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SHERIDAN AREA
700 Valley View Drive, Sheridan, WY 82520
(307) 672-7418

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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 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 Quota Limitations
2 1 Oct. 21 Nov. 3 130 Limited quota ; Any elk
2 4 Oct. 21 Nov. 3 20 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk
33 1 Oct. 9 Oct. 31 200 Limited quota ; Any elk
33 1 Nov. 1 Dec. 15   Unused Area 33 Type 1 licenses valid for antlerless elk
33 4 Aug. 15 Sep. 30 150 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk valid on private land east of Buffalo Creek and the Bar C Road
33 4 Oct. 9 Dec. 15   Unused Area 33 Type 4 licenses valid in the entire area
33 6 Oct. 9 Dec. 15 300 Limited quota ; Cow or calf
34 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 15 800 Limited quota ; Any elk
34 1 Nov. 16 Dec. 15   Unused Area 34 Type 1 licenses valid for antlerless elk
34 6 Oct. 15 Dec. 15 600 Limited quota ; Cow or calf valid off national forest
35 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 5 150 Limited quota ; Antlered elk
35 4 Oct. 15 Dec. 15 150 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk
35 6 Oct. 15 Dec. 15 150 Limited quota ; Cow or calf valid off national forest
35 9 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 50 Limited quota ; Any elk, archery only
36   Oct. 15 Nov. 5   General ; Antlered elk
36 4 Oct. 15 Nov. 30 200 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk
36 6 Oct. 15 Nov. 5 200 Limited quota ; Cow or calf
36 9 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 50 Limited quota ; Any elk, archery only
37   Oct. 15 Nov. 5   General ; Any elk
37 6 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 400 Limited quota ; Cow or calf valid off national forest or north of Wolf Creek Trail (U.S.F.S. Trail 001) on national forest
37 6 Oct. 1 Dec. 21   Unused Area 37 Type 6 licenses valid in the entire area
37 9 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 150 Limited quota ; Any elk valid off national forest or south of Wolf Creek Trail (U.S.F.S. Trail 001) on national forest, archery only
38 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 5 400 Limited quota ; Any elk
38 1 Nov. 6 Nov. 15   Unused Area 38 Type 1 licenses valid for antlerless elk
38 4 Oct. 1 Oct. 10 500 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk
38 4 Oct. 15 Nov. 15   Unused Area 38 Type 4 licenses valid on private land or north of Columbus Creek, the Fools Creek Road (U.S.F.S. Road 168), the Burgess Road (U.S.F.S. Road 15) to Burgess Junction and U.S. Highway 14A
38 4 Nov. 16 Dec. 21   Unused Area 38 Type 4 licenses valid off national forest and off the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission’s Kerns and Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Areas
38 9 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 250 Limited quota ; Any elk, archery only
113 1 Nov. 5 Nov. 30 50 Limited quota; Any elk
123 4 Oct. 20 Nov. 30 50 Limited quota ; Antlerless elk
129   Sep. 1 Oct. 31   General ; Any elk
129   Nov. 1 Nov. 30   General ; Antlerless elk
129 6 Sep. 1 Nov. 30 200 Limited quota ; 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 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 Quota Limitations
1 1 Oct. 1 Nov. 20 200 Limited quota ; Any antelope
1 6 Oct. 1 Nov. 20 100 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
3 1 Oct. 1 Nov. 20 100 Limited quota ; Any antelope
3 6 Oct. 1 Nov. 20 25 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
10 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 14 200 Limited quota ; Any antelope
10 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 300 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
15 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 14 500 Limited quota ; Any antelope
15 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 400 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
16 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 14 500 Limited quota ; Any antelope
16 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 300 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
17 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 1100 Limited quota ; Any antelope
17 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 400 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
18 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 20 100 Limited quota ; Any antelope
19 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 20 250 Limited quota ; Any antelope
19 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 20 100 Limited quota; Doe or fawn valid on private land
20 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 15 800 Limited quota ; Any antelope
20 6 Oct. 15 Nov. 15 800 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
21 1 Oct. 15 Oct. 31 650 Limited quota ; Any antelope
21 6 Oct. 15 Oct. 31 500 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
21 6 Nov. 1 Nov. 15   Unused Area 21 Type 6 licenses valid on private land
22 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 1000 Limited quota ; Any antelope
22 6 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 800 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn valid on private land north of Crazy Woman Creek
22 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31   Unused Area 22 Type 6 licenses valid in the entire area
23 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 1750 Limited quota ; Any antelope
23 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 1300 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
24 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 700 Limited quota ; Any antelope
24 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 400 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
102 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 15 500 Limited quota ; Any antelope
102 6 Sep. 1 Sep. 30 500 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn valid on private land
102 6 Oct. 15 Nov. 15   Unused Area 102 Type 6 licenses valid in the entire area
109 1 Sep. 15 Nov. 30 350 Limited quota ; Any antelope
109 6 Sep. 15 Nov. 30 300 Limited quota ; Doe or fawn
113 1 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 200 Limited quota ; Any antelope
113 2 Oct. 11 Oct. 31 200 Limited quota ; Any antelope
113 6 Oct. 1 Oct. 31 350 Limited quota ; 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 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.

Click on map for larger view.

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
1 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any moose, except cow moose with calf at side
1 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless moose, except cow moose with calf at side
34 1 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; any moose, except cow moose with calf at side
34 4 Oct. 1 -- Limited quota licenses; antlerless 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
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