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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. 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
70 GENERAL Sep. 20 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
71 GENERAL Sep. 20 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
72 0
-- CLOSED
73 GENERAL Sep. 20 -- General license; anterled elk, spikes excluded
75 4 Oct. 18 -- Limited quota licenses; 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). Closed to archery hunting. Hunter Safety certificate and Park permit required.
75 6 Oct. 18 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 GENERAL Oct. 11 -- 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* Sep. 26 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
78 6* Aug. 16 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf valid on private land; access to private land is limited
78 7* Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf; archery or muzzleloading firearms only
80 GENERAL Sep. 26 -- General license; antlered elk
80 6 Oct. 18 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
81 GENERAL Sep. 26 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
82 GENERAL Sep. 26 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
82 4 Sep. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless elk
83 GENERAL Oct. 1 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
84 GENERAL Sep. 26 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
84 1* Nov. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 Sep. 26 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
84 7* Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 GENERAL Sep. 26 -- General license; antlered elk, spikes excluded
85 6 Sep. 26 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
88 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered elk
89 GENERAL Oct. 15 -- General license; antlered elk
90 GENERAL Oct. 15 -- General license; antlered elk
90 6 Oct. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; cow or calf
91 GENERAL* Oct. 15 -- General license; any elk
91 1* Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any elk
91 6* Oct. 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
85 1 Sep. 10 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 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
WILD BISON 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.

Applicants must be at least fourteen (14) years of age prior to September 1 of the application year in order to hunt Wild Bison.

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2014 WILD BISON INFORMATION

Beginning in 2014, applicants will no longer be placed on a priority list. Instead, they will remit the license fee during the initial application period and a random drawing will be conducted to determine successful applicants for license issuance.

Before applying for a wild bison license, the applicant should review the tentative wild bison hunting season information, specifically the limitations column, to determine the type of license that you can legally apply for. Licenses are issued for hunt areas with season dates and sex limitations as approved by the Commission each year in April. In2013, 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 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 (Type 4) 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.

Applicants successful in drawing a wild bison license can apply for a permit to hunt the National Elk Refuge. The application process for National Elk Refuge hunting permits is conducted in cooperation with the National Elk Refuge prior to the start of the hunting season. Applications are available through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's website, Private Lands Public Wildlife Access Program. Alternate permits will also be available during the fall for each hunt period through the Department’s website.

2014 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.

Hunt Area Type Opens Closes Limitations
2 1 Aug. 15 -- 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 Aug. 15 -- 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

  • Full-Price: $2,522.00
  • Type 4: $1,022.00

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

Resident Fees

  • Full-Price: $413.00
  • Type 4: $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 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 Only****: 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.

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
7 0
-- CLOSED
10 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
14 0
-- CLOSED
15 0
-- CLOSED
16,37 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
17,28 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose. Apply for the first hunt area listed.
18 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
19 0
-- CLOSED
20 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
21 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
23 1 Sep. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; antlered moose
32 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 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
6 1 Aug. 15 -- Limited quota licenses; any ram; (one resident license and one nonresident license issued)
7 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 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
2 1 Sep. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; 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 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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