With only 50 tags on quota and a lengthy season this hunt might be a very good choice if you want to get away from the crowds and stay close to town. An extremely high-quality hunt for only three or four preference points on the “special” draw this hunt is about as good as can be expected. Yes there is a point creep, but with 3-5 points you can still go on a nice hunt. Purchasing these points will help you in the following years' draw. Full Price Elk, Deer and Antelope Preference Points (Nonresidents Only) For nonresident full price elk, deer and antelope, preference points can be accumulated by applying for a preference point during the preference point only application period. For moose and full price bighorn sheep, preference points can be accumulated either by submitting an application for the limited quota drawings or by purchasing a preference point during the preference point only application period using the online system. … Guy’s Top 10 Wyoming Antelope Picks (2020) The antelope outlook for this fall in Wyoming is shaping up to be very strong. For moose and full price bighorn sheep, an applicant will lose all accumulated preference points if they draw a license or if they fail to be awarded a preference point within two (2) consecutive years by either participating in the limited quota drawing or purchasing a preference point during the appropriate application period. The preference point fees that must be remitted are $52 for elk, $41 for deer and $31 for antelope ($10 for youth for each species). Preference Points Only: July 1: November 1: N/A--N/A: Wyoming Super Tag--July 1: N/A: July 31: N/A: Nonresident . I would seriously consider avoiding hunt areas 59, 95, 99 and 112. There are a lot of tags available for this hunt and hunting on the opening weekend would certainly not be recommended. A hunter can easily look over 50 to 150 bucks per day in this unit, but trying to find that needle in the haystack of a buck can be a chore here. Access can be a bit of a chore here but certainly not impossible. Start building points and spend the next 6 - 7 years researching Wyoming antelope. We publish book and magazines, along with producing videos, DVDs, and TV programs. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Here are some important things to know about preference points: • Preference points are assigned to the person's sportsperson identification number and are tied to a species, but not to a specific hunt area. The Deer Creek antelope hunt is one of my favorites when it comes to the tradeoff between opportunity and quality of bucks. We showed up in our unit Day 1 at 2:00pm. Now that is no longer available and you want another $120. There are a few exceptions to this outlook however. Sitka Gear Review: Kelvin Lite ¾ Down Pant and Jacket – Short Hunting Pants?! Wyoming Feedgrounds Public Comment Period Until January 8, 2021, FIND Your BEST Deer HUNTING Unit! With 60% public land and decent draw odds, this area can be very hard to beat if you only have five or six preference points to spend. The Western side of the hunt area is loaded with plenty of public land to hunt. 9 points will still get a guy a good hunt, but forget about unit 60. Great post Love your work! Some suggestions when applying for licenses with the preference point option: • To maintain your preference points, do not apply for an easy-to-draw area as your first choice. Re: If Preference Points are no Concern, What Zone for Wy Antelope? Just wondering what is the better of the crappy 0 point units to hunt? With a TagHub membership you get both print journals, access to our digital data that is all sortable and access to content like EHTV before anyone else. If you don’t participate in the limited quota drawing for moose or full price bighorn sheep, you may purchase a preference point during the preference point only application period using the online system. This includes the type 4 and type 5 (full price antlerless elk) licenses. How To Survive a Bear Attack (Grizzly or Black Bear), Killik Hunting Backpack Review – K2800 Load-out shelf test, UNBELIEVABLE wildlife MIGRATION! Following in the footsteps of his father, Guy has taken up the reins and is now at the helm of the Eastmans’ Hunting Journal and the Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal. Wyoming's most sought after antelope hunting is primarily found in south-central, central and southwest Wyoming. Help. With those points look at 59,88,89,92,93,94,95,100,112. Mix that with the fact that the season is nearly two months long in a prime Wyoming county, and this hunt is hard to overlook in my opinion. Those are obtainable with 9 points. You are allowed to apply for different hunt areas from one year to the next. We offer both town and bunkhouse Wyoming antelope hunting with dates beginning in mid-August. There is no application fee to purchase a preference point only, but you will pay the credit card fee. The areas in Northern Sweetwater, Carbon, Fremont and Natrona counties should be exceptional if we get those steady summer storms we are all hoping for. This hunt takes quite a few points to draw and the antelope are somewhat pocketed in this area. This listing is not based purely on opportunity however, this listing is based on trophy quality as the primary factor as it relates to current conditions as well as an areas historic track