Colorado / Unit Analysis

Colorado is a state that most archery hunters should be applying in. Averaging around 115 total P&Y entries each year, no state puts more entries in the book annually. Colorado is a state whose game management program is focused mostly on hunter opportunity and it leads the way in elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep & mountain goat entries year in and year out. Despite catering heavily towards hunting opportunity, it turns out giant archery mule deer and bigger moose than any other state! It is also the only state that offers archery rocky mountain bighorn hunts and an archery mountain goat hunt, improving the odds of drawing one of these coveted tags as a bowhunter.

New in 2019, Colorado will require applicants to purchase a nonrefundable $10 habitat stamp as well as either a $151.75 spring turkey license or a $81.75 annual small game license to participate in the big game draw or to apply for preference points. Additionally, Colorado will begin charging $100 per species to purchase a preference point for rocky mountain bighorn, mountain goat and moose. There are no preference point fees for elk, deer & pronghorn. Nonrefundable application fees for all species have increased from $3 to $9. These changes have drastically increased the cost to build preference points in Colorado, making it the second most expensive state in the Rockies to be building points in.

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Elk

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Elk*

Fee

$10

$81.75

$661.75

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

June 5

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for an elk permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter E-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You can use your second through fourth choices on the same application to apply for a license. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. There is no point fee for elk.

Colorado runs a preference point system for its elk applicants, awarding priority to those with the most points. Elk nonresident allocations are determined by the average number of preference points a Colorado resident needed to draw a specific license during a 3-year period that ended with the 2009 drawing. (Units with low numbers of available licenses may not have any remaining for nonresidents after resident licenses are drawn.) For elk hunt codes that required six or more points for a Colorado resident to draw, up to 20 percent may go to nonresidents. These hunts are designated in unit tables by a “+ ” under the “SEX” column of the 2019 Colorado Big Game regulations. For hunt codes that required fewer than six points for a Colorado resident to draw an elk license, up to 35 percent may go to nonresidents.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a permit with the minimum number of points required for each hunt as a nonresident. All available nonresident archery bull or either sex hunts are listed in the table below.

Mule Deer

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Deer*

Fee

$10

$81.75

$396.75

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

June 6

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a mule deer permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter D-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You can use your second through fourth choices on the same application to apply for a license. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. There is no point fee for mule deer.

Colorado runs a preference point system for its mule deer applicants, awarding priority to those with the most points. Deer nonresident allocations are determined by the average number of preference points a Colorado resident needed to draw a specific license during a 3-year period that ended with the 2009 drawing. (Units with low numbers of available licenses may not have any remaining for nonresidents after resident licenses are drawn.) For deer hunt codes that required six or more points for a Colorado resident to draw, up to 20 percent may go to nonresidents. These hunts are designated in unit tables by a “+ ” under the “SEX” column of the 2019 Colorado Big Game regulations. For hunt codes that required fewer than six points for a Colorado resident to draw a deer license, up to 35 percent may go to nonresidents.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a permit with the minimum number of points required for each hunt as a nonresident. Currently there are 86 draw areas for archery buck mule deer. We have omitted hunts that didn’t require any points to draw last year OR are private land only hunts. All other available nonresident archery buck or either sex hunts are listed in the table below.

Pronghorn

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Pronghorn*

Fee

$10

$81.75

$396.75

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

June 5

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a pronghorn permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter A-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You can use your second through fourth choices on the same application to apply for a license. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. There is no point fee for pronghorn.

Colorado runs a preference point system for its Pronghorn applicants, awarding priority to those with the most points. There is no tag allocation limit for nonresident pronghorn licenses in Colorado.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a permit with the minimum number of points required for each hunt as a nonresident. Aside from private land only hunts, all available nonresident archery buck hunts are listed in the table below.

Rocky Mountain Bighorn

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Rocky Mountain Bighorn*

Preference Point

Fee

$10

$81.75

$2,211.75

$100

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

May 4

 

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a rocky mountain bighorn sheep permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter S-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. If you opt in to pay the new Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep preference point fee, your credit card will be charged if you are unsuccessful in the draw.

