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Application Deadlines

Tentative Application Drawing Schedule for 2016

Here you will find the tentative dates for application deadlines and drawings. Exact dates will appear in each magazine issue and on each state's profile in your Hunter Portfolio as the Wildlife Commissions set the regulations.

Don’t miss an application period. Deadlines come quickly and managing applications for multiple species and states can be confusing and difficult. Call our License Application division at 435.865.1020 and let us manage the application process for you.

*Changes for the current month are shown in GREEN.

Application Deadlines

Alaska

Month Covered:
December
Contact:
907-465-4190
www.adfg.alaska.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
December 15
Drawing Month:
February

Arizona

Month Covered:
Jan/Jun/Sep
Contact:
602-942-3000
www.azgfd.com
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
Elk, Antelope - February 14
Deer, Sheep - June
Buffalo - October
Drawing Month:
April
August
November

California

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
916-928-5805
www.dfg.ca.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Modified Preference
App Deadline:
June 2
Drawing Month:
June

Colorado

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
303-297-1192
wildlife.state.co.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference/ Bonus
App Deadline:
April 5
Drawing Month:
May

Idaho

Month Covered:
Mar/May/Oct
Contact:
208-334-3700
fishandgame.idaho.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
Sheep, Moose, Goat - April 30
Elk, Deer, Antelope - June 5
Drawing Month:
June
July

Iowa

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
515-281-5918
www.iowadnr.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
June 5
Drawing Month:
July

Kansas

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
620-672-5911
www.kdwp.state.ks.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
April 29
Drawing Month:
July

Kentucky

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
800-858-1549
fw.ky.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
April 30
Drawing Month:
May

Maine

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
202-287-8000
www.maine.gov/ifw
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May 16
Drawing Month:
June

Montana

Month Covered:
Feb/Apr/Oct
Contact:
406-444-2535
fwp.mt.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/ Preference
App Deadline:
Deer, Elk - March 15
Sheep, Moose, Goat, Bison - May 2
Antelope - June 1
Drawing Month:
April
June
July

Nevada

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
775-688-1500
www.ndow.org
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
April 18
Drawing Month:
June

New Hampshire

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
603-271-3421
wildlife.state.nh.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May 27
Drawing Month:
June

New Mexico

Month Covered:
February
Contact:
505-476-8000
wildlife.state.nm.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
March 23
Drawing Month:
April

Oregon

Month Covered:
February
Contact:
503-947-6000
www.dfw.state.or.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference for Deer, Elk, and Antelope
App Deadline:
May 15
Drawing Month:
June

Pennsylvania

Month Covered:
August
Contact:
717-787-4250
www.pgc.state.pa.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
July 31
Drawing Month:
August

South Dakota

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
605-223-7060
www.gfp.sd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
Deer - July 20
Antelope - August 17
Bison -September 7
Drawing Month:
Currently Not Available

Texas

Month Covered:
September
Contact:
512-389-4800
www.tpwd.state.tx.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
December 27
Drawing Month:
December

Utah

Month Covered:
February
Contact:
801-538-4700
wildlife.utah.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/ Preference
App Deadline:
March 3
Drawing Month:
May

Vermont

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
802-828-1000
www.vtfishandwildlife.com
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
July

Washington

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
360-902-2200
wdfw.wa.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May 18
Drawing Month:
June

Wyoming

Month Covered:
Jan/May/Oct
Contact:
307-777-4600
gf.state.wy.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
Elk - January 31
Moose, Sheep, Goat, Bison - February 28
Deer, Antelope - May 31
Points Only - October
Drawing Month:
February
May
June