2018 Wyoming Statutes
SECTION 23-2-406 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 23-2-406 (2018)

23-2-406. Definitions.

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Advertises" means attempting by any means, including the Internet, the World Wide Web or a similar proprietary or common carrier electronic system, to induce persons to enter into an agreement with an outfitter to receive guide or packing services;

(ii) "Board" means the Wyoming state board of outfitters and guides established under this act;

(iii) "Guide services" means for hire or remuneration, accompanying and providing assistance to a hunter in the field relating to the taking of any big or trophy game animal except as provided in W.S. 23-2-401(b) and (c);

(iv) "Outfitter" means a person including a hunting club, who advertises or holds himself out to the public for hire for the purpose of financial gain in order to provide guide or packing services for the purpose of taking any big or trophy game animal, excluding any person who furnishes pack or riding animals and other equipment only to a hunter for his personal temporary use and any landowner providing outfitter services on private lands owned or leased by him. As used in this paragraph:

(A) "Hunting club" means any person requiring dues or remuneration for providing personal services in the field for the taking of any big or trophy game animal;

(B) "Landowner" means any person, firm or corporation holding title to, or occupying under a contract of purchase, agricultural land or any person whose family owns at least a majority of the stock in a Wyoming corporation and who provides services specified in this paragraph on lands owned by the corporation and used primarily for agricultural purposes.

(v) "Outfitter of record" means the licensed outfitter designated by any unlicensed owner of an outfitting business who is specifically authorized to represent the outfitting business and is responsible and accountable for the operation of the outfitting business;

(vi) "Professional guide" means any person employed by or operating under an independent contract with a licensed outfitter to furnish personal services for the conduct of outdoor recreational activities for the purpose of hunting animals except any person employed by a licensed outfitter solely to care for, groom or saddle livestock, cook, cut wood or to transport people, equipment and personal property;

(vii) "Packing services" means transporting for hire or remuneration, hunters, game animals or equipment in the field for the purpose of taking any big or trophy game animal;

(viii) "Take" means hunt, catch, capture, shoot, trap, kill or possess or attempt to hunt, catch, capture, shoot, trap, kill or possess any big or trophy game animal;

(ix) "This act" means W.S. 23-2-406 through 23-2-418.

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