Colorado runs both a preference and weighted preference point system for its rocky mountain bighorn sheep applicants. The maximum points you can accumulate for rocky mountain bighorn sheep are three. If you have three points for bighorn sheep and you fail to draw a first-choice license, you receive a weighted preference point. Weighted preference increases your probability of drawing. It is calculated by converting your application number into a different, random application number, then dividing that new application number by the amount of weighted points you have, plus one. This generates another new application number. Applications are sorted by this new number from lowest to highest and low numbers for each hunt code are awarded licenses. This essentially becomes a bonus point system and does not guarantee you will be drawn with max points as a true preference point system would. Colorado’s nonresident bighorn sheep quotas are established and guaranteed to nonresident applicants for every hunt available each season.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a license based on the nonresident application weighted point totals of last year’s drawings. All available nonresident archery ram hunts are listed in the table below. Remember, you may only apply for rocky mountain bighorn OR desert bighorn each year!

Desert Bighorn

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Desert Bighorn*

Fee

$10

$81.75

$2,211.75

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

May 4

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a desert bighorn sheep permit in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). There is no point system in place for Colorado desert bighorn. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license.

Colorado’s nonresident bighorn sheep quotas are established and guaranteed to nonresident applicants for every hunt available each season.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw. We list your true odds of drawing a license based on the nonresident desert sheep applicant numbers of last year’s drawing. The available nonresident ram hunt is listed in the table below. Remember, you may only apply for rocky mountain bighorn OR desert bighorn each year!

Mountain Goat

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Mountain Goat*

Preference Point

Fee

$10

$81.75

$2,211.75

$100

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

May 4

 

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a mountain goat permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter G-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. If you opt in to pay the new mountain goat preference point fee, your credit card will be charged if you are unsuccessful in the draw.

Colorado runs both a preference and weighted preference point system for its mountain goat applicants. The maximum points you can accumulate for goat are three. If you have three points for mountain goat and you fail to draw a first-choice license, you will receive a weighted preference point. Weighted preference increases your probability of drawing. It is calculated by converting your application number into a different, random application number, then dividing that new application number by the amount of weighted points you have, plus one. This generates another new application number. Applications are sorted by this new number from lowest to highest and low numbers for each hunt code are awarded licenses. This essentially becomes a bonus point system and does not guarantee you will be drawn with max points as a true preference point system would. Colorado’s nonresident goat quotas are established and guaranteed to nonresident applicants for every hunt available each season.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a license based on the nonresident application weighted point totals of last year’s drawings. Currently, the state offers only one archery only goat hunt and the odds of drawing this license have become steeper than many of the any weapon hunts available. Consider applying for one of these licenses and punching it with your bow! All available nonresident goat hunts are listed in the table below.

Moose

2019 Colorado Application Fees & Deadline

Nonresident License/Permit

Habitat Stamp (required)

Annual Small Game (required)

Moose*

Preference Point

Fee

$10

$81.75

$2,211.75

$100

Online App. Deadline (8:00 p.m. MST)

 

 

April 2

April 2

2018 Results Made Available

 

 

June 6

 

*If you participate in the hunt drawing, you will be charged a $9 nonrefundable application fee for each species you apply for. You will not be charged a permit fee unless you draw a permit.

To apply for a moose permit or preference point in Colorado, applicants must front the $9 application fee along with a $10 habitat stamp & $81.75 annual small game license which are both nonrefundable (valid for all species being applied for). If applying for a point only, enter M-P-999-99-P as your first-choice hunt code on your application. You can gain a preference point as a first choice on your application to use another year. You will be charged the license price ONLY if you draw a license. If you opt in to pay the new moose preference point fee, your credit card will be charged if you are unsuccessful in the draw.

Colorado runs both a preference and weighted preference point system for its moose applicants. The maximum points you can accumulate for moose are three. If you have three points for moose and you fail to draw a first-choice license, you receive a weighted preference point. Weighted preference increases your probability of drawing. It is calculated by converting your application number into a different, random application number, then dividing that new application number by the amount of weighted points you have, plus one. This generates another new application number. Applications are sorted by this new number from lowest to highest and low numbers for each hunt code are awarded licenses. This essentially becomes a bonus point system and does not guarantee you will be drawn with max points as a true preference point system would. Colorado’s nonresident moose quotas are established and guaranteed to nonresident applicants for every hunt available each season.

