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WY: New bill on Coyote night hunting passes both Senate and House
Feb 18, 2023 07:16 ET

WYOMING – On Feb. 13 a new bill allowing hunters to use artificial and infrared light and night vision to assist in killing coyotes on public land passed the Wyoming Senate two weeks after it passed the House.

House Bill 104 ( is sponsored by Representative Jeremy Haroldson and seeks to allow hunters to stalk and kill coyotes, in addition to other predators, at night with “the aid of an artificial light or lighting device including thermal or infrared imaging or other light imaging” on public land. Hunting predators with the use of artificial or infrared light is currently only allowed on private land with permission of the landowner.

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