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one quick question. Is it possible for a non-resident to draw an antelope tag in Wyoming without any preferance points

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Yep, it sure is.  Even in the

Yep, it sure is.  Even in the hardest to draw units there are tags allotted to the random draw where a person with no PPs has the same chance to draw as the next guy.  Also, a number of units where there is a lot of private land have leftover tags after that draw that go on sale on a first come first serve basis in July.  Unit 23 near Gillette is one I can think of that has hundreds of leftover tags.  There are even some units that allow a person to take two buck and you can also buy up to 4 doe/fawn tags in a combination of two units in certain areas.  There is generally some public land available, but it's best to try and find a ranch that you can pay an access fee to hunt the property on a number of unit like that one.

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Ok thanks 30-06. is there a

Ok thanks 30-06. is there a list or a map of ranchers that allow hunting for a traspass fee?

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not really

but there are places with lots of Walk In Access where the bucks are easy to draw because there's not much for public land

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To get a list of ranchers

To get a list of ranchers that allow access for a fee the best thing to do is call the area G&F Office closest to where you want to hunt.  Just be aware that more and more of the ranchers are leasing their places to outfitters and then they charge top dollar to get on the places.  It may take you a number of calls to find a place, but there are some and there are also HMA (Hunter Management Areas requiring paperwork for access) and WIHAs (Walkin Hunting Areas that are posted with perimeter signs and you just park and walk in) listed on the website and those are private properties that the G&F pays the ranchers to allow hunting for free.

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