Upcoming Western US Hunt Deadlines-2023
All currently available deadlines for hunt draw applications in 2023. Western US states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
All posted hunt application deadlines for in-state hunters as of 2/10/2023.
Every state has a different application system, please contact the appropriate agency with the provided links with any questions.
Arizona Game & Fish Department
Elk & pronghorn: February 14.
Deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison, sandhill crane: June 13 (pending).
Spring javelina, spring bear, spring turkey, spring bison: October 10 (pending).
California Department of Fish & Wildlife
All Hunts: June 2
Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Primary Draw: April 4
Secondary Draw (deer, elk, pronghorn, bear): June 30
Idaho Fish & Game
Spring turkey: March 1
Moose, bighorn, mtn goat: April 30
Deer, elk, pronghorn, fall bear, fall turkey: June 5
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Round 1 (deer & elk): April 1
Moose, bison, sheep, mtn goat: May 1
Antelope, Round 2 (deer & elk): June 1
Nevada Department of Wildlife
All hunts: May 10
New Mexico Game & Fish
All hunts: March 15 (online)
Barbary sheep, Bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn, oryx: March 22 (in person or by phone)
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
All hunts: May 15
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Bear, cougar: February 21
Big game: April 27
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Multi-season permits: March 31
Special permits: May 19
Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Bighorn sheep, bison, moose, mtn goat: April 17
Antelope, deer, elk, fall turkey, sandhill crane, pheasant: May 31