Just last year the Wyoming Game and Fish Department brought in a total of $25 million from resident and non-resident fishing licenses, according to Gillette News Record.

Last year was the most fishing licenses ever sold since 1991.  There were 99,871 residential licenses and 123,127 non-residential licenses sold in Wyoming.  There are different types of licenses you can buy, a daily or annual permit, $24 for annual residential or $6 daily permit.  For non-residential it is $92 for the year and $14 for a daily permit.  It doesn't matter if you are residential or non-residential, each license-holder has to have a conservation stamp which cost $12.50.

In 2015, Natrona County alone accounted for $18.5 million in sales on equipment for fishing.  Fishing is a big deal is these parts.