Secrets to the Colorado Big Game Draw

Follow along as Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff identify and explain the secrets of a successful big game draw.
Video: Secrets to the Colorado Big Game Draw

The Big Game Application for Limited Licenses is complex and sometimes challenging to wade through. But once you learn the process and understand the fundamentals, you start to see the multitude of options available to the big game hunter. Follow along as we cover the types of licenses, the draw process, preference points, special license considerations, and helpful resources to plan your next successful hunt.

Important Big Game Application Dates
Primary draw applications are accepted March 1 – April 6 until 8:00 PM Mountain Time (MT)
Big game license payment deadline is June 11, 12:00 PM Mountain Time (MT)
Sheep/Goat license payment deadline is May 4, 12:00 PM Mountain Time (MT)

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Bryan Posthumus is the Statewide Hunter Outreach Coordinator for Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

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