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State Draw Deadlines for 2021

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Application Deadline State Species/Draw
February 1 Wyoming
Non-Resident Elk

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before May 10 / Draw Results : May 20
February 9

Arizona
Elk & Antelope

Bonus points with max point draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : Early March

February 10 Oregon
Spring Black Bear

Preference points
Draw Results : Late February
February 10 New Mexico
Spring Black Bear

No point system
Draw Results : Late February (by Feb 24)
February 14 Utah Hunt Expo
200 Utah Expo Permits, in person validation is not required due the Covid-19 pandemic.

www.huntexpo.com
Draw Results : February 19
February 15

Idaho
Spring Black Bear & Turkey

No point system
Draw Results : Late February

February 23 Utah
Black Bear

Bonus points
Draw Results : Before March 3
February 28 Washington
Spring Black Bear

Bonus point system
Draw Results : Mid March
March 1 Wyoming 
Sheep, Moose, & Goat

Preference points for Sheep & Moose
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before April 15 / Draw Results : May 6
March 4 Utah
Bucks, Bulls, Once-in-a-Lifetimes

Bonus points for all limited-entry, preference points for general deer
Point-only deadline March 18
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : Mid May
March 15 Nevada
Mule deer guide draw

Bonus points, must apply under an outfitter's account
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : March 22 (scheduled)
March 17 New Mexico
Sheep, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Exotics

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : Late April (by Apr 28)
March 31 Wyoming
Bison

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before April 15 / Draw Results : May 6
March North Dakota
Rocky Mtn Sheep, Moose, Elk


Recommended for Residents only
Draw Results : Mid April
April 1 Montana
Elk & Deer (Limited & General)

Bonus points for all limited-entry
Preference points for general 
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : Mid April
April 1 South Dakota
Archery Deer

Covered in Huntin' Fool March/June Magazine
Draw Results : 100% draw
April 6 Colorado
All Species

Preference points for elk, deer, antelope
Weighted (bonus) points for sheep, moose, goat
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results Sheep & Goat : Early May
Draw Results Elk, Deer, Antelope : Early June
April 30 Kansas
Whitetail/Mule Deer

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

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : MId May
April 30 Kentucky
Rocky Mtn Elk

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : MId May
May 3 Montana
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : MId May
May 10 Nevada
All Species

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 26 (scheduled)
May Maine
Canadian Moose

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
May 15 Oregon
All Species

Preference points for Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
May South Dakota
Rocky Mtn Sheep, Mtn Goat, Elk

Rresidents Only
Draw Results : Late May
May Washington
All Species

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
May 28 New Hampshire
Canadian Moose

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 1 Wyoming
Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk

Preference points for non-residents only
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
No modifications / Draw Results : June 17
June 1 Montana
Antelope

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : Early August
June 2 California
All Species

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
June 5 Idaho
Elk, Deer, & Antelope

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
June Iowa
Whitetail Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 8 Arizona
Bighorn Sheep, Fall Bison, & Deer

Bonus points with max point bonus draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early July
June
(June __ 8am online)
South Dakota
Whitetail/Mule Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 14 Nevada
Leftover Draw

Bonus points used
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : July 9
June Utah
Ewe California Bighorn Sheep &
Antlerless (Shiras Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope)

Bonus points for Sheep, Moose
Preference points for Elk, Deer, Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
June 25 Wyoming
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No preference points used or lost
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
No modifications / Draw Results : July 8
June 30 Colorado
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : Mid July
July Vermont
Canadian Moose

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early August
July 13 Utah
General Any-Bull Elk Tags Available

First-come, first-serve
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Adult Quota : 17,500
Statewide Youth (12-17) Quota : unlimited
July 22 Utah
General Any-Bull Elk Tags Available

First-come, first-serve online
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Adult Quota : 15,000
July 31 Pennsylvania
Rocky Mtn Elk

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
August 3 Colorado
Leftover & Unlimited Licenses (elk, deer, antelope)

No points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
First-come, first-serve online or at vendor
August 15 Idaho
Secondary Leftover Draw (Deer, Elk, Antelope)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
August 
(August __ 8am online)
South Dakota
Antelope

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
September South Dakota
Bison

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early September
September 30 Montana
Points Only

Preference points for General Elk & Deer
Bonus Points for Limited Sheep, Moose, Goat, Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
October 12 Arizona
Spring Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey

Bonus points with max point draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
November 1 Texas
Desert Sheep Draw

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
November 1 Wyoming
Points Only (sheep, moose, elk, deer, antelope)

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
November  Utah
2022 Sportsman Statewide Raffle Tags (Residents Only)

Draw Results : Late November
December 1 Idaho
2022 Non-Resident Tags Available
(Limited Quota and Capped Tags for Deer and Elk)

First-come, first-serve quota available online at 10:00am MST on Dec 1, 2021

 
2021 Past Deadlines
December 15 Alaska
All Species (Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 Hunts)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool December Magazine
Draw results : February 19
December 15 South Dakota
Points Only

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine