Wyoming Preference Points are Now on Sale

Wyoming Preference Points and Hunting Licenses

July 29th, 2020

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Now is the time to purchase your Wyoming preference points. Points for all species are on sale from now through November 2nd. Any points you purchase now can be used in the 2021 application draw. Or you can begin to build your points in your account for future hunts. Don’t wait. Pick up a point each for elk, deer and antelope, and set yourself set up for some great hunts in the future!

Hunters Must Purchase Wyoming Preference Points by November 2nd

As a reminder, Wyoming no longer provides the option to purchase a point if you are unsuccessful in the license draw. Instead, you must go to the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish (WDFG) website and purchase your points during the preference point purchase period of July 1-Nov. 2.

To get started, CLICK HERE and follow the steps to purchase your preference points. If you don’t already have an account with WDFG, you will need to create a new account. It’s fast and easy to do. You DO NOT need to know areas to purchase points.  They are simply points that are attached to your account.

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Why Purchase Preference Points in Wyoming

Whether or not you have specific plans to hunt in Wyoming, purchasing preference points now is a great idea. This will make planning a future hunt much easier. And it will open up more opportunities down the road.

As a nonresident hunter, having preference points will greatly increase your chances of drawing your licenses. Most of the elk areas require points to draw. Many Mule deer units also require points to draw. While some antelope hunts can be drawn without points, having preference points will greatly increase your options, and help ensure that you draw a tag when you’re ready to book a hunt.

Purchasing points in Wyoming is relatively inexpensive. Unlike some other western states, you are not required to purchase a nonresident hunting license in order to acquire points. You can simply log into your account on the WGFD website, and purchase one point, per species, per year. A Wyoming preference point for antelope is $31. A point for deer is $41. And a preference point for elk in Wyoming is $52.

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Start Building Points in Wyoming This Year

If you haven’t started building preference points in Wyoming, don’t wait. It’s easy and it will create much better hunting opportunities for you in the future. We can tell you one thing for sure – tags sure aren’t getting easier to draw each year. When you’re ready to plan that hunting trip, having a point or two will be a big asset and help make our job of securing your licenses much easier.

To learn more about hunting in Wyoming with us at Table Mountain Outfitters, please explore the rest of our website. If you have specific questions, you can give us a call at 307-632-6352 or send us a message.

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