Dates you need to know about Colorado’s 2022 hunting season

Elk, Pronghorn, Bear, Oh my! It’s time to complete your applications for the 2022 Colorado big game hunting season.

Although many hunts only take place in the fall, now is the time to file those applications. Elk, deer, moose, mountain lion and bear licenses will all require an application to be submitted by the April deadline. Although you don’t have to pay the application fee until you draw, you must submit everything by an important deadline. next month.

Dates you need to know about Colorado’s 2022 hunting season

Find out all the important dates you need to know for Colorado’s 2022 hunting season by scrolling through the updates below.

We have the deadline for your application, 2022 hunting license prices for Colorado residents and non-residents, and we will review the window for each hunt and what are the legal hunting hours in Colorado for the big game season. game.


The 2022 Colorado Moose Hunt

Colorado Bull Elk in heat

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  • Permit Submission Deadline: Permit applications are already being accepted for the 2022 hunting season. The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. Colorado Big Game license applications will only be accepted online at cpw.state.co.us or by phone: 1-800-244-5613 (24/7) Paper applications will no longer be accepted.
  • License fees 2022: Colorado residents will pay $57.90 for an Elk license while non-residents will pay between $525 and $700.
  • hunting season: In 2022, Archers can start on September 2n/a at 30, Muzzleloaders can start on September 10and until the 18th, and anyone hunting elk with a rifle can start on October 15and at 19and.
  • Hunting hours: Legal game hunting hours in Colorado begin one-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

2022 Colorado Deer Hunt

whitetail deer

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  • Permit submission deadline: Permit applications are already being accepted for the 2022 hunting season. The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. The cost of the request is not due until you draw.
  • License fees 2022: A deer hunting license for a Colorado resident in 2022 will cost just over $42 this year. Non-residents will be charged $420.23 to come to Colorado to hunt our deer.
  • Hunting season: (see below)
  • archers can hunt Plains Deer east of I-25 from 10/1 to 10/28, again from 11/9 to 11/30, and a third time from 12/15 to 12/31. White-tailed deer hunts begin from 1/10 to 28/10, from 9/11 to 30/11 and from 15/12 to 31/12.
  • Muzzleloader (draw only) can hunt plains deer and white-tailed deer from 10/08 to 10/16
  • Musket hunters can start hunting plains deer and white-tailed deer from 10/29 to 11/8. A late plains deer and white-tailed deer season will open from 1/12 to 14/12.
  • Hunting hours: One-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

2022 Colorado Deer and Elk Hunting

Combined Attachment DeerElk Hunt in Colorado

  • Permit submission deadline: The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. The cost of the request is not due until you draw.
  • License fees 2022:
  • A Deer hunting license for a Colorado resident in 2022 will cost just over $42 this year. Non-residents will be charged $420.23 to come to Colorado to hunt our deer.
  • Colorado residents will pay $57.90 for a Moose permit while non-residents will pay between $525 and $700.
  • Hunting season: The second season of the combined deer and elk hunt runs from 10/29 to 11/6. The 3rd The season starts from 12/11 to 18/11. A limited handset 4and The season runs from 11/23 to 11/27.
  • Hunting hours: One-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

The 2022 Colorado Pronghorn Hunt

  • Permit Submission Deadline: Permit applications are already being accepted for the 2022 hunting season. The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. The cost of the request is not due until you draw.
  • License fees 2022: Colorado residents will pay $42.01 this year while out-of-state residents will pay $423.23.
  • hunting season: Pronghorn Bucks 8/15 to 8/31, Pronghorn either gender 9/1 to 9/20
  • archers can hunt from 8/15 to 8/31 or select a split season from 8/15 to 8/31 and 9/1 to 9/20.
  • Muzzle loader (Draw Only) can hunt Pronghorn from 9/21 to 9/29
  • Musket hunts can begin from 1/10 to 9/10.
  • Hunting hours: One-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

2022 Colorado Mountain Lion Hunt

  • It is illegal to obtain a Mountain Lion license or hunt Mountain Lions in the State of Colorado without first obtaining Mountain Lion Certificate of Education issued only by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Safe to say this one is off the table unless you said the credentials. To learn more about the Colorado Mountain Lion Education and Identification Class Click here. Once you have certification, you will still need to obtain a hunting license.
  • License fees 2022: For those who qualify, the Mountain Lion license will cost Colorado residents $56.20, non-residents will pay $358.23
  • hunting season: The spring season runs from 01/04 to 30/04

2022 Colorado Moose Hunt

  • Permit submission deadline: The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. The cost of the request is not due until you draw.
  • License fees 2022: A Moose permit will cost $319.58 for a Colorado resident and $2,343 for a non-resident.
  • Hunting season: Archers can hunt moose from 9/10 to 9/30. Muzzleloader (Draw Only) is to hunt moose during deer and elk season from 9/10 to 9/19. Rifles can be used to hunt moose in Colorado from 1/10 to 14/10.
  • Hunting hours: One-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

The 2022 Colorado Bear Hunt

A black bear is searching a forest in Canada

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  • Permit submission deadline: The deadline is 8:00 p.m. on April 5and2022. The cost of the request is not due until you draw.
  • License fees 2022: A Colorado resident will pay $40.45 for a bear hunting license, a non-resident will pay $103.60.
  • Hunting season:
  • archers can hunt bears from 02/09 to 30/09.
  • Muzzleloader (draw only) hunters can hunt bears from 9/10 to 9/18.
  • Musket the season works a little differently with the Colorado bears. Bear hunting in September is restricted from 02/09 to 30/09. 1st Rifle bear season runs from 10/15 to 10/19. The second season runs from 10/29 to 11/6. The 3rd The season runs from 12/11 to 18/11, and the 4and The season runs from 11/23 to 11/27. Rifle bear hunting on private land is authorized from 02/09 to 17/11 unless otherwise indicated.
  • Hunting hours: One-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset, unless specifically restricted by state. Go to cpw.state.co.us/huntingresources to see sunrise and sunset information for the state.

Fishing in Colorado

Fishing. fish under water

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  • Permit Submission Deadline: There is no expiry date. Just make sure you have a valid permit the day of your fishing trip.
  • License fees 2022: An annual fishing license for a Colorado resident will cost around $36 and will be valid for 1 year. If you buy a license in March 2022. It will expire in March 2023. Click here for more information on buying a fishing license online. Residents and non-residents will need a fishing license.
  • fishing season: All state waters are open to fishing using all manners of catch day and night, year-round.
  • Fishing hours: Allowed at all times with the appropriate fishing license.

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