Press Release

Big Game controlled hunt drawing results online

NOTICE: This article is an archive copy is no longer current.

Hunters who applied for elk, deer, pronghorn, fall turkey and black bear controlled hunts can check online to see whether they were successful in the recent computerized drawing.

Drawing results are now available at:

Applicants can enter their hunting license number and follow three simple steps to find out instantly if they were successful or not in the drawing.  Traffic on the website may be heavy at times, so please be patient. 

It is the responsibility of the hunter to determine whether he or she was drawn.  Postcards will be mailed to successful applicants by July 10.

Winners must purchase their controlled hunt tags by August 1.  Any tags not purchased by August 1 will be forfeited.  All unclaimed and leftover tags from the first drawing will be available in a second drawing around August 23, with the application period from August 5 through August 15.

After the second drawing, any leftover tags will be sold first-come, first-served beginning August 25 at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time at any Fish and Game office, license vendor, online at or by telephone at 800-554-8685.