DENVER -Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters interested in leftover limited licenses and over-the-counter turkey licenses in person and by phone sales begin at 9 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, Aug. 4. Online sales begin at midnight MDT, Aug. 5.
Leftover limited licenses are licenses that have gone through the draw process and still have quota remaining. The list of leftover licenses available for purchase is now available at cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx.
Choose to purchase in person at more than 700 licensing agents, including CPW locations, or by phone (800-244-5613) beginning Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. Purchase online beginning Aug. 5 at midnight at http://cpw.state.co.us/BuyApply/pages/hunting.aspx.
In addition to a current and valid photo ID, proof of residency and social security number, anyone buying a license must have a Hunter Education card, unless the hunter was born before Jan. 1, 1949. Online verification requires input of the hunter education information located on the card and the state in which it was issued. Bring this card with you for in-person sales.
To sign up for a Hunter Education course go to cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/HunterEducation.aspx. To request a replacement Colorado hunter education card, go to cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/HE-CardReplacement.aspx.
Resources are available at cpw.state.co.us/BuyApply/pages/hunting.aspx. If you have questions about hunting, contact CPW at 303-297-1192.
Thousands of over the counter with cap licenses for bear also remain available. Interested license buyers should refer to the 2015 Big Game Brochure for season participation requirement.
Refer to cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx for resources to assist in purchasing online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and license agents.
CPW is an enterprise agency, relying primarily on license sales, state parks fees and registration fees to support its operations, including: 42 state parks and more than 350 wildlife areas covering approximately 900,000 acres, management of fishing and hunting, wildlife watching, camping, motorized and non-motorized trails, boating and outdoor education. CPW’s work contributes approximately $6 billion in total economic impact annually throughout Colorado.