CHEYENNE - Hunters are alerted applications for leftover deer, elk and antelope licenses must be received at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Cheyenne office by 5 p.m. July 20.
The second drawing will be held around July 31. Licenses remaining following the drawing will be sold “as processed” through the Cheyenne office and some northwest Wyoming elk licenses will be sold through the G&F’s Jackson and Pinedale offices.
Ninety-four different types of elk licenses are leftover in 72 areas. The majority of the licenses are for antlerless elk, although nine areas are offering “any elk tags” and 13 areas with archery-only antlered tags.
Twelve areas and three nonresident regions (B, C and J) have left-over deer licenses. “Any antelope” licenses are available in 32 hunt areas.
Leftover doe/fawn antelope and deer, and cow/calf elk licenses are not issued in the second drawing but will be sold first-come, first-served, at license agents in or near the respective hunt areas beginning Aug. 15.
Hunters are also alerted the deadline to apply for early sandhill crane is July 31 and fall turkey is Aug. 15.
For more information about 2001 big game licenses call the G&F at (800) 842-1934 or (307) 777-4600.