Wyoming Import Regulations


Aquaculture Contacts, Transport Regulations, BMP's, and Approved Aquatic Species

Last updated: June 8th, 2018

! Important Notice !

Aquaculturists transporting or selling aquatic animals are responsible for following current regulations required by each state in which the activity occurs (selling or transporting) and are advised to contact state regulatory agencies responsible for permitting these activities.

State Aquaculture Contacts:        

Dirk Miller
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Deputy Chief of Fisheries
5400 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82006

Fish Hatchery Regulations

Regulations governing fish hatcheries are found in regulations Chapter 51 of Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.
Regulations governing private fish stockings are found in regulations Chapter 49 of Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.

Importation, Possession, and Transportation Regulations

Regulations for importation, possession, confinement, transportation, sale, and disposition of live wildlife including aquatic animals are found in Chapter 10.

Forms and Applications

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department Fishing Forms and Applications web page provides access to various forms including:

Live bait dealer (and receipt books)
Live baitfish importation
Fishing preserve
Private hatchery
Seine or trap fish license
Landowner fishing lakes or ponds

Aquatic Invasive Species

Regulations for aquatic invasive species are found in Chapter 62.