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2022 STATE DRAW DEADLINES

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Application Deadline State Species/Draw
January 31 Wyoming
Non-Resident Elk

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before May 9 / Draw Results : May 19
February 8 Arizona
Elk and Antelope

Bonus points with max point bonus draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : Mid-March
February 10 Oregon
Spring Black Bear

Preference points
Draw Results : Late February
February 9 New Mexico
Black Bear

No point system
Draw Results : Late February
February 15 Idaho
Spring Black Bear

No point system
Draw Results : Late February
February 22 Utah
Black Bear

Bonus Points
Draw Results : Early March
February 28 Washington
Spring Black Bear Season Cancelled

Bonus point system
Draw Results : Mid March
February 28 Wyoming
Sheep, Moose, Mtn Goat

Preference points for Sheep and Moose
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before April 15 / Draw Results : May 5
March 3 Utah
Bucks, Bulls, Once-in-a-Lifetimes

Bonus points for all limited-entry, preference points for general deer
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : Mid-May (emails)
March Nevada
Mule Deer rifle guide draw

Bonus points, must apply under an outfitters account
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : Late March
March 16 New Mexico
Sheep, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Exotics

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine

Draw Results : Late April
March North Dakota
Rocky Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Elk

Recommended for Residents Only
Draw Results : Mid April
March 31 Wyoming
Bison

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine

Draw Results : May 5
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
Alternate List Signup Deadline : June 30
April 1 South Dakota
Archery Statewide Deer

Covered in Huntin' Fool March/June Magazine
Draw Results : 100% draw
April 5 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 : Late April
Draw Results Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope : Late May
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 March Magazine
Draw Results : Mid May
April 30 Kentucky
Rocky Mtn Elk

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : Late May
May 1 Montana
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison

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

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : Late May
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

Residents Only
Draw Results : Late May
May Washington
All Species

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
May 27 New Hampshire
Canadian Moose

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : Mid June
May 31 Wyoming
Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk

Preference points for non-residents only
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 16
June 1 Montana
Antelope

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results (900 archery) : Mid June
Draw Results (firearm) : 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 : Late June
June Iowa
Whitetail Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 18
June 14 Arizona
Bighorn Sheep, Fall Bison, & Deer

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

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early July
June Nevada
Leftover Draw (archery deer & antelope)

Bonus points used
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : Late June
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
July 5 Colorado
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No preference points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : Early July
June 24 Wyoming
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No preference points used or lost
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : July 7
June 30 Vermont
Canadian Moose

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early August
June 30 Montana
Elk & Deer General License Alternate List

Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Random Order Assignment : Mid July
July Utah
2022 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 Utah
2022 General Spike Bull Elk Tags Available

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

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Draw Results : Late August
August 2 Colorado
Leftover & Unlimited Licenses Available (elk, deer, antelope)

No points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
First-come, first-serve online or at vendor
August South Dakota
Antelope

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
August 15 Idaho
Secondary Leftover Draw (Deer, Elk, Antelope)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Late August
September South Dakota
Bison

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid 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 Arizona
Spring Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey

Bonus points with max point draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
October 31 Texas
Desert Sheep Draw

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
October 31 Wyoming
Points Only (sheep, moose, elk, deer, antelope)

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
November Utah
2023 Sportsman Statewide Raffle Tags (Residents Only)

Draw Results : Late November
December 1 Idaho
2023 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, 2022
December 15 South Dakota
Points Only

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine

2022 Past Deadlines

Application Deadline State Species/Draw
December 15 Alaska
All Species (Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Hunts)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool December Magazine
Draw results : February 18

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