record to produce big antelope bucks, those in the 80” and better category. • nonresident elk If you wish to apply for a cow/calf or antlerless elk license, and do not want to use your points, apply for the reduced price cow/calf draw. A definite favorite by many residents, this antelope hunt is probably the perfect blend of quality and quantity of antelope over-all. Tourism The application period is July 1-Oct. 31. We were both happy with our bucks, but it would have been nice to stretch out the hunting a few more days. pikeman1. To date, we’ve never had a rifle antelope hunter go home empty handed. IMPORTANT: Change to Wyoming preference point in 2019. Eastmans’ Publishing, Inc. is a holding company engaged in publishing. All applicants who are unsuccessful drawing a moose or full price bighorn sheep license will automatically be awarded a preference point each year they participate in the limited quota drawing. The mysterious and beautiful Antelope Canyon is one of the most spectacular slot canyons in the world.. Im starting to feel the same way . If you were awarded a preference point in the initial drawing period for bighorn sheep or moose, you are not eligible to purchase a preference point during the preference point only application period. Uncle Roberta: Recent trends seem to favor a more natural way of life for wildlife. Another outstanding choice for the first-time antelope hunter. The country here is very easy to hunt and the access is very good with plenty of public land to choose from. Learn how your comment data is processed. An Antelope Hunt Like No Other! Average antelope bucks harvested will score between 67-74″. With only 50 tags on quota and a lengthy season this hunt might be a very good choice if you want to get away from the crowds and stay close to town. • If you want to hunt more often without using your preference points, continue to apply for your preferred (hard-to-draw) hunt area as a first choice and apply for easy-to-draw hunt areas as your second choice. Purchase a preference point during the application period of July 1 to November 2, of each year. Tags #myhuntstory antelope Antelope Hunting Eastmans' Bowhunting Journals Eastmans' Hunting TV Guy Eastman Hunting Public Land rifle hunting western hunting Wyoming, CLICK HERE TO SHOP SITKAGEAR.COM Ike Eastman reviews Sitka Gear’s Kelvin Lite Jacket and 3/4 …. Hunting . Im about about done also. Learn everything about hunting Wyoming Antelope Unit 7. Select the table row size. Regardless of your hunting goals, Wyoming has an antelope hunt that will fit everyone’s desires, from the discerning trophy hunter looking for a record book buck to the father taking his kids on a action packed youth hunt. Use these links to look up preference points, view preference point totals going into the draw and purchase a preference point. I have probably had 25 antelope tags in the last 10 years here in Wyoming and have only not filled 1 tag.....my brother in law backed out last minute just didn't work out for the little bit of time he was here during season so I didn't fill that tag. I live in Washington where the licenses are … There are a lot of very solid antelope hunt areas in Wyoming that do not take massive amounts of points to draw but can still offer up a good opportunity at a respectable buck antelope. Thursday, 28 May 2020 Guy’s Top 10 Wyoming Antelope Picks (2020) The antelope outlook for this fall in Wyoming is shaping up to be very strong. On a good year, an 80” antelope is almost common in this area. Day 2 by 3:00pm we were skinning antelope 2. I already pay for the magazines. Posts: 878. Plus you can go 'Premium' and … There is no point system for mountain goat or bison. 10) Area-73-1: This antelope hunt area is one of the best in the state for the point burn in my opinion. Mix that with the fact that the season is nearly two months long in a prime Wyoming county, and this hunt is hard to overlook in my opinion. Most hunt areas in these parts of Wyoming have ample public access on lands managed by the BLM. Seven or eight points will be needed to hunt this area but the wait could be well worth it for some. This area has produced plenty of records book bucks over the years, and I think this year could be another great one here. About Wyoming Game & Fish, STOP POACHING Guy Eastman, Editor-In-Chief Get directions, maps, and traffic for Antelope, WY. Most years both archery and rifle success rates are at or near 100%. For nonresident full price elk, full price deer and full price antelope, an individual’s accumulated preference points are only considered in the initial drawing for the applicant’s first choice in the preference point drawing. • If a person fails to apply for bighorn sheep or moose in the initial drawing or purchase a preference point during the preference point only application period for two (2) consecutive years, all accumulated points for that species will be lost. View our Privacy Policy. Backcountry Hunting, Face a head-on charge! C. Joined: Jan 2009. Youth can start to collect preference points but he or she has to be at least eleven (11) years old at the time of submitting an application for a big game limited quota license in the initial drawing and must be at least 12 years old when in the field hunting. Purchase Preference Points, GAME & FISH COMMISSION This area is known for bucks in the 78 to 84-inch range on the right year. The random drawing is intended to provide everyone who applies a chance of drawing a license, regardless of their preference point total. Public land hunt areas are typically hard to draw. – The story of Wyoming’s Mule Deer Migration, Hunting the Winter Range for Giant Mule Deer. • Preference points are only awarded in the initial draw for unsuccesfull bighorn sheep and moose applicants. • nonresident antelope. Commission Information, ABOUT US The Western side of the hunt area is loaded with plenty of public land to hunt. I have personally killed an 81” buck in here with my bow and there have been numerous Boone and Crocket bucks killed in here in the past decade. