Big Game Season Dates And Fees 2018
2018 Big Game Limited Draw License Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
|Deer/elk: west of I-25 (and unit 140)||Aug. 26–Sept. 24|
|Plains deer: east of I-25 (except unit 140)||Oct. 1-24 and
Nov. 8-30 and
|Pronghorn: Bucks only||Aug. 15-31|
|Pronghorn: Either sex||Sept. 1-20|
|Muzzleloader (by draw only)|
|Deer/Elk/Moose (by drawing only)||Sept. 9-17|
|Plains deer: east of I-25, except Unit 140||Oct. 14-22|
|Separate limited elk (1st season)||Oct. 11-19|
|Combined (deer/elk) (2nd season)||Oct. 21–29|
|(3rd season)||Nov. 4-12|
|Combined limited (deer/elk) (4th season)||Nov. 15–19|
|Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140)||Oct. 28–Nov. 7|
|Late plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140)||Dec. 1–14|
For individuals over 18 and under 65, a $10 Habitat Stamp is required with the first license purchase for the year (Valid 4/1-3/31. For more information, read about the Habitat Stamp.
|Elk (bull, either sex)||$49.00||$644.00|
Fees include a .25 cent search & rescue fee, and a .75 cent PEAC charge.
Note: Limited license $3 application fee included.
$10 Habitat Stamp will be added to 1st license purchase of the year (April 1 to March 31).
Options for purchasing licenses and a Habitat Stamp
Important Note: Anyone applying by mail for a hunting license through the draw must include the $10 Habitat Stamp fee with their license application fees if they have not already purchased a fishing or hunting license and Habitat Stamp for 2018.
Big game hunters can now apply for limited licenses and buy unlimited licenses on the internet. See our total licensing page for details