SHERIDAN — Mountain lion hunters are alerted that Mountain Lion Hunt Area 23, in the Sheridan Region, closed Dec. 2 at 1:15 p.m. The hunt area closed for the season when the mortality limit of 15 mountain lions was reached.

Most mountain lion hunt areas have a mortality limit and close as soon as the limit is reached or when the season ends, whichever comes first. It is the hunter’s responsibility to call the mountain lion mortality limit hotline at 1-800-264-1280 before going hunting to check the status of a hunt area. The hotline is operable 24 hours a day.


From the Wyoming Game and Fish Department