Application period starts Friday for second controlled hunt drawing for deer, elk, pronghorn, bear
Didn’t draw a tag in the first round? It’s not too late to apply for the second controlled hunt drawing for more than 2,250 unclaimed, controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn and bear. The application period for the second drawing runs from Friday through Aug. 17.
A list of available tags by hunt number is available on the unclaimed and leftover tag page. Hunters can apply at Fish and Game license vendors, by telephone at 800-554-8685, online or by mail. (All mailed entries must be postmarked no later than Aug. 17). The application fee is $6.25 for residents and $14.75 for nonresidents for each species.
For information on rules and dates for specific hunts, consult the current big game seasons and rules brochure or the online version. Please note that some hunts will be underway by the time the second drawing is completed and tags are available for sale.
Results of the drawing will be available around Aug. 24. Any tags not drawn in the second drawing will be sold first-come, first-served Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.