Big Game Hunting
Select a species:
Licenses required to hunt big game:
- Base License
- Species-specific hunting license
- Limited-license species (bear, elk, turkey, antlerless deer) require the purchase of an application to be entered into the draw. Those successful in the draw will be able to purchase a license for that species, and leftover licenses (if any) will be available for purchase after the draw.
Season Dates: Apr. 17 - May 31
Application Period: Jan. 1 - Feb. 1 (Spring)
Drawing Results Available Online: Mar. 6Note: Spring turkey applications can be purchased without a Base License. Applicants successful in the draw will need to purchase their 2017 Base License before obtaining their Spring Turkey License.