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CASPER AREA
3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604
(307) 473-3400

Species available in this region:

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ELK HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Jan. 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: Feb. 3
  • Results Available: Feb. 27
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - May 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: May 31
  • Results Available: June 20

All applications, must be submitted by midnight mountain standard time (MST) on the deadline date.

**** An applicant must be at least eleven (11) years old at the time of submitting an application to purchase a preference point and must be at least twelve (12) years old by December 31 of that year.

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2015 TENTATIVE ELK SEASON DATES

Season Dates and Limitations - Preliminary opening dates and limitations are subject to change. Opening dates, closing dates and limitations for big game hunting seasons are established each year in late April or early May. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission may not issue licenses for specific hunt areas and types based on wildlife management. Applicants who select hunt areas or types for which licenses are not authorized will have their license fee, but not their application fee, refunded.

Combined Hunt Areas - To apply for a limited quota license that is valid in combined hunt areas (several hunt areas listed): select the first hunt area listed in the combination of hunt areas for which the license is valid from the drop down box and then select the specific type you are applying for. Example: For a license that is listed as area 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Type 3, regardless of what specific hunt area you wanted to hunt, you would select 10 in the hunt area and 3 in the type box. The license will be issued as 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 type 3 and you can hunt in any of these areas. To participate in the drawing for this combination, you must list ONLY the first hunt area.

Hunt Area Type Apply For Resident, Nonresident or Both Tentative Open Date General or Limited Quota Full or Reduced Price Limitations
1 1 001-1 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Any elk
1 4 001-4 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Antlerless elk
7 1* 007-1 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Any elk
7 4* 007-4 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Antlerless elk
7 6* 007-6 B Oct. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf
7 7* 007-7 B Jan. 1 LQ RP Cow or calf
19 1* 019-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any elk
19 2* 019-2 B Nov. 1 LQ FP Any elk
19 4* 019-4 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Antlerless elk
19 5* 019-5 B Nov. 1 LQ FP Antlerless elk
19 6* 019-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Cow or calf
23 1* 023-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any elk
23 4* 023-4 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Antlerless elk
23 6* 023-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Cow or calf
116 GEN* GEN B Oct. 15 GEN FP Any elk
116 6* 116-6 B Oct. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf
116 8* 116-8 B Aug. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf valid off national forest
117 1* 117-1 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Any elk
117 4* 117-4 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Antlerless elk
117 6* 117-6 B Oct. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf
117 8* 117-8 B Aug. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf valid off national forest
120 1* 120-1 B Oct. 9 LQ FP Any elk
120 4* 120-4 B Oct. 9 LQ FP Antlerless elk
120 6* 120-6 B Oct. 9 LQ RP Cow or calf
122 1* 122-1 B Oct. 15 LQ FP Any elk
122 6* 122-6 B Oct. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf
126 GEN* GEN B Oct. 1 GEN FP Any elk

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Full-Price: $591.00
    (includes fishing license)
  • Cow/Calf: $302.00
  • Nonresident Landowner: $591.00
    (includes fishing license)
  • Nonresident Special: $1,071.00
    (includes fishing license)
  • Youth: $289.00
    (includes fishing license)
  • Youth Cow/Calf: $114.00
  • Nonresident Youth Landowner: $289.00
    (includes fishing license)

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $14.00 application fee.

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $57.00
  • Cow/Calf: $48.00
  • Resident Landowner: $57.00
  • Youth: $30.00
  • Youth Cow/Calf: $25.00
  • Resident Youth Landowner: $30.00
  • Pioneer: $10.00
  • Pioneer Heritage: $37.00
  • Pioneer Heritage Cow/Calf: $32.00
  • Pioneer Heritage Landowner: $37.00
  • Pioneer Landowner: $10.00

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $5.00 application fee.

Additional Stamps & Permits Needed

  • Conservation Stamp (required for all hunt areas)
  • Archery Permit (required to archery hunt)
  • Elk Special Management Permit (required for hunt areas: 70, 71, 75 or 77-98)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
GEN General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Antlered or Any White-Tailed Deer
Elk
Antelope
Full Price Fees
Type 4 & 5 Antlerless Full Price Fees
Type 6 & 7 Doe/Fawn, Cow/Calf elk or Ewe/Lamb Reduced Price Fees
Type 8 Doe/Fawn White-Tailed Deer
Cow/Calf Elk
Doe/Fawn Antelope
Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only (excluding archery) Full Price Fees
ANTELOPE HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - May 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: May 31
  • Results Available: June 20
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - May 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: May 31
  • Results Available: June 20

All applications, must be submitted by midnight mountain standard time(MST) on the deadline date.

**** An applicant must be at least eleven (11) years old at the time of submitting an application to purchase a preference point and must be at least twelve (12)years old by December 31 of that year.

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2015 TENTATIVE ANTELOPE SEASON DATES

Season Dates and Limitations - Preliminary opening dates and limitations are subject to change. Opening dates, closing dates and limitations for big game hunting seasons are established each year in late April or early May. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission may not issue licenses for specific hunt areas and types based on wildlife management. Applicants who select hunt areas or types for which licenses are not authorized will have their license fee, but not their application fee, refunded.

Combined Hunt Areas - To apply for a limited quota license that is valid in combined hunt areas (several hunt areas listed): select the first hunt area listed in the combination of hunt areas for which the license is valid from the drop down box and then select the specific type you are applying for. Example: For a license that is listed as area 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Type 3, regardless of what specific hunt area you wanted to hunt, you would select 10 in the hunt area and 3 in the type box. The license will be issued as 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 type 3 and you can hunt in any of these areas. To participate in the drawing for this combination, you must list ONLY the first hunt area.

