Big Game Application Deadlines by State

Big game application season is here and 2019 Big Game Application Deadlines are coming fast! Don’t miss an important application period to either apply for a tag or to build a point in a key state. Now is the time to start planning your fall hunts. Below are the tentative 2019 big game application deadlines by state, and tentative draw result dates.

State Species Application Deadlines
Alaska All species 12/17/2018
Elk, antelope 2/12/2019
Deer, sheep, fall bison 6/11/2019
Spring bison, spring turkey, spring bear & spring javelina 10/8/2019
California All species 6/2/2019
Colorado All species 4/2/2019
Moose, sheep, goat 4/30/2019
Deer, elk 6/5/2019
Antelope 6/5/2019
Iowa Nonresident deer 6/2/2019
Kansas Nonresident deer 4/26/2019
Deer, elk 3/15/2019
Moose, sheep, goat, bison 5/1/2019
Antelope 6/1/2019
Nevada All species 4/15/2019
New Mexico All species 3/20/2019
Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Moose 3/22/2019
Deer 6/6/2019
Antelope 8/1/2019
Oregon All species 5/15/2019
Deer Preference Points 12/15/2019
Special Buck 4/17/2019
Elk, sheep, goat 5/19/2019
Deer Varies by locale
Antelope 8/11/2019
Deer (East River Resident), Muzzleloader 8/31/2019
Utah All species 3/7/2019
Washington All species 5/22/2019
Nonresident elk 1/31/2019
Moose, sheep, goat, bison 2/28/2019
Resident elk 5/31/2019
Deer, antelope 5/31/2019
Leftover Deer, Elk, Antelope 6/29/2019

Important Note: All of the above dates are subject to change and are the online application dates. Please confirm all dates and application procedures with the specific State at the links provided.

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