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CODY AREA
2820 State Highway 120, Cody, WY 82414
(307) 527-7125

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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
39 1 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
39 2 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered elk
39 4 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
39 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
40 1 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
40 4 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
40 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
40 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid off national forest
41 1 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
41 4 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
41 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
41 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid off national forest
45 1 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
45 4 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
45 5 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk valid off national forest
45 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
47 1* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
47 2* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk valid in Fremont County
47 6* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
48 1* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
48 4* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
48 6* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
49 1* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
49 4* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
49 6* Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
49 7* Oct. 9 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
51 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
51 4 Nov. 16 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
51 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
53 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
53 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
53 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
54 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk valid south of the Clark's Fork River
54 2 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk valid north of the Clark's Fork River
54 4 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
54 9 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only
54 6 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
54 7 Dec. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
55 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, spikes excluded
55 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only, spikes excluded
56 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
56 1 Dec. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
56 4 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk valid in the South Fork of the Shoshone River drainage
56 5 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk valid off national forest
56 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only, spikes excluded
56 6 Nov. 16 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid in the South Fork of the Shoshone River drainage
58 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
58 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
58 6 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
59 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; any elk, spikes excluded
59 GENERAL Oct. 15 -- General license; any elk valid within the Washakie Wilderness, spikes excluded
59 1 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
59 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only, spikes excluded
59 6 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
59 7 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid in the Boulder Creek drainage upstream from and including the Castle Creek drainage
60 GENERAL Sep. 20 -- General license; any elk, spikes excluded
60 9 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk, archery only, spikes excluded
61 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk valid in that portion of Area 61 within the Washakie Wilderness; also valid in that portion of Area 62 within the Washakie Wilderness south of Avalance Creek
61 2 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
61 4 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
61 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid north of and including the Rawhide Creek drainage
62 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
62 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
62 5 Oct. 22 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk, also valid in Area 63
63 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
63 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid off national forest in that portion of Area 63 north of Gooseberry Creek
63, 64 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
64 2 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
64 6 Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid south of and including the Cottonwood Creek drainage
64 7 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid within the Prospect Creek drainage; also valid within the Grass Creek drainage downstream of the Grass Creek/Little Grass Creek confluence
66 GENERAL Sep. 1 -- General license; any elk
66 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf

* 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.

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
76 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
76 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
77 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
77 2 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; Any antelope valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
77 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
78 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
78 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
78 7 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid in the Shoshone River drainage
79 9 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope; archery only
79 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
80 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
80 6 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid in the Shoshone River drainage
81 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
81 6 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid west of Wyoming Highway 120
82 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
82 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land in Park County
82 7 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid west of Wyoming Highway 120
83 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
83 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
110 1 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
110 6 Sep. 20 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn
114 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
114 2 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
114 6 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid on or within one-half (1/2) mile of irrigated land
115 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any antelope
115 6 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; doe or fawn valid east of the Nowood River or south and west of Cornell Gulch or Nowater Stock Trail (Bureau of Land Management Road 1404)

* 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 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 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
8 0
-- CLOSED
9 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
11 1 Sep. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
42 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any moose, except cow moose with calf at side
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
1 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
2 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
3 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
4 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
5 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram
5 6 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; ewe or lamb valid in that portion of Area 5 within the Greybull River drainage of the Washakie Wilderness; also valid in the Jack Creek and the Pickett Creek drainages
12 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram; (two resident licenses 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 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
MOUNTAIN GOAT HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 9

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 9

All applications, must be submitted by 5 p.m. mountain standard time (MST) on the deadline date.

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2014 TENTATIVE MOUNTAIN GOAT 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
1 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any mountain goat
3 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any moutain goat

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Full-Price: $2,166.00

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

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $127.00

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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