Lewis Ranch Hunter Management Area - 2023

Permission Slip Options: The Lewis Ranch HMA is open November 1st - January 31th  for the taking of antlerless elk during the specific season as published in the 2023 Wyoming Game & Fish Commission Regulations.

* Bull Mountain Road is closed.  Sand Creek Road is the only access road to this HMA, with a special condition road for game retireval.

For more information see below.


Approx. Acres: 11570
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Application Dates:

Antlerless Elk Draw Permission slips are issued on a rolling first-come, first-serve basis for elk hunting for various time periods November 1 - January 31.  Ten (10) permission slips will be available for antlerless elk hunting access during the first two sessions for Type 6 and 7 licenses, Twenty (20 permission slips for the last four session will be availble for antlerless elk only.  Applications for permission slips are accepted starting the Friday 8 to 12 days prior to the start of each hunt period, at 8:00 AM (Mountain Time).  Please see ranch rules for more information
Week Permission Slip Application Dates Hunt Dates
1 10 (Type 6 & 7 only) October 27, 2023_8:00 AM (MST) - November 14, 2023_11:59 PM (MST) November 1 - November 14
2 10 (Type 6 & 7 only) November 3, 2023_8:00 AM (MST) - December 28, 2023_11:59 PM (MST) November 15 - November 28
3 20 (Type 6 & 7 only) November 17, 2023_8:00 AM (MST) - December 12, 2023_11:59 PM (MST) November 29 - December 12
4 20 (Type 6 & 7 only) December 1, 2023_8:00 AM (MST) - December 26, 2023_11:59 PM (MST) December 13 - December 26
5 20 (Type 6 & 7 only) December 15, 2023_8:00 AM (MST) - January 13, 2024_11:59 PM (MST) December 27 - January 13
6 20 (Type 6 & 7 only) January 5, 2024_8:00 AM (MST) - January 31, 2024_11:59 PM (MST) January 14 - January 31


Big and Trophy Game Allowed on this HMA:
"X" denotes specific species you may hunt on each specific HMA. Hunt Area's Denoted in RED after "X".
Antelope Doe/Fawn Antelope Deer Doe/Fawn Deer Elk Cow/Calf Elk Moose Bighorn Sheep Mountain Lion Black Bear
 -   -   -   -   -  X - 8  -   -   -   - 
Small Game, Upland and Game Birds Allowed on this HMA:
"X" denotes specific species you may hunt on each specific HMA. Hunt Area's Denoted in RED after "X".
Waterfowl Pheasant Sharp-Tailed Grouse Sage-Grouse Blue Grouse Sandhill Crane Dove Partridge Turkey Rabbit
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General HMA Information

The Lewis-Ranch Hunter Management Area (HMA) is located Lewis Ranch HMA is located on Sand Creek Road by the Colorado border., and is comprised of private and/or leased lands of .

Each hunter must possess an appropriate permission slip and vehicle pass for the time period and type(s) of animal they are hunting before entering the HMA.

Each Hunter Management Area has a unique set of ranch rules. It is the hunter’s responsibility to know, understand, and comply with the ranch rules in order to utilize the HMA. Failure to comply is a violation of Game and Fish Commission Regulations and may result in fines, the termination of access privileges, and/or other legal penalties. Hunters should abide by the ranch rules and respect the landowner and the land for continued access opportunities. Remember, we are guests on their property!

The Wyoming Game & Fish Department commends these participating ranches for their contributions to wildlife management and hunter access.

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