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Is it possible to purchase a Wyoming cow tag with zero points? Can you get one without entering the draw?
Title should read Wyoming cow tag??
Dang I was sure hoping I could get me one of them cow rags.
Sometimes you can get leftover tags. Depends on the zone, of course.
Yes, you can buy left overs. You can call the G&F and they'll tell you. A lot them will be hard access like private or wilderness.
Yes, you can absolutely get a good cow tag as a leftover. Full price or reduced price.
Hurry though. The left over draw Is done. Wife and I each got cow tags with no points. I looked at the OTC list and it was slim pickings. Mostly very difficult access
Reduced price cow tags do not use or take PP to draw, they are random . So any Type 6, 7 or 8 cow tag would be a random draw. I would not buy a left over area 6-6 cow tag. It is mostly private land and very hard to get access. Some do use scattered state and BLM sections and parcels but move on and off of them.
Here is your list of available cow tags that are left to buy
Gives ya a chance to reference access ect before ya buy
Good luck, Robb
I should have mentioned in my original post that I am looking for 2020 or beyond.
I won’t have any points but would like to return to Wyoming to hunt elk, cows, if a bull tag is not a possibility.
Since you are looking at 2020 and beyond, here is what I would do. 1st choice-A type 1,2 or 9 hunt that has random tags. (Odds are low, but someone has to draw!) 2nd choice- A cow tag of your choice.
You won't accrue any PP's unless you buy them between 7/1 & 10/31. Depending upon odds, you are likely to draw a cow tag. (And you still have a tiny chance of drawing a bull elk tag in a good unit)
Reduced price, additional cow tags are what you want. Some are valid on NF and public lands some are private land only. The cow tags valid on the NF are pretty popular but random draw so everyone has the same odds. Some Type 4 tags will be left after the initial draw and do not use PP in the leftover draw, they are full price tags though. Look over the license list and look for cow tags in your chosen any elk area. The number of cow tags given every year can change based on population estimates released in the spring.