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2024 STATE DRAW DEADLINES

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Application Deadline State Species/Draw
June 28
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Colorado
Secondary Leftover Draw
(elk, deer, antelope)
Apply | View Results

No preference points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : July 8
June 28
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Wyoming
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)
Apply | View Results | View Available Licenses

No preference points used or lost
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : July 9
June 30
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Montana
Combo License Alternate List
(big game, elk, or deer)
Add/Look Up Placement

No preference points used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
List Results : Mid July
July 10
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Idaho
2024 Resident Tags Available
(Capped Tags for Elk Zones)
Buy Tags & Licenses

Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
First-come, first-serve quota available online at 10:00am MDT on July 10, 2024
Sawtooth Elk Zone tags delayed sale until 1:00pm MDT on July 12, 2024
5-day waiting period to purchase tags for all those that applied in June 5th Controlled Hunt Drawing
July 11
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Utah
2024 General Any-Bull Elk Permits Available
First-come, first-serve available online @ 8am
Buy Permits

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Adult Quota : 15,000 first rifle, Unlimited second rifle
Statewide Youth (12-17) Quota : unlimited
July 14
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Pennsylvania
Rocky Mountain Elk
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Draw Results : July 27
July 18
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Utah
2024 General Spike Bull Elk Permits Available
First-come, first-serve online @ 8am
Buy Permits

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Quota : 15,000 (up to 4,500 multi-season)
July 24
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California
SHARE Private Lands Elk
Apply | View Results

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Draw Results : Late July
August 6
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Colorado
Leftover & Unlimited Licenses Available
(elk, deer, antelope)
Apply | View Lists | View Results

No points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
First-come, first-serve online or at vendor in-state
August 6
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South Dakota
Bison (Trophy & Non-Trophy)
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
August 13
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South Dakota
Firearm Antelope
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Late August
August 15
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Idaho
Secondary Leftover Draw (Deer, Elk, Antelope)
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Late August
September 30
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Montana
Bonus Points Only
Purchase | Look Up Points

Bonus Points for Limited Sheep, Moose, Goat, Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
October 1
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Arizona
Spring Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points with max point draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Late Oct
October 31
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Wyoming
Points Only
(sheep, moose, elk, deer, antelope)
Purchase | Look Up Points

Preference points Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
November 1
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Texas
Desert Sheep Public Draw
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Loyalty point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
November 4
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Arizona
2025 Non-Resident Deer Tags Available
(Over-the-Counter Archery Only)
Buy Tags

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Tags available online at 8am MST on Nov 4, 2024

Nov 2, 2023: 2,880 tags sold out after 3.75 hours
Dec 1, 2022: 2,890 tags sold out after 56 hours
November 6
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Utah
2025 Sportsman Statewide Raffle Draw
Apply | View Results

1 Tag Per Species
*Residents Only
November 30
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Oregon
Preference Points Only
Purchase | Look Up Points

Preference points for Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
 
December 2
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*Pending Sales Date
Idaho
2024 Non-Resident Tags Available
(Limited Quota and Capped Tags for Deer and Elk)
Buy Tags & Licenses

Covered in Huntin' Fool November Magazine
First-come, first-serve quota available online at 10:00am MST on Dec 1, 2023
View 2024 non-resident quota information booklet
December 15
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South Dakota
Preference Points Only
Purchase | Look Up Points

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
December 15
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Alaska
All Species (Fall 2025 & Spring 2026 Hunts)
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool December Magazine
Draw results : Mid February
December 31
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Montana
Preference Points Only
General Elk & Deer Combo Licenses
Purchase | Look Up Points

Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine

2024 Past Deadlines

Application Deadline State Species/Draw
January 31
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Wyoming
Elk (non-resident)
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify App : Before May 8
Draw Results : May 16
February 6
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Arizona
Elk and Antelope
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points with max point bonus draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : February 26
February 9
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Kansas
Spring Turkey (non-residents)
Apply | View Results 