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Antelope this fall! Youth can apply for preference points when they are 11 years old at the time of submitting a preference point only application and must be at least 12 years old by December 31 of that year. May 29, 2020 For only four or five points you can hunt this unit which offers up some very good antelope hunting in a prime county with the potential for some very good bucks. The prior year’s drawing odds are a useful indicator of relative odds, but provide no absolute guarantees. Guy Eastman, Editor-In-Chief May 29, 2020 General 7 Comments 6,913 Views . 6,941 Views, Guy’s Top 10 Wyoming Antelope Picks (2020). • resident and nonresident moose We will however need a somewhat wet summer to finish off the bucks into tip top shape as far as horn growth is concerned. With a very mild winter and a warm, dry spring our antelope are headed into summer in very, very good condition. Wyoming antelope 0 points? A successful applicant for moose or full price bighorn sheep must wait five (5) years before they will become eligible to participate in either the limited quota drawing or purchase preference points. Their vision is like 8x binoculars. Discussion in 'Out of state hunts' started by pikeman1, Dec 23, 2017. WYOMING WILDLIFE MAGAZINE - SUBSCRIBE TODAY. For only four or five points you can hunt this unit which offers up some very good antelope hunting in a prime county with the potential for some very good bucks. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Antelope this fall! With 600 tags now on quota for this hunt, the antelope here have done very well over the past ten years. Nonresident applicants will no longer have the option to apply for preference points when submitting their initial limited quota applications for elk, deer and antelope. Wyoming State Parks, CAREERS Inquiry for the 2020 Hunting Season. Learn everything about hunting Wyoming Antelope Unit 67. Nov 9, 2020 #13 D. Deleted member 115654 Guest. Eastmans Hunting Journal. 10 20 50 100 200. • Drawing odds can and do change from year to year as applicants shift their preferences for specific hunt areas. Total Preference Points Going into 2021 Draw 7) Area-75-1: A definite favorite by many residents, this antelope hunt is probably the perfect blend of quality and quantity of antelope over-all. Click the links below for more info. For party applications, all of the applicants’ preference point totals will be averaged to determine the preference point ranking used in the initial preference point drawing. The antelope in the central region and the Northern half of the state have fared the best this past winter. The areas in the Southwest portion of the state did see a very tough winter and may be something to avoid when it comes to application choices. Residents will receive a full refund of their license fee. Agree 100%, Colorado is the place for Carp, but Utah is another great option. Access can be a bit of a chore here but certainly not impossible. The Wyoming “point only” application period for antelope, as well as all species found within the state, is now open. chesterwy. Campfire Regular. Application Dates and Deadlines for Nonresidents looking to apply in Wyoming. Citizen Antelope, WY Directions {{::location.tagLine.value.text}} Sponsored Topics. Re: Wyoming antelope 3 preference points - 01/30/13 It would be a shame to see one less Utah hunter in western WY. I believe 4/5 will get you 73 or 48 which are ok but lots of tags, big antelope can be found anywhere if you have time and know what your looking at. Residents can only pick up points for moose and bighorn sheep. Government The print is too small for me to read the members research so I would look at it online. Antelope fluctuations are high year to year also something to consider. Posts: 878. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Antelope this fall! I have personally killed an 81” buck in here with my bow and there have been numerous Boone and Crocket bucks killed in here in the past decade. The remaining 25 percent of available licenses will be allocated in a random drawing, regardless of preference points. I never messed with preference points on Antelope but I do get them for Elk in SW Colorado. If your in a unit that takes 9-10 points to draw, you are likely going to see a lot of big antelope. This hunt only has 50 tags available so the over-all experience of the hunt here is very high quality. