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JACKSON AREA
420 North Cache, Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 733-2321

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
70 GEN GEN B Sep. 20 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
71 GEN GEN B Sep. 20 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
72 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
73 GEN GEN B Sep. 20 GEN FP Anterled elk, spikes excluded
75 4 075-4 B Oct. 24 LQ FP Antlerless elk; the Snake River Bottom portion of Area 75 shall be closed; also valid in that portion of Area 81 west of the Shadow Mountain Loop Road (U.S.F.S Road 30340). No hunter may harvest more than one (1) elk in Grand Teton National Park. Closed to archery hunting. Hunter Safety certificate and Park permit required
75 6 075-6 B Oct. 24 LQ RP Cow or calf. The Snake River Bottom portion of Area 75 shall be closed. No hunter may harvest more than one (1) elk in Grand Teton National Park. Closed to archery hunting. Hunter Safety certificate and Park permit required
77 GEN GEN B Oct. 24 GEN FP General license and unused limited quota licenses, excluding limited quota Cow or calf licenses and limited quota archery only licenses, National Elk Refuge permit required
78 1* 078-1 B Sep. 26 LQ FP Any elk
78 6* 078-6 B Aug. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf valid on private land; access to private land is limited
78 7* 078-7 B Aug. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf, archery or muzzle-loading only, valid on private land; access to private land is limited
80 GEN GEN B Sep. 26 GEN FP Antlered elk
80 6 080-6 B Oct. 24 LQ RP Cow or calf
81 GEN GEN B Sep. 26 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
82 GEN GEN B Sep. 26 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
82 4 082-4 B Sep. 10 LQ FP Antlerless elk
83 GEN GEN B Oct. 1 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
84 GEN GEN B Sep. 26 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
84 1* 084-1 B Nov. 1 LQ FP Any elk valid on private land west of U.S. Highway 191 and north and east of the Snake River starting at the South Park Bridge; access to private land is limited
84 6 084-6 B Sep. 26 LQ RP Cow or calf
84 7* 084-7 B Aug. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf valid on private land west of U.S. Highway 191 and north and east of the Snake River starting at the South Park Bridge; access to private land is limited
85 GEN GEN B Sep. 26 GEN FP Antlered elk, spikes excluded
85 6 085-6 B Sep. 26 LQ RP Cow or calf
88 1 088-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Antlered elk
89 GEN GEN B Oct. 15 GEN FP Antlered elk
90 GEN GEN B Oct. 15 GEN FP Antlered elk
90 6 090-6 B Oct. 15 LQ RP Cow or calf
91 GEN* GEN B Oct. 15 GEN FP Any elk
91 1* 091-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Any elk
91 6* 091-6 B Oct. 1 LQ RP Cow or calf

* 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
85 1 085-1 B Sep. 10 LQ FP Any antelope

* 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)
  • 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
WILD BISON HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8

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

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2015 TENTATIVE WILD BISON 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.

In 2013, Wyoming Statute § 23-2-107 was amended so that any person who is issued an “any wild bison” license (Type 1) and harvests a bull of the species shall be ineligible to apply for or receive an “any wild bison” license in any future year, but shall be eligible to apply for and receive a “female or calf wild bison” license (Type 4) in the immediately following season. In addition, any person who is issued an “any wild bison” license and harvests a female or calf of the species shall be ineligible to apply for or receive a “female or calf wild bison” license in the immediately following five (5) years, but shall be eligible to apply for and receive an “any wild bison” license in the immediately following season. Any person who is issued a “female or calf wild bison” license and harvests a female or calf of the species shall be ineligible to apply for or receive an “any wild bison” license or a “female or calf wild bison” license in the immediately following five (5) years.

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 Aug. 15 LQ FP Any wild bison; also valid in Area 1 within the Clark's Fork River and Soda Butte Creek drainages. Valid in other portions of Area 1 upon notification by the department; other limitations specified during notification.
2 4 002-4 B Aug. 15 LQ FP Any female or calf wild bison; also valid in Area 1 within the Clark's Fork River and Soda Butte Creek drainages. Valid in other portions of Area 1 upon notification by the department; other limitations specified during notification.

* Indicates hunt areas with difficult public access

LICENSE TYPES & FEES

Nonresident Fees

  • Any Wild Bison: $2,522.00
  • Female or Calf Wild Bison: $1,022.00

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

Resident Fees

  • Any Wild Bison: $413.00
  • Female or Calf Wild Bison: $263.00

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)
  • 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
MOOSE 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 Only****: 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 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.

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
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
10 1 010-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
14 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
15 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
16, 37 1 016-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
17, 28 1 017-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
18 1 018-1 B Oct. 1 LQ FP Antlered moose
19 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
20 1 020-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
21 1 021-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
23 1 023-1 B Sep. 15 LQ FP Antlered moose
32 0 0 0 0 0 0 CLOSED
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 to archery hunt)
  • 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
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.

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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
6 1 006-1 B Aug. 15 LQ FP Any ram: (two resident licenses issued)
7 1 007-1 B Sep. 1 LQ FP Any bighorn sheep

* 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)
  • 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
MOUNTAIN GOAT HUNTING
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Nonresident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8

Resident Deadlines

  • Application Dates: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
  • Modify & Withdrawl: April 15
  • Results Available: May 8

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

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2015 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.

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 Sep. 1 LQ FP Any mountain 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 to archery hunt)
  • 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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