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2015-2016 Hunting Season Dates

Archery 2016 2017
Deer/elk (west of I-25 & Unit 140)  Aug. 27-Sept. 25 Aug. 26-Sept. 24
Moose Sept. 10-25 Sept. 9-24
Pronghorn (bucks only) Aug. 15-31 Aug. 15-31
Pronghorn (either sex) Sept. 1-20 Sept. 1-20
Muzzleloading (draw only)
Deer/elk/moose Sept. 10-18 Sept. 9-17
Pronghorn Oct. 21-29 Oct. 21-29
Rifle Deer/Elk/Moose
Moose Oct. 1-14 Oct. 1-14
Separate limited elk (1st season) Oct. 15-19 Oct. 14-18
Combined deer/elk (2nd season) Oct. 22-30 Oct. 21-29
Combined deer/elk (3rd season) Nov. 5-13 Nov. 4-12
Combined limited deer/elk (4th season) Nov. 16-20 Nov. 15-19
Rifle Pronghorn (by draw only) Oct. 1-7 Oct. 7-13
Black Bear
Limited (by draw only) Sept. 2-30 Sept. 2-30
Archery (unlimited w/cap) Sept. 2-30 Sept. 2-30
Muzzleloading (unlimited w/cap) Sept. 10-18 Sept. 9-17

*Rifle (unlimited w/cap) concurrent with deer/elk rifle seasons
*Note: To participate in the unlimited bear rifle seasons, a hunter must also hold a deer or elk license for the same unit(s), season and manner of take.


To purchase a license and habitat stamp:

Habitat Stamps are $10 each and are required on every big game license. Habitat stamps for small game are $5 each.
Note: Limited license $3 application fee included in prices below..

Hunting license fees

License Colorado Resident Non-resident
Elk, bull/either sex $49 $629
Elk, cow (draw) $49 $469
Elk, bull/either sex (OTC & leftover) $46 $626
Deer & Pronghorn $34 $379
Deer & Pronghorn (OTC & leftover) $31 $376
Moose $254 $2,081
Bear $44 $351
Mountain Lion $41 $351
Turkey (spring) $21 $101
Turkey (fall) $16 $101
Youth Turkey $11 $76
Small Game (annual 1/1-12/31) $21 $56
Small Game (1-day) $11 $11
Small Game & Fishing Combo $41 N/A
Fishing (annual 1/1-12/31) $26 $56
Fishing (5-day) N/A $21
Fishing (1-day) $9 $9


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