All applicants’ first choices are considered before moving on to the second phase of the draw making the more popular permits impossible to draw with a second choice. We list your true odds of drawing a license based on the nonresident application weighted point totals of last year’s drawings. All available nonresident archery moose hunts are listed in the table below.

Elk
All Non-Resident Archery Bull Elk Units Hunt Code 2019 Archery Season Dates Total Permits in 2018 Nonresident Minimum Points To DrawBased on 2018 applicants. 3 Year Archery Success Rate On Bulls2015-2017
2 E-E-002-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 10 26 (100%) 52%
4, 5, 441 E-E-004-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 450 2 (77%) 18%
7, 8, 9, 19, 191 E-E-007-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 1110 0 (68%) 7%
10 E-E-010-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 15 24 (13%) 78%
12, 23, 24 E-E-012-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 630 2 (41%) N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.
20 E-M-020-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 5 7 (100%) N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.
20Unit 20 except around Estes Park E-E-020-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 105 2 (42%) N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.
29 E-E-029-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 30 2 (100%) 18%
23, 24, 33 E-E-033-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 1050 0 (17%) N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.
39 E-E-039-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 80 2 (100%) 13%
40Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. E-E-040-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 65 11 (10%) 43%
46 E-E-046-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 60 0 (24%) 9%
48 E-E-048-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 1 (55%) 12%
49 E-E-049-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 170 4 (5%) 22%
50 E-E-050-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 90 0 (100%) 8%
51 E-E-051-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 1 (100%) 14%
54 E-E-054-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 280 0 (75%) 9%
55 E-E-055-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 665 Choice 245% with Choice 2 7%
56 E-E-056-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 Choice 212% with Choice 2 6%
57, 58 E-E-057-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 180 1 (36%) 15%
61 E-E-061-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 90 21 (24%) 38%
66 E-E-066-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 170 5 (45%) 21%
67 E-E-067-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 3 (50%) 20%
69, 84 E-E-069-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 180 2 (69%) 14%
76 E-E-076-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 160 13 (17%) 36%
104Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. E-E-104-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 25 LeftoverLeftover Tags Available 3%
201 E-E-201-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 10 26 (50%) 69%
391Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. E-E-391-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 50 LeftoverLeftover Tags Available 13%
461Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. E-E-461-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 50 LeftoverLeftover Tags Available 13%
481 E-E-481-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 0 (28%) 9%
500 E-E-500-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 100 1 (19%) 10%
501 E-E-501-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 75 2 (10%) 15%
551 E-E-551-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 230 Choice 23% with Choice 2 13%
561 E-E-561-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 70 Choice 214% with Choice 2 5%
851 E-E-851-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 8 14 (100%) 33%

