Veteran Hunting, Fishing, and Parks Benefits

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department offers a number of hunting and fishing licenses to qualified Veterans. Applicants must provide a letter from the VBA Regional Office certifying eligibility. Call (800) 842-1934 for application information or visit one of the Department Regional Offices located in Casper, Cody, Green River, Jackson, Lander, Laramie, Pinedale or Sheridan.

Free Fishing License
50% Disabled Veteran, resident of Wyoming for not less than one year and submit a letter from the VBA Regional Office certifying the 50% level of service connected disability of the applicant.

Free Bird, Small Game, and Fishing Licenses
100% Disabled Veteran, resident of Wyoming for not less than one year and submit a letter from the VBA Regional Office certifying the 100% level of service connected disability of the applicant.

Free Hunting and Fishing Licenses While on Leave
Any Wyoming resident who is on active duty in the U.S. Military deployed to a combat zone, who is home on leave.

Special Limited Fishing Permit for Hospitalized Veterans
In coordination with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, a free license can be issued by any VA Hospital within Wyoming, Wyoming Department of Health or Wyoming Department of Family Services. Veteran must fish under the direct control of the institution.

Pioneer Veteran Bird, Small Game, and Fishing License
For any Wyoming Veteran who is 65 or older and has lived in Wyoming for 30 or more continuous years.

Free State Parks Pass Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources offers a 50% Disabled Veteran Annual Day Use and Camping Lifetime Permit. You must be a resident of Wyoming for not less than one year and submit a letter from the VBA Regional Office certifying the 50% level of service connected disability of the applicant. For more information, call 307-777-6323 or email.



Larry Barttelbort

(307) 777-8151 Office
(307) 777-8150 Fax

Wyoming Veteran's Hotline
(800) 833-5987