June 23, 2011

Controlled hunt drawing results online

By Niels Nokkentved, IDFG

   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.

   Controlled hunt drawing results are now available for deer, elk, pronghorn, fall black bear and fall turkey hunts at:

   Drawing odds are available at: For additional information about controlled hunts, go to http://fish

   Applicants can enter their hunting license numbers to find out instantly how they did in the drawing.

   Postcards will be mailed to successful applicants around July 10. Winners must buy controlled hunt tags by August 1. Unclaimed and leftover tags from the first drawing will be available in a second application period from Aug. 5 through Aug. 15.

   Any tags not purchased by Aug. 1 will be forfeited. After the second drawing, any left over tags are sold over the counter. Tags are sold at any license vendor, through the Internet at, or by telephone at 800-554-8685, starting Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

   For information on rules and dates for specific hunts consult the regulations brochure or the Fish and Game website at:

   And those lucky enough to draw can use Fish and Game's hunt planner on the website at: to plan those fall hunts.

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