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Controlled Hunt Information

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 

Controlled hunt is a term used to describe a hunt with a limited number of permits, as opposed to a general season, which allows unlimited numbers of hunters. Controlled hunts are often desirable because of location and/or timing. Success rates are usually higher in controlled hunts than general season hunts.

Controlled Hunt Application Periods
For The Following Tags / Permits:
Spring Bear
January 15 – February 15
Spring Turkey Permit
February 1 – March 1
Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat April 1 – 30
Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Fall Bear, Fall Turkey May 1 – June 5
Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat - *Second drawing if needed June 15 – 25
Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Fall Bear - *Second drawing if needed August 5 – 15
*Any tags remaining after the first drawing will be offered in a second drawing.

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Licenses, Tags, Permits:

There is a processing fee for applications made by phone and online (internet).

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Last Updated: March 21, 2016 
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