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Colorado 2019 Big Game Leftover License Sales Available Aug 6 

Submitted by:  TBC Press
Posted on: 08/01/19
News # 12751
However, hopeful hunters may also opt to avoid the crowds by purchasing their license online at Hunters may also purchase by phone at 800-244-5613, at CPW offices and parks, and CPW sales agents.

The 2019 Leftover List is available on CPW’s website, allowing sportspersons to find the specific licenses they hope to purchase on Leftover Day. Tips for purchasing online or at CPW offices are provided below.

Online Purchase Prep
Hunters are encouraged to make sure their account is valid at Be prepared for Leftover Day by completing the following checklist BEFORE purchases begin on Tuesday, August 6 at 9 a.m MDT. 

1. Validate or create your customer account.
If you are an existing customer, log in to to confirm that you can access your account. If you forgot your password, click the “forgot your password” link to have a new one sent. If you are experiencing issues logging in to your account, please call CPW at 303-297-1192 (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. MT) or Aspira at 800-244-5613 (24/7) for assistance.

Visit CPW’s Leftover Day tips page for more information. 

IMPORTANT: You cannot purchase a license for someone else over the phone. The option to buy for someone else is only available in person. Please call the office or CPW sales agent you plan to visit ahead of time to find out their procedures for Leftover Day, as procedures can vary from location to location.

If applying by phone please note that there will be longer than usual wait times for both Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Aspira. To expedite the purchasing process, please try purchasing your license online at
Coming August 8: Over-The-Counter & Over-The-Counter with Caps Licenses

Over-the-counter (OTC) licenses, available to resident and nonresident hunters, are restricted to certain units, seasons, and manners of take. These licenses are not limited in quota, so customers can purchase these licenses at any time until the day before the hunting season begins. After the season starts, these licenses are available at CPW locations only, with the exception of archery elk OTC licenses and plains elk OTC licenses, which can be purchased at any CPW sales agent. Customer bag limits still apply.

Over-the-counter with caps licenses are licenses with a limited quota only available on a first-come, first-served basis for both resident and nonresident hunters.

Both over-the-counter and over-the-counter licenses with caps are sold online at, by phone at 800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and sales agents, starting at 9 a.m. MDT on August 8.

For more information on OTC and OTC with caps licenses, please see;  Colorado Parks and Wildlife preparing for leftover license sales beginning August 6  and /or the 2019 Colorado Big Game Brochure.

Stock Image courtesy of AR fish & game

Colorado Parks and Wildlife locations statewide are preparing for Leftover Day on Tuesday, August 6, beginning at 9 a.m. Mountain time. 

For those new to Leftover Day, the first Tuesday in August, this year August 6, is the date CPW begins selling licenses that have gone through the draw process but still have a quota remaining. 

Licenses offered during the draw but not yet claimed often represent prime hunting opportunities and become available on a first come, first served basis on Leftover Day. In the past, lines have accumulated long before our office doors open as hunters try to get the first shot at prime hunting licenses left over from the draw. 

Colorado 2019 Big Game Leftover License Sales Available Aug 6