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

Mule Deer
Non-Resident Archery Mule Deer Units Hunt Code 2019 Archery Season Dates Total Permits in 2018 Nonresident Minimum Points To DrawBased on 2018 applicants. 3 Year Archery Success Rate On Bucks2015-2017
2 D-M-002-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 7 9 (100%) 33%
6, 16, 17, 161, 171 D-M-006-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 125 1 (46%) 20%
10 D-M-010-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 4 16 (100%) 50%
21, 30 D-M-021-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 60 8 (67%) N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.
31, 32 D-E-031-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 135 1 (90%) 35%
40Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. D-M-040-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 80 2 (88%) 46%
44 D-E-044-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 65 1 (100%) 9%
48, 56, 481, 561 D-E-048-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 160 1 (91%) 10%
49, 57, 58, 581 D-E-049-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 330 1 (5%) 15%
50, 500, 501 D-E-050-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 200 1 (50%) 12%
51 D-E-051-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 130 4 (100%) 9%
52, 411, 521 D-M-052-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 150 1 (50%) 32%
53 D-M-053-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 55 1 (43%) 23%
54 D-M-054-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 25 3 (17%) 14%
55 D-M-055-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 25 11 (67%) 41%
59, 511, 591 D-M-059-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 175 1 (67%) 28%
61 D-M-061-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 50 9 (60%) 23%
62 D-M-062-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 190 1 (90%) 23%
63 D-M-063-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 50 2 (6%) 56%
66 D-M-066-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 40 7 (82%) 23%
67 D-M-067-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 40 3 (55%) 27%
69, 84, 86, 691, 861 D-E-069-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 395 1 (55%) 19%
71, 711 D-M-071-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 110 1 (41%) 27%
76 D-M-076-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 25 9 (50%) 32%
79, 791 D-M-079-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 10 1 (100%) 13%
80, 81 D-M-080-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 225 1 (79%) 20%
82 D-M-082-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 40 1 (100%) 16%
85, 851Except Bosque del Oso SWA D-M-085-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 95 1 (17%) 36%
87, 88, 89, 90, 95 Plains D-E-087-O1-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-30, Dec. 15-31 75 1 (100%) 25%
91 Plains D-E-091-O1-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-30, Dec. 15-31 65 3 (100%) 25%
92 Plains D-E-092-O1-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-30, Dec. 15-31 65 1 (100%) 25%
96 Plains D-E-096-O1-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-30, Dec. 15-31 90 2 (100%) 27%
103 Plains D-E-103-O1-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-30, Dec. 15-31 40 2 (100%) 28%
110, 111, 118, 119, 123, 124 Plains D-E-110-O2-A Oct. 1-25, Nov. 6-Dec. 31 130 1 (100%) 45%
140 D-M-140-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 30 1 (22%) 43%
142 Plains D-E-142-O2-A Oct. 1-Nov. 30, Dec. 14-31 35 2 (86%) 31%
201 D-M-201-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 8 13 (100%) 56%
551 D-M-551-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 20 4 (100%) 24%
851Bosque del Oso SWA omly D-M-851-O1-A Aug. 31-Sept. 29 5 None DrawnResidents awarded permit with 3 points. N.A.Cannot be accurately calculated due to insufficient harvest data.

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

Pronghorn
Non-Resident Archery Pronghorn Units Hunt Code 2019 Archery Season Dates Total Permits in 2018 Nonresident Minimum Points To DrawBased on 2018 applicants. 3 Year Archery Success Rate On Bucks2015-2017
2, 201 A-M-201-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 17 (50%) 67%
3, 301 A-M-003-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 110 4 (17%) 58%
4, 5 A-M-004-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 40 2 (100%) 20%
6, 16, 17, 161, 171 A-M-006-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 70 2 (100%) 17%
11 A-M-011-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 9 points. 57%
12, 211 A-M-012-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 8 (100%) 47%
13 A-M-013-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 35 LeftoverLeftover Tags Available 5%
18, 27, 28, 37, 181 A-M-018-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 35 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 0 points. 13%
49, 50, 500, 501 A-M-049-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 20 2 (100%) 18%
55, 551 A-M-055-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 3 None DrawnNo nonresident applicants. Some residents awarded permit with 2 points. 63%
57, 58, 581 A-M-057-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 20 2 (100%) 36%
66 A-M-066-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 1 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 14 points. 0%
67 A-M-067-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 10 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 5 points. 37%
68, 681, 682 A-M-068-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 None DrawnNo nonresident applicants. Some residents awarded permit with 2 points. 7%
79, 791 A-M-079-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 5 points. 27%
80 A-M-080-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 2 points. 20%
81 A-M-081-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 6 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 4 points. 44%
82, 681 A-M-082-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 20 None DrawnSome residents awarded permit with 2 points. 18%
87 Plains A-M-087-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 100 0 (50%) 28%
88 Plains A-M-088-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 85 Choice 233% with Choice 2 15%
131 A-M-131-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 5 LeftoverLeftover Tags Available 0%
214, 441Landowner permission is advisable before applying. Most land is private. A-M-214-O1-A Aug. 15-Sept. 20 10 0 (100%) 7%

