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260 Buena Vista Lander, WY 82520
(307) 332-2688

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ELK HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Jan. 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: Feb. 3
  • Results Available: Feb. 28
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - May 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: June 3
  • Results Available: June 30

All applications, must be submitted by 5 p.m. 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, but must be at least twelve 12 years old when hunting any big or trophy game.  A person applying to purchase a preference point must be at least twelve (12) years old by December 31 of that year.

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2014 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.

Special Archery Seasons - Information regarding special archery season dates will be available after the April 22-23, 2014 WGF Commission meeting. Until this time, please refer to the previous year’s regulation (2013) season dates for tentative information.

Hunt Area Type Opens Closes Limitations
22 1 Oct. 8 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
22 6 Oct. 8 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid in the Muddy Creek drainage
24 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
24 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
24, 128 5 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
25, 27 1* Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
25 4* Oct. 15 -- Limted quota licenses; antlerless elk
25 6* Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
27 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
28 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; antlered elk
28 4 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
67 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
67 4 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
67 6 Nov. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid west of the Wiggins Fork and west of the East Fork downstream from the confluence with the Wiggins Fork
67, 68, 69 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
68 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
68 6 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
69 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; any elk
69 GENERAL Nov. 1 -- General license; antlerless elk
69 6 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
108 1 Oct. 11 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
108 4 Oct. 11 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
108 6 Oct. 11 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
111 1 Oct. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
111 6 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid off the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission's Morgan Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area
118 1 Oct. 23 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered elk
118 6 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid south of the Mineral X Road (Sweetwater County Road 63 and Bureau of Land Management Road 3206)
127 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; any elk
127 GENERAL Nov. 1 -- General license; antlerless elk
128 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; any elk
130 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; any elk

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

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

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 when hunting in special archery seasons.  They are not required if hunting with a type 9 license, or if hunting with archery equipment during a rifle season.)
  • Elk Special Management Permit (required for hunt areas: 70, 71, 75 or 77-98)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
  General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Any White-Tailed Deer 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 Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only Full Price Fees
ANTELOPE HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Mar. 15
  • Modify & Withdrawl: June 3
  • Results Available: June 30
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - May 31
  • Modify & Withdrawl: June 3
  • Results Available: June 30

All applications, must be submitted by 5 p.m. 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, but must be at least twelve 12 years old when hunting any big or trophy game.  A person applying to purchase a preference point must be at least twelve (12) years old by December 31 of that year.

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2014 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.

Special Archery Seasons - Information regarding special archery season dates will be available after the April 22-23, 2014 WGF Commission meeting. Until this time, please refer to the previous year’s regulation (2013) season dates for tentative information.

Hunt Area Type Opens Closes Limitations
55 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
56 1* Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
60 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
60 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
61 1 Sep. 13 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
61 6 Sep. 13 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
62 1 Sep. 13 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
62 2* Sep. 13 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope valid in that portion of Area 62 east of the Continental Divide and north of Wise Dugout Draw
62 7 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on private land in the Muddy Creek drainage
63 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
63 2 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope valid in that portion of Area 63 east of the Buzzard Road (Natrona County Road 410-Carbon County Road 497)
64 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
64 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
65 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
65 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
65 7* Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid north of the Little Popo Agie River
66 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
66 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
67 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
67 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
68 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
68 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn; valid on private land
74 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
74 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
75 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
75 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
84 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
84 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
97, 117 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
97, 117 2 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope valid in that portion of Area 97 south of U.S. Highway 26 and in all of Area 117. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
97, 117 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
97, 117 7 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid in that portion of Area 97 south of U.S. Highway 26 and in all of Area 117. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
106 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
106 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
107 0 Aug. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope, muzzleloading firearms and handguns only
107 1 Sep. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
107 6 Sep. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
108 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
108 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 when hunting in special archery seasons.  They are not required if hunting with a type 9 license, or if hunting with archery equipment during a rifle season.)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
  General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Any White-Tailed Deer 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 Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only Full Price Fees
MOOSE HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 9
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 89
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

All applications, must be submitted by 5 p.m. 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, but must be at least twelve 12 years old when hunting any big or trophy game.  A person applying to purchase a preference point must be at least twelve (12) years old by December 31 of that year.

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2014 TENTATIVE MOOSE 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.

Special Archery Seasons - Information regarding special archery season dates will be available after the April 22-23, 2014 WGF Commission meeting. Until this time, please refer to the previous year’s regulation (2013) season dates for tentative information.

Hunt Area Type Opens Closes Limitations
2 1 Oct 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
6 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
30 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Full-Price: $1,416.00

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

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $117.00

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 when hunting in special archery seasons.  They are not required if hunting with a type 9 license, or if hunting with archery equipment during a rifle season.)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
  General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Any White-Tailed Deer 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 Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only Full Price Fees
BIGHORN SHEEP HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 9
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 9
  • Preference Point****: July 1 - Sept. 30

All applications, must be submitted by 5 p.m. 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, but must be at least twelve 12 years old when hunting any big or trophy game.  A person applying to purchase a preference point must be at least twelve (12) years old by December 31 of that year.

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2014 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.

Special Archery Seasons - Information regarding special archery season dates will be available after the April 22-23, 2014 WGF Commission meeting. Until this time, please refer to the previous year’s regulation (2013) season dates for tentative information.

Hunt Area Type Opens Closes Limitations
9 1 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
10 1 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
17 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram; (one resident license issued)
22 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram

* 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 when hunting in special archery seasons.  They are not required if hunting with a type 9 license, or if hunting with archery equipment during a rifle season.)
  • Wildlife Damage Management Stamp (optional)
Type Description License Fee Type
  General Full Price Fees
Type 1 & 2 Antlered or Any Full Price Fees
Type 3 Any White-Tailed Deer 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 Reduced Price Fees
Type 9 Archery Only Full Price Fees
Type 0 Other Specialty Weapon Only Full Price Fees
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