Application Deadlines


Draw Schedule for 2020

Don’t miss an application period! Deadlines come quickly, and managing applications for multiple states and species can be confusing and difficult. Call our License Application staff at 435-865-1020 and we can manage the application process for you.

Application Deadline State (Species) Month Covered in
Huntin' Fool
Website Bonus/Preference Points Drawing Month
Feb 24 Utah (Black Bear) n/a wildlife.utah.gov Bonus March
March 2 Wyoming (Sheep, Moose, Goat) Jan wgfd.wyo.gov Preference May
March 5 Utah Feb wildlife.utah.gov Bonus/Preference May
March 9 Nevada (Mule deer guide draw) Feb ndow.org Bonus March
March 18 New Mexico Feb wildlife.state.nm.us None April
March 31 Wyoming (Bison) Jan wgfd.wyo.gov None May
April 1 Montana (Elk & Deer) March fwp.mt.gov Bonus/Preference April
April 1 South Dakota (Archery Deer) March gfp.sd.gov None TBD
April 7 Colorado March cpw.state.co.us Bonus/Preference May, June
April 24 Kansas (Deer) April kdwpt.state.ks.us Preference May
April 30 Idaho (Sheep, Moose, & Goat) March fishandgame.idaho.gov None May
April 30 Kentucky (Elk) March fw.ky.gov None May
May 1 Montana (Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison) April fwp.mt.gov Bonus June
May 4 Nevada April ndow.org Bonus May
May 14 Maine (Canadian Moose) April maine.gov/ifw Bonus June
May 15 Oregon Feb dfw.state.or.us Preference for Elk, Deer, & Antelope June
May 18 Washington May wdfw.wa.gov Bonus June
May 29 New Hampshire (Canadian Moose) May wildlife.state.nh.us Bonus June
June 1 Wyoming (Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk) May wgfd.wyo.gov Preference June
June 1 Montana (Antelope) April fwp.mt.gov Bonus July
June 2 California May wildlife.ca.gov Modified Preference June
June 7 Iowa (Deer) May iowadnr.gov Preference June
June 5 Idaho (Elk, Deer, & Antelope) May fishandgame.idaho.gov None July
June 9 Arizona (Sheep, Bison, & Deer) June azgfd.gov Bonus July
June South Dakota (West River, Black Hills Deer) June gfp.sd.gov Modified Preference July
June 18 Utah (Antlerless) June wildlife.utah.gov Bonus/Preference June
July 7 Colorado (Secondary Leftover Draw) March cpw.state.co.us None July
July Vermont (Canadian Moose) June vtfishandwildlife.com Bonus July
July 31 Pennsylvania (Elk) July pgc.state.pa.us Bonus August
August  South Dakota (Antelope) June gfp.sd.gov Modified Preference September
September  South Dakota (Bison) June gfp.sd.gov Modified Preference October, November
Sept 30 Montana (Points Only) July fwp.mt.gov Bonus/Preference N/A
Oct 13 Arizona (Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey) Sept azgfd.gov Bonus November
Oct 15 Texas (Desert Sheep) Sept tpwd.texas.gov Bonus November
Nov 2 Wyoming (Points Only) July wgfd.wyo.gov Preference N/A
Dec 15 South Dakota (Points Only) June gfp.sd.gov Modified Preference N/A
Past Deadlines
Dec 15 Alaska Dec adfg.alaska.gov None February 21
Jan 31 Wyoming (Non-Resident Elk) Jan wgfd.wyo.gov Preference May
Feb 11 Arizona (Elk & Antelope) Jan azgfd.gov Bonus March
Feb 15 Idaho (Spring Bear & Turkey) n/a fishandgame.idaho.gov None February 21
Feb 16 Utah (200 Expo Permits, validate in person) Jan wildlife.utah.gov None February 21

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