Hunting Season Dates

BOW

Deer/elk (west of I-25 and Unit 140) Aug. 29–Sept. 27
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140)  Oct. 1–23
Nov. 4–30
Dec. 15–31
Moose Sept. 12–27
Pronghorn (bucks only) Aug. 15–31
Pronghorn (either sex) Sept. 1–20

Muzzleloader

Deer/elk/moose Sept. 12–20
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140)  Oct. 10–18
Pronghorn Sept. 21–29

Rifle Deer/Elk/Moose

Moose Oct. 1–14
Separate limited elk (1st season) Oct. 10–14
Combined (deer/elk) (2nd season) Oct. 17–25
(3rd season) Oct. 31-Nov.8
Combined limited (deer/elk) (4th season) Nov. 11–15
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 24–Nov. 3
Late plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Dec. 1–14

Rifle Pronghorn (by draw only)

Pronghorn Oct. 3–9

Black Bear

Rifle limited (by draw) Sept. 2–30
Archery (over-the-counter with caps) Sept. 2–30
Muzzleloading (over-the-counter with caps)  Sept. 12–20
Rifle (over-the-counter with caps) concurrent with deer/elk rifle seasons

2017 Colorado Hunting License Fees

Habitat Stamps

(non-refundable)

Resident

Nonresident

Habitat Stamp (valid 4/1–3/31) $ 10 $ 10
Lifetime Habitat Stamp $ 300.25 $ 300.25

Licenses Fees

(Note: When applying for a license, an additional $3 non-refundable fee must be submitted with payment.)

Elk, Cow $ 46 $ 461
Elk, Bull or Either Sex $ 46 $ 616
Deer $ 31 $ 371
Moose $ 251 $ 2,061
Pronghorn, Buck or Doe $ 31 $ 371
Bear $ 41 $ 351

*License Fees include a 25-cent search & rescue fee and a 75-cent Wildlife Education surcharge. *All non-resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination license.