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

Rocky Mountain Bighorn
All Nonresident Archery Rocky Mountain Sheep Units Hunt Code 2019 Any Weapon Season Dates Nonresident Permits in 2019 Draw Odds, Represented 1 in XBased on 2018 applicants using 2019 quotas. 3 Year Archery Success Rate2015-2017 Avg. Score (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Length2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Base2015-2017, All weapons Best Ram (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Best Archery Ram (Estimated)2015-2017 Avg. Age2015-2017, All weapons Average Archery Days Hunted2015-2017
S9 S-M-S09-O1-A Aug. 3-27 1 493 30% 154 6/8 29 5/8 14 4/8 172 6/8 172 3/8 8.8 10.1
S12, S78 S-M-S12-O1-A Aug. 3-27 1 507 23% 144 4/8 27 5/8 14 3/8 168 4/8 168 2/8 7.0 15.7
S32 S-M-S32-O1-A Aug. 3-18 1 1135 36% 154 4/8 30 1/8 14 2/8 174 6/8 168 6/8 9.1 9.9
S35 S-M-S35-O1-A Aug. 3-27 1 79 8% 127 5/8 19 2/8 13 4/8 127 5/8 127 5/8 3.5 12.4
S44 S-M-S44-O1-A Aug. 24-Sept. 22 1 217 21% 166 33 4/8 15 176 2/8 176 2/8 9.9 12.8
S49 S-M-S49-O1-A Sept. 3-30 1 443 67% 150 6/8 27 14 5/8 177 7/8 171 4/8 5.8 9.1

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

Desert Bighorn
All Nonresident Desert Sheep Units Hunt Code 2019 Any Weapon Season Dates Nonresident Permits in 2019 Draw Odds, Represented 1 in XBased on 2018 applicants using 2019 quotas. 3 Year Success Rate2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Score (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Length2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Base2015-2017, All weapons Best Ram (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Best Archery Ram (Estimated)2015-2017 Avg. Age2015-2017, All weapons Days Hunted2015-2017, All weapons
S62 C-M-S62-O1-R Nov. 1-30 1 1697 92% 156 2/8 29 7/8 14 2/8 176 2/8 164 7.4 3.9

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

All Nonresident Either Sex Goat Units Hunt Code 2019 Archery Season Dates Nonresident Permits in 2019 Draw Odds, Represented 1 in XBased on 2018 applicants using 2019 quotas. 3 Year Success Rate (All Goats)2015-2017, All weapons 3 Year Success Rate (Billies Only)2015-2017, All weapons 3 Year Archery Success Rate (All Goats)2015-2017 3 Year Archery Success Rate on Billies2015-2017 Avg. Score of Billies (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Length of Billies2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Base of Billies2015-2017, All weapons Best Goat (Estimated)2015-2017, All weapons Best Archery Billy (Estimated)2015-2017 Avg. Age2015-2017, All weapons Days Hunted2015-2017, All weapons
G5- Archery G-E-G05-O1-A Sept. 3-Oct. 31 2 583 88% 46% 75% 39% 44 1/8 8 2/8 5 51 51 4.9 4.3
G4Managed for low population size. G-E-G04-O1-R Sept. 16-27Weekdays Only 1 New For N.R. 75% 39% 3% 0% 42 7/8 8 4 7/8 49 None Harvested 3.5 2.9
G7- Hunt 2 G-E-G07-O2-R Sept. 16-27Weekdays Only 1 925 77% 38% 5% 0% 44 3/8 8 1/8 5 1/8 49 1/8 None Harvested 4.7 1.3
G7- Hunt 3 G-E-G07-O3-R Sept. 30-Oct. 11Weekdays Only 1 623 78% 44% 5% 0% 44 3/8 8 1/8 5 1/8 49 1/8 None Harvested 4.7 2.4
G10 G-E-G10-O3-R Sept. 30-Oct. 11Weekdays Only 1 677 100% 67% 13% 9% 45 3/8 8 4/8 5 2/8 50 5/8 47 5.2 4.0
G11Bounded on the South by Anthracite Creek to Gunnison Country Rd. 12 G-E-G11-O1-R Sept. 3-Oct. 6 1 823 91% 73% 9% 9% 45 5/8 8 2/8 5 2/8 47 5/8 44 4/8 6.5 1.6
G11Bounded on North by Gunnison CR 3 (Crystal River Rd.), USFS 314 and 317 G-E-G11-S1-R Sept. 3-Oct. 6 1 New For N.R. 100% 100% 0% 0% 47 8 3/8 5 4/8 51 3/8 None Harvested 8.4 2.0
G12- Hunt 1 G-E-G12-O1-R Sept. 3-17 3 231 91% 52% 3% 0% 43 7/8 7 7/8 5 1/8 50 None Harvested 6.4 3.2
G12- Hunt 2 G-E-G12-O2-R Sept. 18-Oct. 6 2 215 82% 45% 3% 0% 43 7/8 7 7/8 5 1/8 50 None Harvested 6.4 3.4
G13- Hunt 1 G-E-G13-O1-R Sept. 3-20 2 365 92% 63% 0% 0% 42 5/8 7 5/8 5 48 6/8 None Harvested 5.9 3.8
G13- Hunt 2 G-E-G13-O2-R Sept. 21-Oct. 6 2 252 90% 51% 0% 0% 42 5/8 7 5/8 5 48 6/8 None Harvested 5.9 3.1
G16 G-E-G16-O3-R Sept. 30-Oct. 11Weekdays Only 1 688 86% 7% 21% 0% 44 5/8 8 3/8 5 1/8 49 2/8 None Harvested 4.3 4.4
G17Managed for low population size. G-E-G17-O1-R Sept. 3-Oct. 6 1 145 72% 33% 0% 0% 41 4/8 7 4/8 4 6/8 46 5/8 None Harvested 5.5 5.3