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission may not issue licenses for specific hunt areas and types based on wildlife management. - Eastmans' Official Blog | Mule Deer, Antelope, Elk Hunting and Bowhunting Magazine | Eastmans' Hunting Journals, More Costs Headed Your Way in Wyoming-Maybe. Shop WGFD Merchandise, STATE OF WYOMING View our current jobs, PRIVACY POLICY Guy Eastman’s Top WY Antelope Areas 2020. We also develop and sell products such as apparel, hats and artwork. If you want to have a chance at a nice animal of any species you need to start buying points NOW! For nonresident full price elk, full price deer and full price antelope, an applicant will lose all accumulated preference points if they draw their first choice license in the initial limited quota drawing or if they fail to purchase a preference point during the application period for two (2) consecutive years. We have just expanded it for people who are members to TagHub. We strive to help our audiences become more skilled and ethical hunters, while expanding their knowledge, appreciation, and awareness of the outdoors and wildlife through entertainment media. These areas are my best guesses based on the available information at the time of this writing and are geared toward the best areas for a DIY public land hunter to kill the antelope buck of his lifetime. Legal. If a person fails purchase a preference point during the preference point only application or to submit an a moose or bighorn sheep limited quota applicaton for two (2) consecutive years, all accumulated points for that species will be lost. Super Tag Application Deadline: July 1, 2021. Pingback: An Antelope Hunt Like No Other! A nonresident can pick up points for deer, elk, antelope, bighorn sheep, and moose. Preference points are a way to improve your odds of eventually drawing a license in a hard-to-draw hunt area. For a magazine that was started for a working man diy hunter….. they sure are trying to squeeze out every dime from us . Campfire Regular. The Badwater antelope hunt is known for open country and lots of antelope. The best access points are the Marshall road (Albany County Road 610), Little Medicine Road (Carbon County Road 99), and BLM Lone Tree Road. The preference point fees that must be remitted are $52 for elk, $41 for deer and $31 for antelope ($10 for youth for each species). However, on the right year this area is definitely a big buck producer. There are a lot of tags available for this hunt and hunting on the opening weekend would certainly not be recommended. By 6:00pm we were skinning antelope number 1. Find preference point information for Full Price Elk, Deer and Antelope Preference Points (Nonresidents Only) and Moose and Full Price Bighorn Sheep Preference Points (Residents and Nonresidents). If you do and are successful, then all of your accumulated points will be deleted and the odds of drawing a license in a hard-to-draw area will be diminished for several years until you build up preference points again. Never understod why they always come to Wy when i keep hearing what a great job Utah has done in providing lots of opportunity for its residents, when you finally draw of course. Reactions: 338 … The area is large and over 80% public. The West Farson hunt has rebounded very nicely over the past four or five years. The area is large and over 80% public. Business Antelope Hunting Season Dates and Limitations - Preliminary opening dates and limitations are subject to change. I quit the “other” guys because they got greedy, now it’s time to quit Eastmans. Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon located on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona, United States.. A slot canyon is a narrow canyon, formed by the wear of water rushing through rock. For deer, elk, and antelope you … Nonresidents no longer have the option to purchase a preference point in the initial draw (effective in 2019). Wyoming.gov • nonresident deer Elk, Deer and Antelope Thanks for your dedication and the others... Adam: Great buck Guy! 7 Comments This area is known for bucks in the 78 to 84-inch range on the right year. C. chesterwy. The resident fee to purchase a moose or full price bighorn sheep preference point is $7. Reactions: 338 dude , Tidus56 and KR260. A few good ones are 61,60,57,58,67,64,66,91,95 etc. All in all, antelope in Wyoming are doing fairly well. With 60% public land and decent draw odds, this area can be very hard to beat if you only have five or six preference points to spend. Additional Info on Preference Points Guy Eastman’s Top WY Antelope Areas 2020. It’s also the very best state to try and draw an average antelope tag without having to wait a lifetime. • Preference points shall not be restored when an applicant causes more than one customer record to be generated due to using a different last name, first name, date of birth or last four of their social security number. With a very mild winter and a warm, dry spring our antelope are headed into summer in very, very good condition. In Wyoming, preference points rank applicants pools. The country here is very easy to hunt and the access is very good with plenty of public land to choose from. Opening dates, closing dates and limitations for big game hunting seasons are established each year in late April or early May. This archery antelope hunt remains the best first-time Western adventure as you will see many animals and have a great opportunity to bring home a trophy. 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