Deadline for Second Deer, Elk, and Antelope Drawing is July 21st

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Hunters are alerted applications for leftover deer, elk and antelope licenses must be received at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Cheyenne office by 5 p.m. July 21.

The second drawing will be held around July 31. Licenses remaining following the drawing will be sold “as processed” through the Cheyenne office.

Eighty different types of elk licenses are leftover in 67 areas. The majority of the licenses are for antlerless elk, although 10 areas are offering “any elk tags” and archery-only tags allowing bull harvest are available in 10 areas.

Fourteen areas and five nonresident regions (B, C, J, M and T) have leftover deer licenses. “Any antelope” licenses are available in 32 hunt areas.

Leftover reduced price doe/fawn antelope and deer, and cow/calf elk licenses are not issued in the second drawing but will be sold first-come, first-served, at license agents in or near the respective hunt areas beginning Aug. 15.

Hunters are also alerted the deadline to apply for early sandhill crane/Canada goose is July 31 and fall turkey is Aug. 15.

For more information about 2003 big game licenses call the G&F at (800) 842-1934 or (307) 777-4600 or view the G&F Web site at