Information provided above to be superseded by Colorado Big Game Brochures. Refer to 2019 brochures when applying or hunting. http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx

Moose
All Nonresident Bull Moose Units Archery Hunt Code 2019 Archery Season Dates Nonresident Permits in 2018 Draw Odds, Represented 1 in XBased on 2018 applicants. 3 Year Archery Success Rate On Bulls2015-2017, Excludes immature bulls Average Width2015-2017, All weapons Avg. Horn Base2015-2017, All weapons Widest Bull2015-2017, All weapons Widest Archery Bull2015-2017 Average Archery Days Hunted2015-2017
6 M-M-006-O1-A Sept. 7-29 3 754 75% 38 6 46 41 4/8 5.5
7, 8, 191 M-M-007-O1-A Sept. 7-29 2 604 50% 38 2/8 6 1/8 46 4/8 46 4/8 10.5
14 M-M-014-O1-A Sept. 7-29 N.A. In 2018 New For 2019 50% 43 3/8 7 48 42 2.0
15, 27 M-M-015-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 214 100% 39 3/8 6 2/8 49 40 4/8 6.0
17 M-M-017-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 183 100% 37 3/8 5 4/8 48 4/8 42 1/8 6.0
18, 181 M-M-018-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 409 100% 38 5 7/8 49 2/8 43 4.7
28 M-M-028-O1-A Sept. 7-29 2 424 100% 40 5/8 6 48 6/8 48 2/8 4.4
37, 371 M-M-037-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 213 60% 39 5/8 6 47 1/8 39 4/8 9.6
41, 42, 52, 411, 421, 521 M-M-041-O1-A Sept. 7-29 2 167 80% 37 2/8 5 6/8 55 4/8 49 10.0
49, 50, 500, 501 M-M-049-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 803 100% 44 6/8 6 3/8 57 6/8 57 6/8 10.7
76 M-M-076-O1-A Sept. 7-29 1 840 100% 42 6 6/8 52 5/8 49 4.7
76, 77, 751Weminuche Wilderness only M-M-076-S1-A Sept. 7-29 1 205 100% 39 4/8 5 7/8 46 7/8 46 7/8 2.5
171 M-M-171-O1-A Sept. 7-29 3 118 100% 37 7/8 6 1/8 46 46 4.0

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