Hunt Area Type Apply For Resident, Nonresident or Both Tentative Open Date General or Limited Quota Full or Reduced Price Limitations
2 1* 002-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
2 6* 002-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn
4 1* 004-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
4 6* 004-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn
5 1* 005-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
5 6* 005-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn valid on private land
6 1* 006-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
7 1* 007-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
8 1* 008-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
9 1* 009-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope; also valid in that portion of Area 11 in Converse or Niobrara counties
9 6* 009-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn; also valid in that portion of Area 11 in Converse or Niobrara counties
25 1* 025-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
25 6* 025-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn
26 1* 026-1 B Sep. 24 LQ FP Any antelope
26 6* 026-6 B Sep. 24 LQ RP Doe or fawn
27 1 027-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
27 7* 027-7 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn valid on private land
29 1* 029-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope
29 2* 029-2 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any antelope valid off Thunder Basin National Grasslands
29 6* 029-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn valid off Thunder Basin National Grasslands
29 7* 029-7 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Doe or fawn valid south and west of Interstate Highway 25
30 1* 030-1 B Oct. 5 LQ FP Any antelope
30 6* 030-6 B Oct. 5 LQ RP Doe or fawn
31 1* 031-1 B Sep. 25 LQ FP Any antelope
31 6* 031-6 B Sep. 25 LQ RP Doe or fawn
32 1 032-1 B Sep. 25 LQ FP Any antelope
32 6 032-6 B Sep. 25 LQ RP Doe or fawn
69 1 069-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Any antelope
69 6 069-6 B Sep. 15 LQ RP Doe or fawn
70 1* 070-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Any antelope
70 6* 070-6 B Sep. 15 LQ RP Doe or fawn
71 1* 071-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Any antelope
71 6* 071-6 B Sep. 15 LQ RP Doe or fawn
72 1* 072-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Any antelope
72 6* 072-6 B Sep. 15 LQ RP Doe or fawn
73 1 073-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Any antelope
73 6 073-6 B Sep. 15 LQ RP Doe or fawn

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Full-Price: $286.00
  • Doe/Fawn: $48.00
  • Nonresident Landowner: $286.00
  • Nonresident Special: $526.00
  • Youth: $124.00
  • Youth Doe/Fawn: $33.00
  • Nonresident Youth Landowner: $124.00

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $14.00 application fee.

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $38.00
  • Doe/Fawn: $27.00
  • Resident Landowner: $38.00
  • Youth: $20.00
  • Youth Doe/Fawn: $19.00
  • Resident Youth Landowner: $20.00
  • Pioneer: $7.00
  • Pioneer Heritage: $25.00
  • Pioneer Heritage Doe/Fawn: $23.00
  • Pioneer Heritage Landowner: $25.00
  • Pioneer Landowner: $7.00

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $5.00 application fee.

Additional Stamps & Permits Needed

  • Conservation Stamp (required for all hunt areas)
  • Archery Permit (required to archery hunt)
  • Elk Special Management Permit (required for hunt areas: 70, 71, 75 or 77-98)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
GEN General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Antlered or Any White-Tailed Deer
Elk
Antelope
Full Price Fees
Type 4 & 5 Antlerless Full Price Fees
Type 6 & 7 Doe/Fawn, Cow/Calf elk or Ewe/Lamb Reduced Price Fees
Type 8 Doe/Fawn White-Tailed Deer
Cow/Calf Elk
Doe/Fawn Antelope
Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only (excluding archery) Full Price Fees
DEER HUNTING
BIGHORN SHEEP HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

All applications, must be submitted by midnight mountain standard time(MST) on the deadline date.

**** An applicant must be at least eleven (11) years old at the time of submitting an application to purchase a preference point and must be at least twelve (12)years old by December 31 of that year.

Click on map for larger view.

2015 TENTATIVE BIGHORN SHEEP SEASON DATES

Season Dates and Limitations - Preliminary opening dates and limitations are subject to change. Opening dates, closing dates and limitations for big game hunting seasons are established each year in late April or early May. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission may not issue licenses for specific hunt areas and types based on wildlife management. Applicants who select hunt areas or types for which licenses are not authorized will have their license fee, but not their application fee, refunded.

Hunt Area Type Apply For Resident, Nonresident or Both Tentative Open Date General or Limited Quota Full or Reduced Price Limitations
20 1 020-1 B Sep. 1 LQ FP Any ram; (one resident license and one nonresident license issued)

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Full-Price: $2,266.00
  • Ewe/Lamb: $254.00
  • Youth Ewe/Lamb: $114.00

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $14.00 application fee.

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $122.00
  • Ewe/Lamb: $41.00
  • Youth Ewe/Lamb: $19.00

Note: Amount to be remitted includes nonrefundable $5.00 application fee.

Additional Stamps & Permits Needed

  • Conservation Stamp (required for all hunt areas)
  • Archery Permit (required to archery hunt)
  • Elk Special Management Permit (required for hunt areas: 70, 71, 75 or 77-98)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
GEN General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Antlered or Any White-Tailed Deer
Elk
Antelope
Full Price Fees
Type 4 & 5 Antlerless Full Price Fees
Type 6 & 7 Doe/Fawn, Cow/Calf elk or Ewe/Lamb Reduced Price Fees
Type 8 Doe/Fawn White-Tailed Deer
Cow/Calf Elk
Doe/Fawn Antelope
Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only (excluding archery) Full Price Fees
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