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Colorado Hunting Dates and Fees

 

Colorado Hunting Dates | Colorado License Fees

2020 Colorado Big Game Hunting Season Dates

Archery

Black Bear over-the-counter w/caps Sep 2 - Sep 30

Deer/Elk West of I-25 and Unit 140 Sep 2 - Sep 30

Moose Sep 12 - Sep 30

Plains Deer East of I-25, except Unit 140 Oct 1 - Oct 23

Plains Deer East of I-25, except Unit 140 Nov 4 - Nov 30

Plains Deer East of I-25, except Unit 140 Dec 15 - Dec 31

Pronghorn Bucks Only Aug 15 - Aug 31

Pronghorn Buck or Doe Sep 1 - Sep 20

Muzzleloading

Black Bear over-the-counter w/caps Sep 12 - Sep 20

Deer/Elk/Moose by draw only Sep 12 - Sep 20

Plains Deer East of I-25, except Unit 140 - by draw only Oct 10 - Oct 18

Pronghorn by draw only Sep 21 - Sep 29

Rifle

Black Bear* over-the-counter w/caps *Concurrent with deer/elk rifle seasons

Black Bear Limited, by draw only Sep 2 - Sep 30

Deer/Elk Combined, 2nd Season Oct 24 - Nov 1

Deer/Elk Combined, 3rd Season Nov 7 - Nov 13

Deer/Elk Combined Limited, 4th Season Nov 18 - Nov 22

Elk Separate Limited, 1st Season Oct 10 - Oct 14

Moose Oct 1 - Oct 14

Plains Deer East of I-25, except Unit 140 Oct 24 - Nov 3

Plains Deer, Late East of I-25, except Unit 140 Dec 1 - Dec 14

Pronghorn by draw only Oct 3 - Oct 11

*Note: To participate in the Black Bear over-the-counter w/caps season hunter must also hold a deer or elk license for the same unit(s), season and manner of take.

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2020 Colorado Hunting & Fishing - License Fees

Habitat Stamps

Required for persons age 18-64 buying or applying for a license (first license only).
Note: A $10 Habitat Stamp will be added to the first license purchase of the year.


Annual Habitat Stamp (valid 4/1 - 3/31)
Resident: $10.00/yr.
Nonresident: $10.00/yr.


Lifetime Habitat Stamp
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: $300.00


Waterfowl Stamp
Resident: $10.00
Nonresident: $10.00

Big Game License Fees*


Application Processing Fee (Per draw & nonrefundable)
Resident: $7.00
Nonresident: $9.00


Bear
Resident: $48.00
Nonresident: $100.00


Big Horn Sheep (Desert)
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: $2,210.00


Big Horn Sheep (Rocky Mountain)
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: $2,210.00


Deer Buck or Doe
Resident: $38.00
Nonresident: $395.00


Elk, Bull or Combo Bull/Cow
Resident: $53.00
Nonresident: $660.00


Elk, Cow
Resident: $53.00
Nonresident: $495.00


Moose
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: $2,210.00


Mountain Goat
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: $2,210.00


Mountain Lion
Resident: $48.00
Nonresident: $350.00


Preference & Weighted Point Fee (sheep, goat, moose)
Resident: $50.00
Nonresident: $100.00


Pronghorn Buck or Doe
Resident: $38.00
Nonresident: $395.00


Youth Big Game
Resident: $14.00
Nonresident: $100.00

Small Game License Fees*


Annual Small Game (includes furbearers, valid 4/1 - 3/31)
Resident: $28.00
Nonresident: $80.00


Annual Small Game & Fishing Combo (valid 4/1 - 3/31)
Resident: $48.00
Nonresident: N/A


Application Processing Fee (Turkey, Per draw & nonrefundable)
Resident: $7.00
Nonresident: $9.00


Band-tailed Pigeon Permit
Resident: $5.00
Nonresident: $5.00


Federal Migratory Bird Stamp (Duck Stamp, valid 7/1 - 6/30)
Resident: $25.00
Nonresident: $25.00


Furbearer Only
Resident: $28.00
Nonresident: $80.00


Peregrine Falcon Capture
Resident: $300.00
Nonresident: N/A


Raptor 3-Year (Possession/Hunting)
Resident: $150.00
Nonresident: N/A


Raptor Annual (Possession/Hunting)
Resident: N/A
Nonresident: $80.00


Small Game (1-Day)
Resident: $12.00
Nonresident: $15.00


Small Game (Additional Day)
Resident: $5.00
Nonresident: $5.00


Turkey (Fall)
Resident: $23.00
Nonresident: $150.00


Turkey (Spring)
Resident: $28.00
Nonresident: $150.00


Youth Small Game (under 18 years)
Resident: $1.25
Nonresident: $1.25


Youth Turkey (under 18 years)
Resident: $14.00
Nonresident: $100.00

Fishing License Fees*


Annual Fishing (valid 4/1 - 3/31)
Resident: $33.00
Nonresident: $95.00


Annual Senior Fishing (64 years and older)
Resident: $8.00
Nonresident: N/A


Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Stamp
Resident: $25.00
Nonresident: $50.00


Fishing (1-Day)
Resident: $12.00
Nonresident: $15.00


Fishing (5-Day)
Resident: N/A
Nonresident: $30.00


Fishing (Additional Day)
Resident: $5.00
Nonresident: $5.00


Fishing Extra Rod Stamp (Licensed residents/nonresidents and youth under 16)
Resident: $9.00
Nonresident: $9.00


Youth Fishing (ages 16 & 17)
Resident: $8.00
Nonresident: N/A


Youth Fishing (under 16 years)
Resident: Free
Nonresident: Free


*An additional 25¢ Search & Rescue Fee and $1.50 Wildlife Education Fee will be applied to every license purchased.

Dates and fees information provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. For additional hunting information please visit Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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