Non-resident elk hunters only have a few more weeks to finalize their hunting plans and submit applications for 2018. The deadline for non-resident elk applications is Jan. 31, and hunters must apply online. Tentative season information is also available on the Game and Fish Hunt Planner.
The deadline for non-resident landowner license applications is Jan. 22. Landowners who are applying for the landowner license must submit paper applications to their local game warden for approval. The paper applications are available at any Wyoming Game and Fish Department Regional Office and the local warden.
Landowner license applications shall only be accepted from landowners who own at least 160 contiguous acres of deeded land and have shown a minimum of 2,000 days use of the species applying for during the 12-month period immediately preceding the date of application. The full requirements for eligibility and issuance are available in the Game and Fish Commission Regulations, Chapter 44, Section 9.
Questions can be directed to the local game warden or by calling (307) 777-4600.