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Planning a big hunt? Don’t miss the draw dates!

2017 hunt planning starts now!  Make sure you don’t miss out on a hunt because the draw dates passed.  Below is an extensive list by state and animal the dates you should be aware of.  As always, these dates are subject to change.  Good luck!

2017 Application deadline calendar
State Species Tentative
application deadline
draw results posted*
Alaska All species December 15 February 17
Wyoming Elk January 31 February 25
Arizona Elk, antelope February 7 April 13
Wyoming Moose, sheep,
February 28 May 10
Utah All species March 2 May 18
Nevada Mule deer
guided draw
March 11 March 26
Montana Deer, elk March 15 April 18
New Mexico All species March 23 April 27
Colorado All species April 4 Sheep & goat: May 11
Deer, elk,
moose, antelope:
 June 1
Nevada All species April 17 May 27
Kansas Nonresident deer April 29 May 13
Idaho Moose, sheep,
April 30 May 18
Montana Moose, sheep,
May 1 June 13
Oregon All species May 15 June 16
Washington All species May 18 June 10
Wyoming Deer, antelope May 31 June 21
Montana Antelope June 1 August 1
California All species June 2 June 14
Idaho Deer, elk,
June 5 June 24
Arizona Deer, sheep, bison June 13 July 19

*sources include state agencies and