukar Partridge, Mourning Dove, Turkey, Duck, Canadian Goose, Sandhill Crane, Sage Grouse, and Blue Grouse.

    Small Game-Rabbit hunting is easy to find; Cottontail and Jack Rabbit. Red squirrels, Snowshoe Hare, Bobcat, Coyote, Red Fox, Badger, Raccoon, Skunk, Weasel, Mink, Muskrat and Beaver can also be found.

    Fishing-Walleye, Sauger, Channel Catfish, Shovelnose Sturgeon and Ling are in local rivers. Cutthroat, Rainbow and Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill and Sunsfish can also be found in lakes, streams and ponds.

  • Great places for Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Four-wheeling on ATVs, Hiking and Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, Horseback Riding and Fossil Hunting are all within 10 minutes of Worland. Some of the best rockclimbing and mountain climbing in the state can be found near Ten Sleep, while great downhill ski runs can be found in the Big Horn Mountains on the edge of Washakie County in Deer Haven and Meadowlark.  

    Ultimately, Washakie County is an Outdoor Paradise, no matter what time of year.