New Draw for 2024 ($10 application fee)
Draw Results : Late Feb
February 10
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Oregon
Spring Black Bear
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points
Draw Results : Feb 20
February 14
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New Mexico
Black Bear
Apply | View Results

No point system
Draw Results : Before Feb 21
February 15
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Idaho
Spring Black Bear
Apply | View Results

No point system
Draw Results : February 28
February 20
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Utah
Black Bear
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus Points
Draw Results : February 28
March 11
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Nevada
Mule Deer rifle guide draw
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points, must apply under an outfitter's account
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : March 22
March 20
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New Mexico
Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Exotics
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : April 17
March 27
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North Dakota
Rocky Bighorn Sheep (Recommended for Residents Only)
Canadian Moose, Elk (Residents Only)
Apply | View Results

Draw Results: Moose & Elk - Early April
Draw Results: Bighorn Sheep - Late Sept
March 30
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Virginia
Elk
Apply | View Results

Random draw, no points
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : May 31
April 1
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Montana
Elk & Deer (Limited & General)
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points for all limited-entry
Preference points for general
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : April 15
Alternate List Signup Deadline : June 30
 
April 2
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Colorado
All Species Primary Draw (8pm MDT)
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points for elk, deer, antelope
Weighted (bonus) points for sheep, moose, goat
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results Sheep & Goat : April 16
Draw Results Moose, Bear : May 28
Draw Results Elk, Deer : May 29
Draw Results Antelope : May 30
April 15
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South Dakota
Special Buck Deer
Special Antelope
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Preference point system
Draw Results : Early May
April 18
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South Dakota
Archery Statewide Deer Draw
Valid on Public & Private Lands
Quota of 2,200 tags
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : April 18
Limited Access Archery Permits Deadline: July 1
Private Land only tags are unlimited
April 23
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South Dakota
Archery Statewide Antelope Draw
Valid on Public & Private Lands
Quota of 450 tags
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : April 23
Private Land only tags are unlimited
April 25
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Utah
Bucks, Bulls, Once-in-a-Lifetimes
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points for all limited-entry, preference points for general deer
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : May 14
April 26
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Kansas
Whitetail/Mule Deer
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 23
April 30
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Idaho
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, & Goat
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 8
April 30
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Kentucky
Rocky Mountain Elk
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 11 (live) / May 13 (online)
April 30
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Wyoming
Sheep, Moose, Mtn Goat, Bison
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points for Sheep and Moose
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : May 9
May 1
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Montana
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 8
May 8
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Nevada
All Species
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 17
May 15
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Maine
Canadian Moose
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : June 15
May 15
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Oregon
All Species
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points for Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : June 12
May 20
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South Dakota
Residents Only: Rocky Mtn Sheep, Elk
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Draw Results : Late May
May 22
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Washington
All Species Special Permits
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 12
Deadline extended 1 week
May 31
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New Hampshire
Canadian Moose
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 21
May 31
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Wyoming
Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference points for non-residents only
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 18
June 1
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Montana
Antelope
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results (900 antelope & B licenses) : June 17
Draw Results (firearm) : Early August
June 2
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California
All Species
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 11
June 2
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Iowa
Whitetail Deer
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 14
June 4
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Arizona
Bighorn Sheep, Fall Bison, & Deer
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points with max point bonus draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Card Update Deadline : Mid-June
Draw Results : Late June
June 5
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Idaho
Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Apply | View Results

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 10
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Nevada
Leftover Draw & Points Only
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points used
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : June 21
June 17
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South Dakota
Whitetail/Mule Deer
Black Hills, West River Deer
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Deadline at 8am CDT
Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 19
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Utah
Ewe California Bighorn Sheep & Antlerless
(Cow Shiras Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope)
Point sonly period open as well (all species)
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points for Sheep, Moose
Preference points for Elk, Deer, Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : By July 5
June 19
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Vermont
Canadian Moose
Apply | View Results | Look Up Points

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : July 17

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